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Monday, October 19th 2015

911 Emergency in Mexico and San Miguel De Allende

As a foreigner or non-resident, it's important to be prepared and have a plan in case of an emergency. If you suffer a medical emergency in San Miguel de Allende, like elsewhere in Mexico, you can simply call 911.

Sunday, October 18th 2015

Medicare and the Expat and a Plan

Many Expats move to Mexico and have no idea what coverage they might have from their Medicare program back in the US while here in Mexico. First and foremost Medicare WILL NOT cover you in Mexico. However if you purchased a Medicare supplement or a Medigap policy, some coverage might extend to you while abroad.

Monday, October 5th 2015

American Foods in San Miguel de Allende

Living here in San Miguel de Allende, you can get almost anything you need in life. Everything is available if you are willing to pay for it—and then maybe only one of everything. This is most definitely true of American foods in San Miguel de Allende. Foods that are eaten by Mexicans in daily life are plentiful and more than reasonably priced.

Monday, October 5th 2015

Driving in Mexico

RULES AND ADVICE FOR DRIVING IN MEXICO: Driving in Mexico is an adventure. It allows you the freedom to visit places off the beaten track, discover treasures, and see gems most people will never experience. My friends in the United States view us in awe that we would attempt such an adventure.

Friday, June 5th 2015

Is It Safe to Live in Mexico? WeExpats on Safety in Mexico

When clients find out WeExpats is based in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, we are frequently asked: Is it safe to live in Mexico? How safe is it to live in Mexico? And we often reply, “How safe is it to live in the US?” People will answer: “Well, it depends where you live."

Friday, April 10th 2015

Shopping San Miguel

Shopping in San Miguel de Allende can be a pleasant experience without the hustle and bustle of larger cities in Mexico. Small artsy shops are found along the idyllic streets without the name-brand shopping one would come to expect from larger cities. Shopping in San Miguel is often a pleasurable experience with great service and high-quality goods.

Saturday, October 4th 2014

How we get mail here in Mexico

There are many reasons why someone might need to get American mail in Mexico. WeExpats in particular requires marketing materials, statements, brochures, and policies. These all require the ability to send and receive American mail in San Miguel de Allende. Receiving American mail in Mexico used to be a hassle with lost packages and the like, however now there are practical solutions.

Tuesday, August 5th 2014

San Miguel de Allende INTERNET

Living abroad can be a challenge. Often things that are as small as finding an internet in San Miguel de Allende. However, WeExpats has made an effort to put together an easy guide to getting internet service in Mexico. Internet Service: Here in San Miguel de Allende we have four choices for internet.

Tuesday, October 1st 2013

San Miguel Cell Phone Service

Have you wondered what is the best way to get a cell phone in San Miguel de Allende? Like much of the rest of Mexico, getting a cell phone in San Miguel can be cheap and easy if you know what to do. Here we have recommendations on choosing between cell phone service providers in San Miguel de Allende.

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