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Moving to Cambodia

Post by Colleen » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:06 pm

We are thinking of moving from Thailand (been here 3 Years) to Siam Reap. We are Canadian and over 65

1) can we bring our furniture
2) can we bring our motorcycle
If so how would be the best way to transport it into the country
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by Duncan » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:34 pm

By converting everything to dollars,,, OK Baht, you can travel easier and cheaper.

Are you so attached to the furniture that you will miss it when you are in Cambodia. Do you think it will fit in with the color scheme of the average Cambodian yellow brick wall with white tiles.
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:38 pm

visit 1st
Cambodia is not for everyone
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by Colleen » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:22 pm

Well it is all new from Ikea ... like it
How about the motorcycle...
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by Duncan » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:54 pm

Colleen wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:22 pm
Well it is all new from Ikea ... like it
How about the motorcycle...
You like it,,, but not love it.

Yep, same with the moto. I guess if it's a Ducati that you love, it's worth bringing with you but if it's new from the Honda shop,,, We have Honda Moto shops here too.

Come on,,, you say your over 65, you dont need to carry all that baggage around with you. You need the freedom of retirement, that's why you moved out of your home country,, isint it.

Tell me I'm wrong.
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by Tombain51 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:58 pm

What has made you decide to move after 3 years in Thailand, if you don't mind me asking?
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:37 pm

Tombain51 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:58 pm
What has made you decide to move after 3 years in Thailand, if you don't mind me asking?
can not afford the 800,000 in the bank for 6 months and than 400,000 for the other 6
which can NOT be touched

same reason others will be moving on

PS: ur bike , you will need pay TAX to get it legal in Cambodia
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by clutchcargo » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:51 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:37 pm
Tombain51 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:58 pm
What has made you decide to move after 3 years in Thailand, if you don't mind me asking?
can not afford the 800,000 in the bank for 6 months and than 400,000 for the other 6
which can NOT be touched

same reason others will be moving on


PS: ur bike , you will need pay TAX to get it legal in Cambodia
With this exodus of foreigners from thailand to cambodia for these reasons, I wonder how long before the khmers think it's a good idea and copy the thais...

Then, where will such affected foreigners go?
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by Duncan » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:02 pm

clutchcargo wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:51 pm
phuketrichard wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:37 pm
Tombain51 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:58 pm
What has made you decide to move after 3 years in Thailand, if you don't mind me asking?
can not afford the 800,000 in the bank for 6 months and than 400,000 for the other 6
which can NOT be touched

same reason others will be moving on


PS: ur bike , you will need pay TAX to get it legal in Cambodia
With this exodus of foreigners from thailand to cambodia for these reasons, I wonder how long before the khmers think it's a good idea and copy the thais...

Then, where will such affected foreigners go?

To the most popular destination where almost every tourist goes.
Spoiler:
Home
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by Colleen » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:18 pm

If new regulations go thru we will have to pay too much in income tax to take money out of our RIFF
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