Business Promotions

Fresh Salmon Arrives This Week – Reserve Your Fillet

Reserve your large fillet (1.9 – 2.2 kg ) or smaller portions (220 g, 150 g).
Smoked Chicken Sausage (Regular and Spicy) is back in stock.
Sale Products This Week
* Smoked Ham (500 grams)
* Squid ( 1 lb. Frozen)
* Swordfish (225 grams)
* Rainbow Trout Fillet

Of course you know that we have Cuenca’s largest selection of seafood and sausages. But, did you know we also sell wine, honey, pickles, chutney, taco chips, salsa, lamb, pork chops, ginger beer and bread?

Deliveries 6 days a week. Order from the comfort of your easy chair on our web site.
www.cuencasalmon.com

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New restrictions on air entry into Ecuador due to COVID-19 Omicron variant

New restrictions on air entry into Ecuador due to COVID-19 Omicron variant

In response to the new variant of COVID-19, Omicron, on November 29, 2021 the government of Ecuador issued new guidelines for air entry into Ecuador. The following guidelines will become effective December 1, 2021:

  • Any person with a point of origin, layover, or transit through South Africa, Botswana, Egypt, Mozambique, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, and Namibia is prohibited from entering the country.
  • All other travelers, citizens, and foreigners must present a Traveler’s Health Declaration digitally when boarding the airline, which is available at the following link:  https://declaracionsalud-viajero.msp.gob.ec/.  If the online form is not available, a physical form may be presented to the Ministry of Health at the point of entry.
  • All passengers entering the country over 16 years of age must present a COVID-19 vaccination card with at least 14 days of validity after completing the vaccine regimen and a negative RT-PCR test performed up to 72 hours prior to departure to Ecuador.
  • Children and adolescents between two and 16 years of age must present a negative  RT-PCR test performed up to 72 hours prior to departure to Ecuador.
  • In the event that a traveler presents symptoms related to COVID-19 or …

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Steady Income Requirement

Steady Income Requirement

Legal means of livelihood  

Legal means of livelihood are defined as goods, legal economic activities, work, and sponsorships that allow a foreign person and their family members to meet their basic needs during their time of permanence or residence in Ecuador.

Within the legal means of livelihood we have the following classifications according to the type of migratory category to which it applies:

Temporary visitors classified as tourists:

  • Certificates of bank account statements from a national or foreign financial institution with an amount equal to or greater than a unified basic salary for each of the months of stay of the tourist in Ecuador.
  • Authorized, used, available and extra credit, if applicable, of national or foreign credit cards, with a credit limit equal to or greater than a unified basic salary for each of the months of stay of the tourist in Ecuador.

Temporary Residence: 

Worker

Employment contract or personnel action that links the foreign person with the public institution that hires him/her or enters them into the Ecuadorian Social Security Institute System.

Real Estate or Rentier 

Documents which provide proof of resources, income or other payments, whether from national or foreign sources, which guarantees that …

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Health Doctor seen on CBS, FOX & NBC recommends “Find Health in Ecuador Dental Clinic”

Health Doctor seen on CBS, FOX & NBC recommends “Find Health in Ecuador Dental Clinic”

See above referenced ‘news network trotting’ Health Doctor’s video recommendation by clicking here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgALZDow8eg

FYI, here’s our Dental Clinic’s GALLERY page for you to view BEFORE & AFTER PHOTOS too: https://findhealthinecuador.com/before-after-photo-gallery/

Send an email to info@findhealthinecuador.com in order to schedule your FREE Dental Consultation and/or first time FREE Dental Cleaning at the “Find Health in Ecuador Dental Clinic”, with Dr. No Pain (Dr. Andres Pacheco) as your Head Dentist, and we’ll make your appointment on the spot, plus get your teeth and any dental treatment plan taken care of right!

Email Address: info@findhealthinecuador.com
Phone: 07-410-8745
Physical Address: Edificio Medimagen, Av. Pumapungo y Av. Paseo de los Cañaris, (second floor) – right here in Cuenca
Website: www.findhealthinecuador.com

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Why insure your Vehicle in Ecuador?

Why insure your Vehicle in Ecuador?

Vehicle insurance in Ecuador can be very different from the one you are used to since in Ecuador it is not mandatory to hire auto insurance,  some reason why only 23.7% of vehicle owners keep them insured, which is a problem when there is a traffic accident, not having insurance and with the economic possibility of paying for the damages of the affected and their own, the perpetrators of the accident flee generating irreparable losses in the affected, not counting if there are fatalities.

