Expat Files – 12.30.16

#1- Driving your car from the US to Latin America(or not): Though its not normally recommended that you drive down, just in case you’re the adventurous type and want to roll the dice, here are a few tips …

#2- Tips on buying a car in Latin America: mostly what NOT to do.

#3 -Mexico’s complicated rules of car ownership for Gringos and foreigners: Yes, you can bring your own car to Mexico from the US but some odd rules apply. However, your residency (temporary, permanent, pensionado) status in Mexico will determine many key things about your car purchases and licensing. Some of these complications go back to the NAFTA free trade agreement signed back in the 1990’s and creeping Big Brother tactics.

#4 Tips on renting a car in Latin America. More specifically what NOT to do.

#5-Announcing the new “Podcast by Phone” feature. You can now listen to the last FIVE Expat Files programs over the phone. The phone number is: 1-701-719-0893

#6- Johnny’s new “Expat Essentials Course” is a blueprint for your Plan B  and the next best way to get started without actually coming to Latin America. At www.ExpatPlanB.com see the three video intros to my new “Expat Essentials” course.


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