Is Thailand Losing Appeal for Retirement?

Is Thailand Losing Appeal for Retirement?

Having lived here for the past 5 years, I can only speak of my experience on the topic.

That being said, a lot of changes in the policy requirements (some quite sensible) in order to obtain a retirement visa. In the past, as a US, UK, AUS citizen, one could go to their local embassy in Bangkok and obtain a certified letter of income, to show the minimum required income (roughly $2,000 USD per month) to secure a 1-year Retirement Visa.… Read more...

Koh Lanta

The amazing islands of southern Thailand offer a variety of style for vacationing or retiring. We just received a lead for the sale of an entire island, just off the east side of Koh Lanta. The link will be added in a few days, but feel free to inquire through our contact page for more information on this and other land and property in Phuket, Krabi, Phang Nga, and other areas.… Read more...

The U.S. Opens Investment to Thailand

Why U.S. Investments Halted to Thailand

It has been more than 5 years since the US placed investment warnings directly attributed to the military actions that ousted PM Yingluck Shinawatra from office in 2014. The military junta took control of the country, modified the constitution, ratified many laws while in power, and then enabled the first election in more than 7 years in 2019.


Health Insurance for Foreigners in Thailand

Health Insurance for Foreigners in Thailand

“part of the new Retirement Visa reforms are geared towards ensuring expats have ample income for healthcare coverage in Thailand”

Excellent article on ExPat Healthcare Options in Thailand

By: Ryan Zander

It is said that “health is the greatest wealth.” Not only is good health important for productivity, but when health problems do arise, the high cost of healthcare can put a huge strain on personal finances for those who lack adequate insurance.… Read more...

Can I Really Retire in Thailand?

You may have heard stories or even some of posts published on how easy it is to retire in Thailand.  There’s so much to cover on this topic. I can only surmise that is culturally, economically, futuristically a very sensible consideration.

Some of the resources available in Thailand for US citizens actually stem back during the late King Rama IX’s reign.… Read more...

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