1. Welcome to the Retiring to the Philippines forum!

    We are a rapidly growing community of expats with a love and passion for the islands.

    If you're considering retiring to the Philippines then feel free to post any questions you might have and one of our knowledgeable members will be able to help you.

Retiring to the Philippines Community

    1. Visas

      Ask your questions about any of the various Philippine visas that are available.
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    2. Best Places to Live

      If you're coming to the Philippines and you want to find the best areas to live then take a look here.
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      Latest: Bacolod Subdivisions Gary McMurrain, Jul 4, 2015 at 2:25 AM
    3. Filipino Culture

      Discussion about the best ways to live harmoniously among Filipinos and how to avoid personal conflicts in the Philippines.
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      Latest: Language Learning Rasputin, May 31, 2015
    4. Live on Less

      Interactions about the number of ways to cut expenses without sacrificing an excellent quality of life in the Philippines.
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      Latest: To Ship or Not To Ship Alvin, Nov 30, 2014
    5. Cost of Living

      Exchanging of views concerning the minimum amount of money one would need each month to live comfortably in various locations in the Philippines.
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      Latest: Cost of Living in Bacolod City Renato Eschegaray, Jul 2, 2015 at 11:36 PM
    6. Business & Making Money

      Sharing of ideas and methods of low investment businesses and other money making opportunities in the Philippines.
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    7. Local News & Current Events

      Have some interesting news or exciting events in your area of the Philippines? This is where to share it.
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    8. Live Healthier and Longer

      Chat about the different ways to a healthier life style in the Philippines.
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      Latest: Juice/malunggay Horace Bowers, Jun 1, 2015
    9. Family Issues

      Share about personal family issues that arose in the Philippines and how to best resolve the issues.
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      Latest: Annulements Alvin, Nov 30, 2014
    10. Where to Find..?

      Tips on where to find unique items or even simple items that seem difficult to locate. Ask and you will find.
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    11. Helpers and Caregivers

      Exchange information about where to find reputable helpers and caregivers and their employment benefits.
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    12. Personal Advice

      Exploring resolutions to situations that are unique to you with your life in the Philippines.
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      Latest: Places To Volunteer Gary McMurrain, Apr 18, 2015
    13. Safety and Security

      Discussion about how to live safe and secure in the Philippines and how to avoid pitfalls that can lead to danger.
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      Latest: Mindanao safe for expats? RandyB, Jun 14, 2015
    14. Education

      Interaction about locating excellent schools in the Philippines to provide your children with the highest quality education.
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      Latest: Schools Darmok, Sep 17, 2014
    15. Recipes and Food Dishes

      Sharing recipes and information for excellent Filipino food dishes or a blast from the past recipe from your home country.
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    16. Tranferring Money

      Converse about the least expensive ways to transfer money from your home country to your new home in the Philippines.
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    17. Having Children Later in Life

      Chat with other parents who have children born abroad, concerning their rights to dual citizenship and other important issues.
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    18. Recreational Activities

      Ask about participating in your favorite recreational activities and share some new fun activities discovered in your area of the Islands.
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      Latest: Hbo Go & Sky Cable Steve Bentley, Jun 17, 2015
    19. Building or Buying a House

      Analysis and discussion of the best option for you concerning building a new house or buying a house already built.
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    20. Disabled & Handicap Services

      If you are disabled and coming to the Philippines you'll need to know what's in store for you. Ask your questions here and our community will help you out.
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    21. Buying a Vehicle

      Looking to buy a vehicle in the Philippines? Talk to other people who've done the same thing and see if they can give you some advice.
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      Latest: Car Service Bacolod? Steve Bentley, May 31, 2015
    1. Introductions

      If you're new to the RTTP forums why not make a quick post and let everybody know a little bit about yourself?
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      Latest: New Member Introduction Steve Bentley, Jul 6, 2015 at 1:18 PM
    2. Off Topic Chatterbox

      Talk about anything not specifically related to retiring to the Philippines right here. Please respect the forum rules and as always, be respectful to your fellow members.
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