We at Panama Expat Service provide all the services below to expats already living in Panama, and those that are in the process of moving here. We have a combined 20 years experience in living and working in Panama, and helping Expats with their new lives in Panama.
Oscar and Rod have run semi-private (Groups of 6 – 10) and exclusive private Panama relocation tours for almost 8 years, and we realized there are many expats moving here, and that have already moved here, that have not taken our tours, but still need some help.
If you are just starting the planning process of retiring abroad, and looking at Panama, you may want to check our our relocation tours. But if you have already decided that Panama is the place for you, or you have already arrived here, the below services may be of some help for you.
The True Cost of Living in Panama
Most people know little about Panama and are surprised to discover it is much more developed than expected. Visitors are surprised by the modernity of Panama and the shiny skyscrapers that soar above Panama City's coast. The country has all the amenities one could wish for. By living comfortably in Panama, you will experience the many benefits of a developing economy. At the same time, you can still book an Uber across town for just $5, have your hair cut for around $6, or dine in one of the many great restaurants in the country for only about $30. Does that sound good to you? Your utilities will depend on which part of Panama you live in. While warmer coastal areas like Panama City, most expats [...]
A Panama Retirement Tour; Is It For You?
Are you considering retiring in Panama but need help knowing where to start? A Panama Retirement Tour is the perfect way to explore all Panama offers. In this article, we will discuss why you should retire in Panama, who should take a Panama Retirement Tour, the benefits of a Panama Retirement Tour, the retirement benefits of Panama, and who does not need a Panama Retirement Tour. We will hear from past guests who have taken a Panama Retirement Tour. Why Retire In Panama If you're considering retiring in Panama, there are a few reasons it's a great choice. For starters, the cost of living is low – especially when you compare it to North America. Additionally, the excellent healthcare system provides high-quality services at a lower [...]
How to Bring your Pet to Panama from the US or Canada
Below are the steps on how to bring your pet to Panama from the US or Canada using commercial air travel, both in the cabin and cargo. At the bottom, we will list differences for private flying, prohibited breeds in commercial airlines, maximum weights, ages, service animals, and changes to emotional support animals—also estimate typical fees per pet. If you want assistance with these steps, CLICK HERE to Contact Us. Below is a Live Q & A hosted on August 29th, 2022, about Bringing your Pet to Panama How to Bring Your Pet to Panama from the US or Canada 1. Before 30 days before your arrival date in Panama, make sure your pet has a current Rabies Vaccination. 2. The paperwork requirements [...]
Panama Expat Service with Oscar on the Streets Gives Back
Oscar and Rod have always been of the belief to be part of a community, giving back is important. We both live in Boquete Panama, and for many years have been helping our with non-profit organizations of our town in promoting their services and events. Our “Oscar on the Streets” video productions are shown to up to 20,000 residents of the Chiriquí Province. If you are a non-profit in Chiriquí, contact us here to see if we can help.