If you are interested in South America, keep reading about the best places to retire in Chile. You may be thinking of retirement and you don’t know where to go? Do you love sunshine, fantastic meals and good drinks? If so, you need to just pack your luggage, put your sunglasses and sun lotion into your bag and go to Chile! Insider Monkey recently published an article in which we can find lots of interesting facts about his topic.
Healthcare in Chile is provided by the government-operated public system and private insurance companies. According to the experiences of expats, the public healthcare system offers a good care, but it is overcrowded. Still, most of the expats turn to the private healthcare system that offers a better quality care and the waiting period is a lot shorter. When it comes to crimes against Americans, the most common were pickpocketing, vehicle thefts, and telephone scams. Violent crimes do occur, mostly in bigger cities like Santiago, but kidnappings and random shootings happen rarely.
Now without a further ado let’s see what Insider Monkey has investigated for us. We have picked three cities from their list.
The first one is La Serena. Rent cost is $530, hospital to population ratio is 198,163;
flight to U.S. costs $877. The city has its perks, being ranked in the top 20 of Chilean cities with the best quality of urban life index. La Serena and the surrounding area represent one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, seeing more than 30% increase in population from 1992 to 2002. Being the second oldest city in Chile, La Serena has an important historical, and cultural significance and its unique and appealing architecture made it one of the top touristic destinations in the country. That, and the beautiful beaches of course. The second city is Puerto Montt, where the rent cost is $335. Hospital to population ratio is 58,646. Flight to U.S. costs $1,341. If you have a tight budget, then Puerto Montt is the city for you, unless you want to travel to the United States a lot. The rent cost in the lowest on our lists, but the flight cost is the highest since the city is located in the south of Chile. There are plenty of things to enjoy in Puerto Montt, but keep in mind that most of them belong to the category of natural attractions.
For any further interesting information read Insider Monkey’s article about 10 best places to retire in Chile.