Thinking of Moving to Ecuador? Take this Short Quiz (#63)


1. What are the chances an Expat will need to pay a bribe when applying for a visa?
2. When looking to purchase or rent what has been the pattern here regarding availability?
3. What is one main difference an Ecuadorian Citizen has over an Expat when it comes to shipping a container?
4. What are some good hotels in Guayaquil and Quito and roughly how much do they cost?
5. In 2023 Quito had something that few other cities in South America had, what is it?

0. Strongly recommend going to
1. Probably best to go to
2. Consider going to
3. 50/50
4. You might be ok without
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Stay tuned for more questions in a few days.
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Rick Ochoa

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