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Posted at 07:38 PM in travel Mexico | Permalink
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A few more questions. Have you had any issues at the bank machines obtaining funds? For us a common problem in San Carlos. Have you checked out any of the other campgrounds? Do you make your own fun in the park or are the natives friendly?
Janet Ashworth |
02/27/2017 at 03:08 PM
Nope, no problems at all getting cash out of the bank machines. And all the major grocery stores (Aurerra, Ley, etc) have a bank machine.
Yes, we've checked out a few other campgrounds. There are at least 7 or 8 RV parks here. We may move to a different one this weekend since The Reef apparently gets quite busy/noisy during spring break.
Not sure what you mean 'are the natives friendly'? The other RV-ers here? Or Mexican nationals? We've met super nice people from each group - but outside of volunteering at the dog rescue, we tend to keep to ourselves and do things as a 'couple' as opposed to joining other RV-ers. Maybe you can clarify your question...
02/28/2017 at 10:32 AM
I'm looking at pulling the pin in my early 50's but I'm not sure how people - specifically BC'ers - handle medical and dental benefits. Do you have any tips/sites to recommend about this topic? I've read on some forums that people say that it's probably cheaper for Canadians not to sign up for a benefit plan with the big ones (Sunlife, Manulife) and just "self-insure" - not sure what that means actually.
How do you handle it? Thanks.
03/04/2017 at 10:08 AM
Sorry I can't really help you with this.
My Fella and I have BC healthcare which we pay for ourselves. It doesn't include eye exams, dental or prescriptions.
When we leave Canada for the winter, we buy travel medical insurance which costs $600 CAD for both of us, with a $1000 deductible. We submit the travel med receipts when we file our income taxes, and receive a portion of that money back.
03/06/2017 at 06:10 AM
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