Living in Panama
|Panama Cost of Living
The low cost of living in Panama allows the average expat to live very well on a budget considerably lower than is required in their home country (especially for those coming from a typical big city or suburban area in the United States, Canada, or Western Europe). With a monthly budget as low as $1200 one can live a very comfortable (some might say luxurious!) lifestyle here in Panama. More…..
|Panama Residency Visas
Due to the increasing number of foreigners visiting Panama seeking residency, the Panamanian government recently updated its immigration and visa laws. Law 20 of 2008 created new mechanisms through which visitors could obtain temporary or permanent residency. Under Panamanian immigration laws, there are several different kinds of visas that authorize an alien either to visit or reside in Panama, as long as she/he meets the requirements established under the law. More…..
|Direct Flights USA/Canada
Panama’s tourism authority is working hard at lobbying airlines around the world to establish more direct flights to Panama. So far the results have been encouraging. Some of the airlines that already have direct flights to Panama include American Airlines, Copa Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, KLM, and Spirit Airlines. More…