For this reason, a fundamental recommendation of Blue Box is to insure your vehicle, in Ecuador, the coverage is all risk, that is to say, your vehicle will also be protected in case of a crash, as well as it has coverage for damages to third parties, this type of coverage allows you to be insured and in case of an accident, you only pay your deductible that will depend on the value and year of your vehicle. The main coverages are all risk coverage, liability coverage, roadside assistance, towing service, service current passage, tire change service, among others that you will love but one of the biggest advantages of insuring with us is that we …

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The Importance of Declaring your Pre-Existing Conditions

The Importance of Declaring your Pre-Existing Conditions

What is a pre-existing condition and why should I declare it? A pre-existing condition refers to any diagnosis that you suffer from before contracting your health insurance and you must declare it since this information will reach the company when you go to the treating doctor and you must request your medical record to present to the company for your claim.

Declaring your pre-existing conditions is the best option before contracting health insurance, we recommend making a list of all your conditions throughout your life, many times some of the affiliates do not declare surgeries that were performed ten years ago because they consider that it is already a long time, But when they visit a doctor that undeclared surgery becomes a real problem since the doctor will describe each of your diagnoses in your medical record that you must present when you go to make a claim to the insurance company and once they review it they determine that your emergency or medical case could be related to an undeclared pre-existing condition.  It is also important to declare for example if you suffer for more than two weeks any pain that you consider acute or chronic even if you …

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Calling All Cuenca Newcomers To Cuenca Salmon

This Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Cuenca Salmon is giving a free Wine Bottle Holder ($10 value) to Newcomers who purchase $20 at Cuenca Salmon.

We have Cuenca’s largest selection of seafood and sausages. But, did you know we also sell wine, honey, pickles, chutney, taco chips, salsa, lamb, pork chops, ginger beer and bread?

Our Tienda is located at Mariscal LaMar 22-40 y Luis Pauta. Our hours are 11:4:00 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

Can’t come to the Tienda then shop on our website 24 hours a day. www.cuencasalmon.com
We deliver Monday – Saturday
We love our “Old Customers” too. The same offer applies to our loyal clients.

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‘Sedation Dentistry’ NOW available at “Find Health in Ecuador Dental Clinic” for ANY Dental Procedure

‘Sedation Dentistry’ NOW available at “Find Health in Ecuador Dental Clinic” for ANY Dental Procedure

NO longer is it necessary to go to the hospital in Ecuador to be able to receive Sedation for your Dental Work (formerly it WAS required by law that ONLY hospitals could put a Patient to sleep), as “Find Health in Ecuador Dental Clinic” is NOW fully enabled and permitted to have Dental Patients receive ALL manner of Dental Work performed while asleep under mild anesthesia upon ANY applicable patient’s desire.

Simply send us an email today at info@findhealthinecuador.com so as to schedule your complimentary consultation with ‘Dr. No Pain’ (Dr. Andres Pacheco), and at your selection, get your Dental Work done while you have the opportunity to dream happy thoughts – by this we guarantee you will feel absolutely nothing at all during your entire Dental Procedure that you request to have done that way.

 

Email Address: info@findhealthinecuador.com
Phone: 07-410-8745
Physical Address: Edificio Medimagen, Av. Pumapungo y Av. Paseo de los Cañaris, (second floor) – right here in Cuenca
Website: www.findhealthinecuador.com

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100% FREE Teeth Whitening session ($175 VALUE!) @ ‘Find Health in Ecuador Dental Clinic’

100% FREE Teeth Whitening session ($175 VALUE!) @ ‘Find Health in Ecuador Dental Clinic’

Yes, you read that right..Now up through December 31st of this year, Expats are able to receive a 100% FREE session of Teeth Whitening, utilizing our Dental Clinic’s ultra high lumen and industry’s best/most professional “Blue LED Light” system (that again being a $175 VALUE!), and so simply send your emailed request to info@findhealthinecuador.com in order to schedule your again FULLY FREE (absolutely, really and truly ZERO cost) Teeth Whitening session, as only it needs to occur any time before/by December 31st, 2021!!

Email Address: info@findhealthinecuador.com
Phone: 07-410-8745
Physical Address: Edificio Medimagen, Av. Pumapungo y Av. Paseo de los Cañaris, (second floor) – right here in Cuenca
Website: www.findhealthinecuador.com

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Blue Box offers the best Insurance for Visa and Cedulacion in Ecuador

Blue Box offers the best Insurance for Visa and Cedulacion in Ecuador

When you arrive in Ecuador many doubts will arise in you about the process of hiring insurance and you will ask yourself several times what is the best insurance for me, what should I consider in insurance, and how long I will be insured in Ecuador, if you have an international health insurance you will surely have even more doubts about the coverage, but BLUE BOX is here to solve each of your doubts and guide you through the best way.

