With more retirees moving to Mexico than ever before, there has never been a better time to explore all of the different ways you can save money upon relocating to this charming and beautiful country. Living costs in Mexico are much more affordable than those in the United States, Canada and Europe, making it an appealing place to relocate upon retirement. What’s more, you can take advantage of even more discounts with these Mexican Benefits for Foreigners over 60.
When you enroll for the INAPAM (Instituto Nacional para las Perso1nas Adultas Mayores) discount card, you can enjoy impressive discounts on an incredible range of goods and services, which can help you stretch your retirement money even further. The process to apply for the card is easy, and it also happens to be free. Once you have your discount card in hand, you will be able to present it to countless businesses. Here is just a sampling of the services you can enjoy discounts on:
Food & Groceries
As a daily expense, you can save big at specialty food shops, grocery chains and convenience stores.
From diners to cafes, as well as restaurant chains, you can save when you go out to eat.
Although medication already costs far less in Mexico than in countries like the U.S., seniors can receive additional discounts at many pharmacies. Several doctors, dentists and medical specialists also offer discounts to card holding seniors.
You can find discounts at a variety of art galleries, museums, archaeology parks and bookstores.
Travel & Leisure
Many travel agencies and hotels found throughout Mexico provide discounts for seniors.
It is common for festivity halls (salon de fiestas) to offer discounts to seniors who are planning a party at their facility.
Discounts on fares are provided by several airlines, bus companies and sometimes even local taxis.
Discount on Property Taxes and Water Bills
Seniors can receive a discount on their annual property taxes (Predial) as well as their water bills in some municipalities.
While discounts for seniors vary between businesses and are not always offered, remember to always present your card and ask just in case. You will find discounts at a wide range of businesses including accountants, legal firms, construction companies, hardware stores, electricians, locksmiths, plumbers, car service and repair centers, printers, dry cleaners, veterinary services, florists, art stores, jewelry shops, beauty salons, clothing stores and so much more.
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