An Expat Talks about Moving to
Punta Del Este, Uruguay
Sep 05, 2017
Punta Del Este, Uruguay
An expat in Uruguay talks about moving to the beautiful resort town of Punta Del Este. She talks about housing prices, what to bring and leave behind and more.
What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
Punta Del Este
Name three things that you wish you had brought and three you wish you had left at home.
3 Things I Wish I Had Brought:
1) Reverse osmosis system
3) Patio furniture
3 Things I Wished I Had Left At Home:
1) Some of our artwork (no good place to store)
2) Kitchen gadgets
3) Bulky items
Expat Health Insurance
Choosing an expat health insurance
provider is an important decision. Take a minute to get a quote from our trusted expat health insurance partner, CIGNA
. Sponsored by CIGNA.
What advice would you give someone preparing to move to your area about the actual move, choosing a neighborhood and finding a home?
Research, research, research. Try to find competent people. Find out other people's experiences. Join expat forums for Uruguay to solicit information. Visit as many places as possible to get a feel for the neighborhoods & options available.
What type of housing do you live in? Is this typical for most expats in your area?
House Yes. Most expats live in houses, condos or apartments.
How did you choose your neighborhood and find your home or apartment?
Looked for an area with natural beauty, reasonable taxes, and slightly off the beaten path.....
Are your housing costs higher or lower than they were in your home country? What is the average cost of housing there?
Lower than the taxes where I lived in the States. Average cost of housing in Punta Del Este of interest to expats is $200-450k.
10 Tips for Living in Uruguay
Uruguay may not be the most popular expat destination, but expats there are probably hoping that the truth about Uruguay's healthy lifestyle, family-oriented culture and beautiful beaches doesn't get out.
5 Great Places to Retire in South America
Expats offered their recommendations for places to retire in South America. We know that this is a short list and hope you'll add your favorites below in the comments section.
Expat Uruguay: 7 Best Places to Live in Uruguay
Expats in Uruguay agree that the best thing about living in Uruguay is the friendly people. In addition to the friendly locals, the weather, beautiful beaches and stable economy make it a great place to live. We've compiled a list of the 7 best places to live in Uruguay based upon expats' recommendations.
Write a Comment about this Expat Report