Rod Taylor replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Pet relocation
"Unfortunatly, Copa does not fly out of houston, that flight is operated by United. "
May 10
Bob Raksnis replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Pet relocation
"Thanks All. Our plan is out of Houston on Copa."
May 10
Rod Taylor replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Pet relocation
"You can do the process yourself Bob, it is quite easy if you follow instructions.  Copa, Delta and AA are talking pets, best to get to a city where they fly from first, then direct from there.  Many people rent one way car rentals to a city with a…"
May 10
Bob Raksnis replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Pet relocation
"Thanks for the info. I'll definitely do Copa Air.
I think Rod and Oscar from Retire in Panama Tours also can get us thru immigration with our pup, but I'm still checking. I think our dog is too big for under the seat, so cargo is my only…"
May 6
Richard Sturtz replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Pet relocation
"Fly Copa. See a USA vet for international paperwork and arrival info. You must see the USA vet less than 10 days before arrval.  Be prepaired to spend around $165 to the vet at Panama City airport. Pre-notice of arrival is required."
May 6
Tara Kelly replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Pet relocation
"Hi Bob and Barbara!
I recently traveled with my dog and cat from Florida to Panamá. I used Copa airlines, it was $125 per pet and they sat with us under our seats. The weight limit is 20 lbs but I don't think 22lbs would be a problem. We worked with…"
May 6
Bob Raksnis posted a discussion
Hi there, My wife and I are planning a move to Panama in February. We are relocating from Houston and bringing a 5 year old 22 lb schnauzer. Has anyone moved from Houston to Panama recently? Im trying to figure out why it costs so much.We we're…
May 6
Bob Raksnis posted a discussion
Hi there,For those out there with knowledge of availability, how plentiful are 4 door pickups?My wife and I are planning an October move to the Boquete area, and I would prefer to buy a pickup truck rather than SUV. Thanks, and stay safeBob and…
Feb 21
Bob Raksnis posted a discussion
Hi.Can anyone share some light on your experiences with ambulance services during emergencies ie; dire medical situation where a loved one needs ER type care?Thanks,Bob
Oct 17, 2020
John Clement replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Enrolling in Medicare while living in Panama
"Bob,
RE: Vet question
There is a guy in David who works with Vets. His name is JR. His address is vsochiriqui2008@gmail.com
 
Re; SS & Medicare
You can deal with SS's Balitmore's office.  
                  or
I deal with SS's Regional office in…"
Oct 8, 2020
Bob Raksnis posted a discussion
Hi there,My wife and I are planning a move to Panama in September of next year. I will be 64. My question is, it's easy enough to sign up for Medicare in Panama online, as a US Military veteran, how do I get a new ID card when living there? Is there…
Oct 7, 2020
Bob Raksnis replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Medicare enrollment while living in Panama
"Thanks John. Very good info. I may have to travel back to the US for the ID card, unless the embassy will do it."
Oct 6, 2020
John Clement replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Medicare enrollment while living in Panama
"Bob, this is an article written in 2019. Personalityly I don'tknow since I am not a Vet.
 
https://panamarelocationtours.com/veterans-medical-benefits-in-panama"
Oct 6, 2020
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Oct 5, 2020
Bob Raksnis posted a discussion
Hi there,My wife and I are planning a move to Panama in about a year, and will have Medicare and Tricare. She turns 65 this November, and will pick up her ID card here in the states. But I won't turn 65 until after we move. How do I get an ID card…
Oct 5, 2020
Patrick replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Expat funerals
"Any options if one wants to be buried at sea?
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Sep 22, 2020
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