Frequently Asked Questions
You have Questions? We have Answers!
Can we get a complete description of contents of rental property, especially kitchen and laundry furnishings.
Upon request we can send you an inventory list.
WHAT IS THE ESTIMATED COST OF THE USE OF ELECTRICAL POWER USED IN A MONTH?
Your cost can be from 50.00 to 250.00 per month , the largest consumer is the Air Conditioner. We suggest always turning if off if not in your unit.
WHAT IS THE AVAILABILITY AND COST OF GROCERY STOCKING PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.
We normally do not stock your unit with groceries but we always leave Coffee, sugar, salt, pepper, olive oil and vinegar. If we have advance notice before arrival we can pick up some items to hold you over until you make it to the market the next morning. If you have a driver bringing you from the Airport you can ask if they can stop at the market for a few necessities.
What is the availability of cable TV or other entertainment in the rental unit.
Most all units have basic TV channels some in Spanish and some in English. The titles could be in Spanish and programs in English, WiFi is included.
What is the currency in Panama?
We are on the American Dollar, all rental quote are in US Dollars.
Where should I rent a car? In the city or at the beach?
If you are comfortable with driving out to the beaches you can rent a car at Tocumen Airport. If coming in late or not familiar with the roads we suggest you have a driver pick you up and rent a car in the Coronado Area. We will send you a list of recommended drivers we normally work with after you have made your reservation with us.
How do I pay my balance after I make a deposit for my rental?
You can send through Paypal, bring cash at arrival or transfer to our Corporate account here in Panama. If you pay any way other than cash this needs to be done prior to arrival, 4 to 5 days before arrival is good.
What things do I need to bring when coming to Panama
If staying at the beach, light weight clothes! Bathing suit, hat, sunscreen, favorite water bottle (you need to hydrate a lot, lots of water!). Comfortable walking shoes or sandals. Leave any expensive jewelry at HOME!
Will my phone work in Panama?
Most likely not unless you have a worldwide plan. If you have an unlocked phone you can purchase a chip here from one of your local service providers (Tigo, Claro, Cable and Wireless ). We here in Panama use a phone messenger program that is Free, we use WhatsApp. Download on your phone, include country code, area code and number. You can use your home cell phone with Wifi and chat with us any time! It’s a great program.