POLS Panama Relocation & Immigration Blog

PANAMA REOPENING FOR INTERNATIONAL TOURISM ON OCTOBER 12th : Weekly News Roundup, August 27th, 2020

Panama news
Print Friendly

Welcome to the Panama Weekly News Roundup! Here’s the latest. Continue reading »

Posted in Panama News | Leave a comment

How to find the best healthcare coverage in Panama!

Screen Shot 2019-04-03 at 6.09.08 PM
Print Friendly


Finding good healthcare, and taking care of you and your family’s health and well-being are critical to relocating to a foreign country, and Panama’s no different. Finding the right doctor, insurance, medication, and emergency services can seem like a daunting task in a country you don’t know much about. Luckily, Panama has some of the best quality healthcare in the Americas, and at a cost that is more often than not, reasonable and fair. For a country of its size, Panama’s high quality hospitals, doctors, and physical rehabilitation centers are well known in the region. So much so, that many people come to Panama as tourists, just for medical procedures. Here’s why:
Continue reading »

Posted in Panama Health Care | Leave a comment

Panama’s Luxury Hotel Market at a Glance

Screen Shot 2019-04-03 at 5.31.36 PM
Print Friendly


In the past ten years, Panama’s luxury tourism industry has grown at an unprecedented rate. This means big business for hotels and resorts, both local and international, to jump in deep to this market. It’s no secret that Panama has been building hotels and resorts at a break-neck pace over the past few years. Many hoteliers have even been criticized for over-building and saturating the market. But the numbers for future growth are too good to not take that risk.

In true Panama style, this boom has been accompanied by an “all-or-nothing” attitude that’s pushing bigger and better hotels. Luxury and large is the trend, and there are some great new hotels/resorts that embody this to a tee. Here’s a quick review of some of Panama’s best:
Continue reading »

Posted in Investing in Panama, Panama Holidays | Leave a comment

Chinese challenge in Panama. : Weekly News Roundup, August 21st, 2020

Panama news
Print Friendly

Welcome to the Panama Weekly News Roundup! Here’s the latest. Continue reading »

Posted in Panama News | Leave a comment

Check out Volcan, Panama, a top relocation spot for expats

Screen Shot 2019-05-08 at 11.25.09 AM
Print Friendly


Retirement in Panama is big these days, and there are many communities that cater to expats of all ages and budgets. The western mountains of Panama have long been a top retirement destination for both expats and locals, especially Boquete. But recently, and under the radar of many, another local town in Chiriqui has been quietly becoming the ideal destination to settle down in Panama. That town is Volcan, and while it’s a bit smaller and quieter than it’s neighbor Boquete, it has lots to offer as a relocation destination, and it’s getting better every year.
Continue reading »

Posted in Relocating to Panama, Retiring in Panama | Leave a comment

Check out these can’t-miss famous sites in Panama City!

Screen Shot 2019-01-30 at 4.55.49 AM
Print Friendly


Panama City has plenty of must-see landmarks and things to do, but getting to visit them all in one trip can be a challenge. Whether it’s a taste of old world Panama in Casco, or a day spent at the majestic Miraflores Locks, there truly is something for every taste and every budget. So, when you plan your next trip to Panama City, it’s important to know what’s in store for you, and where you should go to get the most out of your time spent there. Here’s a quick list of five of the best must-see landmarks in and around Panama City:
Continue reading »

Posted in Panama Arts/Culture, Panama Tourism | Leave a comment

Evo Morales to open Panama Social Forum. : Weekly News Roundup, August 14th, 2020

Panama news
Print Friendly

Welcome to the Panama Weekly News Roundup! Here’s the latest. Continue reading »

Posted in Panama News | Leave a comment

Retiring in Panama: Expectations vs. Reality

Screen Shot 2018-11-04 at 9.59.50 PM
Print Friendly


Retiring in Panama has been popular with many North Americans and Europeans for quite some time now. Over the years, the country has offered fantastic options for expats to spend their retirement in comfort, at a great price, with many amenities and activities to make it all worth while. Have you been thinking about retiring in Panama? Chances are, you’re overwhelmed with all of the information out there. When you do commit to retiring in Panama, it’s time to get ready to live there. That takes some preparation, and more importantly, leveled expectations.

With so many options for retirees in Panama, it can be tough to gauge where you fit in, and how you’ll feel once you’re here. Don’t worry! That’s what we’re here for. Here are some basics that you can prepare for and expect as a new arrival, once you’ve taken the leap to make Panama your new retirement home.
Continue reading »

Posted in Moving to Panama, Retiring in Panama | Leave a comment

Enjoy Panama on a Fixed Retirement Budget in 4 Simple Steps!

Screen Shot 2019-03-01 at 12.03.07 PM
Print Friendly

Retiring to Panama is growing in popularity, and many people from all over the world are making the decision to make Panama their permanent home, as they head into retirement age and pensions. One of the most important aspects of planning your retirement to Panama is setting up a budget that will meet your needs and comforts. Luckily, in Panama, there are plenty of options for retirees (whether pensioners or not) on a limited budget, and lots of great outings and activities you can do at a fraction of the cost you would at home. Here is our top five. Continue reading »

Posted in Retiring in Panama | Leave a comment

Cortizo eliminates humanitarian flights for returning Panamanians : Weekly News Roundup, August 7th, 2020

Panama news
Print Friendly

Welcome to the Panama Weekly News Roundup! Here’s the latest. Continue reading »

Posted in Panama News | Leave a comment