The Cost of Living in Merida Mexico

We just did a visa run to Cuba and we have successfully ‘renewed’ our tourist status in Mexico for another 180 days (6 months).

After looking back at the last 6 months we decided to put together a ”The Real Cost of living In Merida, Mexico” video (scroll down). Having no major financial ties to the US made it easy for us to pick and go in 2017. We’ve found it SO AFFORDABLE to live on US dollars in places where the cost of living is lower than America’s . i. e. the dollar STRETCHES πŸ’΅!

Our top three largest expenses (currently) are:
π‘πžπ§π­: $450 for a 2,000sq.ft. space with 2bed/1.5bath
π“π«πšπ§π¬π©π¨π«π­πšπ­π’π¨π§: $250 a la Uber
π†π«π¨πœπžπ«π’πžπ¬: $200 mainly at Costco

Our utilities, smaller expenses and overall total cost of living is on our latest ⇓ youtube video.
Please like the video and follow our YouTube account (The Yarbros) for more down-to-earth travel content about our life abroad. Let us know if you have any questions about living abroad or our expenses while in Mexico.

Our ultimate goal is to find that place that feels like home and to make it our home. Mexico isn’t it πŸ˜‚ but it’s helping us to narrow down what we’re looking for.
Would you consider making the leap abroad? ✈️ Hit us in the comments and let us know.

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