Tuesday, October 29, 2013

8- Best places to retire abroad - Cuenca, ECUADOR # 6

MarketWatch, 29 OCT 2013

6. Cuenca, Ecuador

Monthly budget: $1,300
Monthly rent: $500
Ecuador is one of the most affordable places in the world to retire and to buy or rent a home. It‘s very accessible from the U.S.—you can fly direct from both Quito and Guayaquil to Miami, Atlanta, Houston, New York, and Atlanta. 


   Temperatures are constant year-round, as is the length of each day. Quito and Cuenca boast hospitals with state-of-the-art equipment and specialists in all fields. A visit to the doctor can cost just $20.
Foreign retirees in Ecuador are eligible for a number of discounts, including transportation, property taxes, utilities and airfare....http://www.marketwatch.com/story/best-places-to-retire-abroad-2013-10-29

1 comment:

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