Expat in Mexico Update – Healthcare, Shopping and More [Podcast] – Career Pivot

Being an Expat in Mexico

Podcast #161 – Marc Talks about being an Expat in Mexico after 18 Months

Description: Being an Expat in Mexico

In this episode, Marc talks about life as an expat in Mexico after 18 months. He gives you an update on:

  • Healthcare
  • Health Insurance including Medicare
  • Voting from Abroad
  • Shopping and Safety

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For previous episodes on becoming an expat please click here. We will cover the following topics:

  • Healthcare and Health Insurance
  • Changes of season
  • Voting from Abroad
  • Shopping
  • Safety

Healthcare and Health Insurance – Expat in Mexico

Marc’s wife signed up Medicare Part A and B but not D. The signup process was done via the U.S. Embassy in Guadalajara Mexico. We learned everything from the Medicare for Dummies Book. Marc spent about $1000 on his wife’s medication. Marc’s wife will sign up for Skymed for emergency transport in the case of a medical emergency.

Change Season – Expat in Mexico

Festival season is extensive. The major festival in Ajijic is FIESTAS DE SAN ANDRÉS. We went to Guanajuato for the week of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. We took the ETN bus line to Guanajuato from Guadalajara and paid for the tickets at OXXO.  

Voting in the primaries. VoteFromAbroad.org

Shopping – Expat in Mexico

Costco of Mexico

Home Depot of Mexico

Plaza Andares

Tianguis (Street Markets) in Chapala and Ajijic, Mexico

Safety – Expat in Mexico

Real dangers include:

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