Thinking of Moving to Ecuador? Take this Short Quiz (#64)


1. An Expat is shown a beautiful home where they can hear the sound of the river from their patio. What would it be wise to consider before renting or buying this home?
2. What item found in around 50% of all U.S. homes is absolutely forbidden when shipping household items to Ecuador?
3. What is one way of handling U.S. mail while living in Ecuador?
4. When flying to Ecuador, there is one thing that is easily overlooked when booking an airline ticket? What is it?
5. What’s a standard fare for taking a taxi from the airport to downtown: Cuenca, Guayaquil, Quito? Why is one of them so very high compared to the others?

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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Rick Ochoa

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The Cuenca Dispatch

Week of September 17.

Correismo candidate Luisa González says she was the target of an assassination plan Read more.
CNE announces topics for widely anticipated second-round presidential debate Read more.
Customs Reforms Allow for Tax-Free Imports of a Wider Range of Products via Air Travel Read more.


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