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Keeping a U.S. Address

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Stellabaldwin
6/12/2016 11:47 EST

We are planning on moving to Playa Del Carmen. We have been advised to continue to receive our mail in the states if only at a service that accepts and forwards mail. Is it necessary or even advisable to do this or should we have our mail forwarded directly to our Mexican address?

Thanks.

snorkelmom
6/13/2016 22:36 EST

That was very helpful. I am going to keep that information. Thank you for posting all of that!

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Launia
6/13/2016 11:33 EST

Having been an expat all my life and I am 70, iand now retired in Mexico, i read your message with attention and I will use some of your advises. But re family in the States caring for your mail, for myself may be not a good idea. I am not sure who want that burden. In Mexico for ten years with a box at the local post office for a few pesos per year has worked wonders. Re Amazon, just received a book very fast, but without telling me Amazin sent via dhl, which is okay but there is not delivery where my property is, which is okay as well because dhl keep the lackage at their office and nest time i will write their address on the order and dhl will call me or i will track. Same day i sent same book to my son in grand cayman, and to us in mexico. Amazon usa sent and it arrived here in two days and in grand cayman within a week.
Re health insura ce we have know and at 70 the Mexican private companies do not accept us anymore. So at 62 it is fine and it would be fine to be paying higher but at one point you might get rejected. Anyways thank you for all these infos.

nelsonokelmgmailcom
6/13/2016 10:17 EST

I am in PV. I use MailBoxesEct. Mail goes to Miami and arrives at the store in PV within about one week. Secure and trustworthy. Using the Mexican mail system isn't even as good as a crap shoot. The monthly fee is about $40 US. I just consider it the cost of doing business. I do order some items from the US and if they are small and light it is not a killer. If I need a card replaced, or to receive an absentee ballot it is not a problem.

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