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Costa Rica: Forward Mail, Mail Forwarding, Mail Forwarding Service for Expatriates

Moving Overseas? Find International Mail Forwarding Services for Expatriates and International Travelers. Keep a US Mailing Address for mail handling and merchandise forwarding.

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US Global Mail - the leader in Expat Mail Forwarding service and a trusted partner of Expat Exchange - provides you with a reliable, inexpensive and high-tech solution to manage all US mail when overseas. Each client gets a unique street address in the US. All mail and packages coming in to this address are logged, photographed and available to view online on your personal Virtual Mailbox. One-click instructions on how to manage each piece i.e. consolidating packages, shipping options, scanning letters, shredding etc. Plans as low as $10/month! Shipping options include Fed Ex, USPS, DHL and USPS.

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Culture-Shock-in-Mal-PaisAn Expat Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Mal Pais, Costa Rica

An expat in Mal Pais, Costa Rica provides a detailed culture shock report that offers a great example of someone who has learned to roll with the punches that come with expat life in a somewhat remote location. Covers everything from mosquitoes, to finding products from the local grocer, to getting your laptop repaired. And don't for get about the fruit bats and monkey poop!

An expat in Mal Pais, Costa Rica provides a detailed culture shock report that offers a great example of someone who has learned to roll with the punches that come with expat life in a somewhat remote...

Living-in-MatapaloAn Expat Discusses Living in Matapalo, Costa Rica

An expat in Matapalo, Costa Rica talks about living in this laid back beach town on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. He advises other newcomers to be prepared to blend in and slow down.

An expat in Matapalo, Costa Rica talks about living in this laid back beach town on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. He advises other newcomers to be prepared to blend in and slow down. ...

10-Tips-for-Living-in-Costa-Rica10 Tips for Living in Costa Rica

Should you wear jeans and a t-shirt in San Jose? Did you know that one place may have twice the rain and be windy compared to another place 10km away? Read our 10 Tips for Living in Costa Rica for insights from expats who have been there and done that.

Should you wear jeans and a t-shirt in San Jose? Did you know that one place may have twice the rain and be windy compared to another place 10km away? Read our 10 Tips for Living in Costa Rica for i...

Best-Places-to-Live-in-Costa-Rica7 Best Places to Live in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a relatively safe, eco-friendly, expat-friendly destination with gorgeous beaches and friendly locals. Many expats say that housing and food prices in Costa Rica are high. We've gathered information submitted by expats about Tamarindo, Dominical, Ojochal, Atenas, Escazu, Grecia and others popular towns.

Costa Rica is a relatively safe, eco-friendly, expat-friendly destination with gorgeous beaches and friendly locals. Many expats say that housing and food prices in Costa Rica are high. We've gathere...

5-Tips-For-Living-in-San-Jose,-Costa-Rica5 Tips For Living in San Jose, Costa Rica

The majority of expats in San Jose, actually choose to live not in the city, but outside of it. There are great options in the surrounding area, including places that are closer to the coast than San Jose.

The majority of expats in San Jose, actually choose to live not in the city, but outside of it. There are great options in the surrounding area, including places that are closer to the coast than San...

Top-5-Reasons-Expats-Move-to-Central-AmericaTop 5 Reasons Expats Move to Central America

From lower cost of living to affordable healthcare and beachfront living, expats discuss the top reasons they moved to Central America.
From lower cost of living to affordable healthcare and beachfront living, expats discuss the top reasons they moved to Central America....

10-Expats-Talk-About-What-Its-Like-Living-in-Costa-Rica10 Expats Talk About What It's Like Living in Costa Rica

Expats living in Costa Rica talk about Pura Vida, deciding where to live in Costa Rica, meeting people and more.
Expats living in Costa Rica talk about Pura Vida, deciding where to live in Costa Rica, meeting people and more....

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