Insurance for visa or cedulacion in Ecuador can be basic medical insurance with convenient coverage for you and comfortable monthly payments, to meet this goal we have generated a specific plan for you, we have a plan that gives you coverage per event of $ 6,000 with an annual deductible of $ 100 and a monthly payment that is so easy to pay that you will not feel that you hired insurance for $ 39.20 per month.

This insurance is backed by a European company with extensive experience that will allow you to make use of this insurance in case you need to do so, you will have unlimited medical appointments, coverage for medical exams, medicine, surgeries, physical rehabilitation …

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Improve your Physical & Mental Health – 12 week Qi Gong Training

Qi Gong is easy and suitable for anyone at all ages, you can even do Qi Gong seated and still get amazing health benefits.

Learn how to turn your stress into vitality with this easy yet powerful practice.
It is an ancient practice that mimics the movements in nature to optimize the flow of energy in your body.

With Qi Gong you will learn to release physical, emotional and mental blockages, and flow effortlessly through life in your highest potential!
In January we are offering an Intensive Training where you will learn just that! The course will be held in a small group, so that you can get the most out of the training. Come and learn from a Qi Gong Master with over 60 years of experience.

Learn more and book today while we still have spots available. ONLY 4 SPOTS LEFT!

For more info
098 344 5571
Hperrycurtis@gmail.com
Pampamisayoc Qi Gong

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Gertrand Bertand Cote Des Roses Wine Giveaway.

Gertrand Bertand Cote Des Roses Wine Giveaway.

Spend $150 in one transaction at Cuenca Shop / King Smokehouse and we will give you a bottle of Gertrand Bertand Cote des Roses -Genache -Syrah-Cinsault 2019 absolutely free

Talk about awesome Yapa.

Stock limited. Promotion till end of Year or until stock runs out.

We have the largest range of Ecuadorian Chocolate.
The largest range of Essential Oils
The largest range of Scotch & Bourbon.

And for 5 years running the Best Bacon in town.

Cuenca Shop / King Smokehouse
8-66 Coronel Talbot

Hours:
Monday 9am-5pm
Tuesday 9am-5pm
Wednesday 9am-5pm
Thursday 9am-5pm
Friday 9am -6pm
Saturday 930am – 430pm

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Black Angus week deals

Don´t forget our Daily Specials
Tuesday and wednesday 2 burgers 2 fries for $10
Thrusday half rack of ribs with bourbon sauce 10 grilled BBQ wings and french fries.
Happy happy hours from 6 to 7.00 pm mojitos, micheladas, cuba libre and caipiriña just for $2.50

We will be happy to see you soon, if you hace any questions feel free to contact us.

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Something to Celebrate? Let Anubis Help to Commemorate the Occasion

Something to Celebrate? Let Anubis Help to Commemorate the Occasion

Few things say celebration like the mutual enjoyment of delicious, high-quality food. Anubis Restaurant, one of Cuenca’s most talked about dining establishments, is here to help you mark any special occasion with our delectable dishes. Our samplers are great for small groups to share—for example, our Tabla Seti feeds 3 to 4 people and comes with grilled filet mignon, shrimp, chicken breast, and a baked fish filet, among other delights. We also offer salads, pastas, burgers, and a variety of perfectly cooked meats straight off the grill. Best of all, you can order online and have the whole meal delivered directly to your party, so all you need do is enjoy.

Place your order now https://anubisrestaurant.com/

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“Help us to Help” Blue Box and Crea tu Espacio join forces to bring happiness at Christmas

“Help us to Help” Blue Box and Crea tu Espacio join forces to bring happiness at Christmas

One of the fundamental missions as human beings is to provide help to others and especially to those who need it most, this year BLUE BOX and CREA TU ESPACIO have decided to start their campaign early in order to reach the largest number of people dedicated to social aid and those who are starting on this path of giving to others.

Last year we reached 100 Christmas baskets for the neediest communities in addition to collecting clothes, toys, and blankets. This date has a special meaning for every child on earth, but the celebrations for them often must wait because their resources do not allow them the joy of opening a gift or releasing their favorite shirt, his face lights up just with the coins he receives at every traffic light and this reality is devastating, for this reason, we ask you to help us to help, you can leave your donations in our offices in CUENCA or MANTA, let us make this Christmas bearable for those who often have nothing.

