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mm31

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San Juan, Puerto Rico?
« on: October 03, 2013, 09:58:30 PM »
I might move to San Juan, Puerto Rico next year and was wondering if anyone has visited, has stayed there, or is living there. How is life like? How is housing, cost of living, etc? Thanks for your help!

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Re: San Juan, Puerto Rico?
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2013, 01:48:36 PM »
I went to Puerto Rico for a week once. Beautiful place to visit, especially Old San Juan, the beaches, and the rainforest. I can't really comment on the cost of living. You'll want to learn Spanish before you move there.

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Re: San Juan, Puerto Rico?
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2013, 02:00:55 PM »
Of course the obvious advantage is that you don't need a new passport. But you will definitely need to learn Spanish, I have a few customers there and their English is terrible. They only really know English so that they can order stuff from the USA.

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Re: San Juan, Puerto Rico?
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2013, 02:20:38 PM »
We vacationed there a couple of years ago. As others said, definitely learn Spanish.

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Re: San Juan, Puerto Rico?
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2013, 04:49:27 PM »
I went a couple years ago for a good friends wedding.  Can't say I was too impressed - though it's entirely possible that it's because we stayed in the resort area. 

I would highly recommend visiting before committing to moving. 


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Re: San Juan, Puerto Rico?
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2013, 10:00:00 PM »
Thanks everyone. It's still up in the air, but I'm hoping to hear confirmation soon.