Did you know that living abroad allows Expats to opt out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Plans (Obamacare)? Are you still paying outrageous US health insurance premiums for coverage that might not even reach to where you are living abroad? We speak weekly to people paying thousands of US dollars a month for their ACA plans with deductibles as high as $6,000 or $7,000. When we ask why, a lot of the answers are, “We thought we had to” or, “We want the option to have care in the US”. Regardless of your political view of what is happening with Obamacare in the US, as of now it is still the law of the land and affects you.
Flying to and from San Miguel de Allende can be a pain because it does not have its own airport. Most people fly into León or Querétaro via a connection in Dallas, Houston, or Los Angeles. Tickets can cost a small fortune seeing as how the airports are not large and have they limited destinations. [...]
There are millions of American expats abroad, many of them are relishing the travels and adventures. However, one can never be too careful. Find out why thousands of expats are researching medical tourism. If you have wondered if medical tourism insurance was right for your particular needs, this article can help. What is Medical Tourism? [...]
This article concerns the American government. (This is not an article concerning the Mexican government and the legal registration of that vehicle in Mexico. For answers to how to import your car to Mexico, click here.) When you move south of the border, and you decide to keep your American car in Mexico, after some [...]
Home rental in San Miguel de Allende are easy to find if you know what to look for. Here are a few tips when it comes to finding and selecting an apartment or home to rent. GET A FEEL FOR THE CITY: First, don’t rent anything here without visiting and getting to know the area. [...]
A trip to a Mexican hospital is a very different experience than in the United States or Canada. Knowing what to expect, and some planning ahead of time, will save time and stress. I recently saw a study that stated that 1 in 13 individuals over 50 years old will visit a hospital at least [...]
A medical emergency in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico can be a frightening situation. It is important to be prepared and have a plan. In San Miguele, we have access to excellent emergency services, doctors, and hospitals. If you suffer a medical emergency in San Miguel de allende, simply call 911 (911 is used for [...]
Many Expats move to Mexico and have no idea what coverage they might have from their Medicare program back in the US while here in Mexico. First and foremost Medicare WILL NOT cover you in Mexico. However if you purchased a Medicare supplement or a Medigap policy, some coverage might extend to you while abroad.