Help us to paint a Christmas story full of gifts and love for each of the families that we help from our alliances with foundations that live and …

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Kolo will be closed for Christmas

Kolo Restaurant and Bakery is going to take some well deserved time off. During this Holiday Season we will spend Dec.24-25 as well as Dec.31 and Jan. 1st with our families . We will close and enjoy our families and hope you will too.
Please please be careful because we look forward to seeing you all for many years to come.
Thank You Dear friends and customers for helping to make Kolo not just a restaurant but a great community to meet new and old friends.
Thank You So Much!
Frank

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What is the function of an Insurance Advisor (Broker) in Ecuador?

What is the function of an Insurance Advisor (Broker) in Ecuador?

An insurance advisor in Ecuador can make your life easier in a matter of seconds, he will be in charge of guiding you to the most convenient insurance for you adapting to your budget and your needs, insurance in Ecuador does not have to be expensive if you are well-advised, besides that he will be in charge of reviewing your contracts, entering your claims, reviewing your settlements, your payments, he will inform you about your benefits, he will give you your coverage translated in your language and you can feel safe with your advisor.

In Ecuador the process of reimbursement for any type of insurance is different than in other countries, insurance in Ecuador requires certain documentation that in its first time will be a little confusing for you, this is another reason to have an insurance advisor who can accompany you to your first medical appointment, who can assist you in case of an accident in your car, who can give you the necessary help in case of an accident in your car, The list could be endless, having a broker in Ecuador is the best option, a broker is obliged to charge the same rate that you would …

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PROBLEM with your Facilitator or Lawyer? FREE Consult with Attorney Sara Chaca to FIX IT!

Naturally, your Facilitator or Lawyer won’t admit that they are/were in error, or worse that they told you something which just isn’t or can’t be so (say nothing of refunding the monies you paid them!).

Attorney Sara Chaca of “Ecuador Visas” is able to discuss the issue with you via email, video call or even in person if convenient (ALWAYS in English of course), so as to serve as the remedy for your Visa & Legal woes. ONLY you need send an email to sara@ecuadorvisas.com to advise briefly what ales you and who is responsible for that pain, per her quickly responding back to you via email (she has a LESS than 24 hour email return policy and often really much closer to 24 minutes).

The time is now to get you and your situation FIXED and done RIGHT, especially BEFORE any new Covid-19 requirements, restrictions or rules further complicate your Visa & Legal matter(s).

Website: www.ecuadorvisas.com
Email: sara@ecuadorvisas.com

Phone: 099-296-2065

Physical Address: Calle Larga 6-16 & Hermano Miguel (2 story office building with balcony that shows directly above it the words “Ecuador Visas”)

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What if you are in a Car Crash in Ecuador? YOU DIDN’T KNOW THIS!

What if you are in a Car Crash in Ecuador? YOU DIDN’T KNOW THIS!

You know Ecuador it is not the perfect place to drive a car, you have to be SO aware. The chance to have a transit accident is high especially if you are not 100% alert.
Let’s say, you are walking down the street and are hit by car. Did you know that it is mandatory by the law, that public and PRIVATE hospitals attend to the victims?
This is because Ecuadorian law indicates that all vehicles that circulate in the country have a Public System for the Payment of Traffic Accidents (SPPAT), which protects all citizens economically, whether drivers, passengers or pedestrians who suffer injuries or unfortunately die in a traffic accident caused by the circulation of a motor vehicle on Ecuadorian territory.
“The Public Service for the Payment of Traffic Accidents (SPPAT) guarantees citizens their right to receive an immediate and quality health service throughout Ecuador.

An affected citizen has the right to the following:

  • Transportation and mobilization expenses for victims of up to USD 200.00 per person.
  • Medical expenses up to USD 3,000.00 per person.
  • Payment for permanent, total or partial disability, for an amount of up to USD 5,000.00 per person.
  • Payment for …

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The Importance of a Second Medical Opinion in Ecuador

The Importance of a Second Medical Opinion in Ecuador

WHY DO WE ALWAYS RECOMMEND A SECOND OPINION.

Two weeks ago one of our affiliates called Carlos, CEO of BLUE BOX, and told him that he is about to undergo surgery for an approximate value of 6. Carlos immediately suggested she visit another doctor within the network who speaks English and can attend her immediately, the affiliate took the recommendation and when she visited the second doctor he did a couple of tests in which he determined that the problem was not in her knee, that it was fine, the problem actually lies in her hip and this problem could be treated only with analgesics and a few therapies, the initial value of $6.000, the affiliate has not invested in her health even 10% of the value set by the first doctor, like this story we have many days from our affiliates and our recommendation is always the same, before having a medical procedure please visit at least two doctors and verify that the values to be charged are fair to you and do not overcharge you or give you diagnoses that do not correspond to your ailments.

In Ecuador sometimes you will find people who could have much higher …

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