Best Countries to Move To - For Less Dollars
Five Countries to Move To With Less Than 500.00$ Per Month!
What are the cheapest countries to move to while offering a good quality of life?
The cost of living compared to most western countries is one of the reasons that push many people to consider moving away. Especially in these hard economic times where saving money is not something doable anymore.
These destinations listed below are among the world's most exotic, beautiful and budget travel destinations on the planet. And the cheapest to move to.
Typically you must point the compass and follow two rules: first, if the destination is cheap to go on holiday, then so is living there. Secondly, the farther you go from towns and attractions, the cheaper it becomes.
I have only visited Two places out of this list and the rest come from doing research. Please do take the time and ask your travel agent for more information.
Five Countries To Move Too
500.00$ per month will not allow you to live in an apartment with a view looking out toward the sea, but you can find affordable accommodation. For 15$ dollars a month (give or take a few dollars) around northern Chiang Mai, or 80$ dollars if you're considering being closer to the coast.
The low cost of Thailand food sold on the street; you're looking at a dollar per chicken with rice or noodles. You will have plenty of money left for restaurants, shopping etc.
Recent history about Cambodia's poverty does not make this country one of the first that comes to mind as a destination for emigrating.
The cost of living is similar if not better than Thailand and with about 400.00$ per month you can live in the capital Phnom Penh.
The city is becoming popular with foreigners and housing prices are rising. It is difficult to find something for less than 200.00$ per month.
It is easy to live in Cambodia. Food prices are similar or perhaps even lower to those of Thailand. Dining at the restaurant will cost approximately 1.50$.
Living in Cambodia where there are no fast food chains, can change your life!
Traveling and living abroad
Another exotic destination and economical place would be the Philippines.
The capital, Manila, is a little more expensive, but in the province of Cebu, one of the most developed areas in the Philippines offer golf courses, beaches and shopping malls. You can rent an apartment for approximately 150.00$ per month.
To buy food in the Philippines is not expensive. An average of 150.00$ per month will cover most expenses, including alcohol and tobacco.
The Philippines offer a special visa for retirees that you can get at the age of 35, with a deposit of 50.000$ in a Philippine Bank. Over 50 years, a deposit of 10.000$ is required and must provide proof of a pension of 800.00$ per month for individuals, or one thousand dollars a month, per couple.
Malaysia offers a similar program for pensioners called My Second Home.
There's no need to have a lot of money to survive in Costa Rica. In addition, the nation has 12 different climatic zones to satisfy every need, even though the climate is typically tropical.
Prices in San José are low and the cost of living is among the lowest in the world. You can easily live with 425 dollars per month if you share a house or apartment with friends.
Of course the cost of a rental in San José is a lot higher. But if you were to go approximately 75 kilometres from San Jose in any direction you can rent a house medium-sized for less than 200 dollars per month.
You can get an excellent meal at any restaurant for less than 4 dollars. If you enjoy cooking it would cost you even less. The average cost of a dozen bananas costs about 30 Cents, and a pack of cigarettes costs 90 Cents.
Costa Rica offers the opportunity to learn how to surf, and also some basic Spanish lessons, at very low cost.
Your dream of paradise at an affordable price can come true in Belize. One of the most beautiful countries in Central America. It offers beautiful beaches and a sub-tropical climate. The official language is English.
Belize is also a paradise for lovers who enjoy diving, thanks to one of the finest marine ecosystems in the world.
The cost of living in Belize is similar to Costa Rica. For a large house in Cayo, about a one hour drive from Belize City, you are looking at approximately 210.00$ per month. If you intend to share and split the cost with two other friends then you are looking at approximately 70.00$ per month.
Food bought at the market is cheap but if you buy imported products you will spend a little more.
If you are above 45 years of age you can then consider retiring in Belize. The Retired Persons Incentive Program can help you live a lifestyle without taxes! You heard right! No more taxes!
Keep in mind that the climate in Belize has both a dry and rainy season. Rain begins in May and ends in October. It rains quite a lot and there are often hurricanes. If you want to spend only a few months in Belize then you should go between Novemeber and April.
I hope you have a great Life wherever you choose to live!