Each year, more than a million Canadians, affectionately dubbed qSnowbirds, q migrate to southern climes to enjoy warm weather and sandy beaches. The strong Canadian dollar is making the trip more affordable and attractive than ever. But post-9/11, Canadians face tighter security, higher health costs, and higher fuel costs when traveling to the US. Canadians must budget accordingly. Especially for first-timers, how can they properly plan their trip to ensure a worry-free time away from home? Among the topics this book includes are: the Snowbird lifestyle; financial planning; what documents you need to enter the US; what types of insurance and coverage are recommended; ensuring you have an up-to-date will; how US tax law applies to Canadians if money is earned or property sold; snowbirding in Mexico and Costa Rica; plus FAQs, checklists, and sources of further information.If you bought a new or used car, truck, trailer, or motor home in the United States, you will have to pay import ... value will be set according to vehicle values from a neutral sourceafor example, the U.S. or Canadian Automobile Red Book.
|Title||:||The Canadian Snowbird Guide|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2009-12-31|