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Learn a Lot and Have Fun During Panama Relocation Tours

Panama Relocation Tours is a rolling conference or seminar.  Most of the time while the bus is moving I’m educating you about all the things you need to know to relocate to Panama with the least amount of stress and frustration.  When you learn exactly what to expect, it makes the move so much easier.  You learn about the various visa options, how to find a rental property, where to get affordable health care, how to bring your pet with you to panama, how to get mail, how to buy a car, and much much more….  There is plenty of time for questions too.  A recent tour guest, Tom Simonson made this comment:

I had a great time.  You have a really great itinerary that lets us all learn as we go and your on-bus discussions with the tour book reference makes it easy to absorb. I can not imagine how anyone could learn as much as we did and really understand Panama as we do now, doing it on their own. And the luxury and comfort of your new bus made this rolling seminar a really great value.  Thanks again
Tom Simonson – February 2015 Tour

You’ll learn what it cost to live in various areas, what it costs for cell phone service, getting laundry done, a maid or gardner, haircuts, property taxes, car insurance, and so much more.  If you’re moving to Panama on a fixed income, this is really important information to help you decide if Panama will work for you. Of course, some areas of Panama are much more affordable than others, so there is usually a place in Panama which will fit your budget and have the things you need in your life.

You’ll travel from Panama City all the way west to Chiriqui province during our 6-day all inclusive tours.

Instead of sitting in a conference room full of people, you get to ride in a comfortable bus (with reclining seats) and actually SEE Panama.  You get to visit the most popular expat destinations and visit with expats who live there.

Panama Relocation Tours Bus

Inside the Panama Relocation Tours Bus

Panama City Panama

I really encourage everyone to rent for at least 6-12 months before you make a buying decision but I also know that you want to see what property looks like in Panama so we visit some condos and some houses too.  Rents are so affordable in Panama, it may make more sense to just rent…period!  You’ll have much more flexibility to move.  There will be absolutely no sales pitches or any attempt to pressure you to buy anything.

Condo in Gorgona Panama

Rental in Boquete Panama

Valle Escondido Panama

When we stop for lunch or dinner we meet with expats who live in the area so you can learn from them too.  Jacqui lives in Las Tablas in an $80 a month rental with her two dogs.  She tells the us about life in the Azuero.

Jacqui in Las Tablas

David Van Harn lives in Boquete.  He moved to Panama when he turned 70 and realized that he could no longer afford to live in the United States.  He is happy as a lark in Panama, has plenty of friends, and his social calendar is always full.

David Talk at Big Daddy’s

We also check out grocery stores and department stores so you can walk the aisles to see if they have the things you will need to thrive overseas.  I think you will be pleasantly surprised!

Produce Selection at Romero Grocery Store

Romero Grocery Store Panama

But it’s not all work and no play!

There is also plenty of time for the group to relax by the pools, visit with each other, catch up on emails, go to a local casino, or just take in the amazing Panama.

Relaxing in Santiago aftet

And you’ll get to see what the food is like in Panama.  You’ll be pleasantly surprices to find really good food at really affordable prices.  All meals are included in your tour of course.  See the photo of the $6 fish dinner below. Yummy!

$6 meal in Panama

When we’re are out driving around in Panama, you just never know what you might see.  We saw a cow tied up along side the road munching on the lush green grass.  Horses or bulls in the back of a truck.  During one tour we saw an elephant and some camels in the back on a truck.. they were on the way to a circus.

In January a lot of cars were stopped on the highway.  We thought there was a big accident but they were actually stopped to help a 3-toed sloth get across the PanAmerican Highway.  Last week I even saw a coati in Boquete.

cow in Panama

Coati in Panama

Toucan in Panama


And the flowers!  All year long in Panama you’ll see beautiful flowers!

Flowers in Boquete

If you are considering relocating to Panama, I really encourage you to get out there and SEE Panama.  You simply cannot do that by sitting in a conference room in Panama City.  To see the real Panama and learn everthing you need to know to successfully relocation, join us for a Panama Relocation Tour in 2015.  It’s an investment in your future.

Jackie Lange

Jackie Lange is the founder of Panama Relocation Tours and lives in the highlands of Boquete Panama. She has helped thousands of people relocate to Panama.

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  1. Blane Roy says

    MY wife and I are I interested in possibly moving to Panama. I am a 52 year old disabled veteran and my wife is 49. I was stationed in Panama in the early 80’s briefly and loved it.

    • Panama Relocation Tours says

      Come on down! You’ll see that Panama has changed a LOT! We’d love to show you the new and improved Panama during a Panama Relocation Tour.

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