If you are new or moving to Caribbean, then you may have
probably realized how rich and diverse the Caribbeann culture is. The cost of
living in Caribbean is low no matter what part of the island you are. The good news about getting adjusted to life
in Caribbean is that you're never alone.Most of the people who live here are natives; therefore, you are
surrounded by thousands who know exactly what life in Saint Lucia feels like.Besides, you can get all new resident
information by contacting the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce in Castries and Caribbean Tourist Board which is consistent throughout all communities in Caribbean.
Some of the big bonuses to living in Caribbean are the big
property and personal income tax breaks that you can enjoy.You can establish your residency in Caribbean
by applying for citizenship through Caribbean’s Citizenship by Investment programme
options if your net-worth is minimum USD$ 3, 000,000.00 or buying property in Caribbean. As a
non-national you would need to get an Aliens Land Holding license.
Various licenses, forms and permits are also necessary for
boats with engines bigger the 75 horse power, large crowd events, burning of
rubbish, vehicles and selling of liquor.The cost of these are standard and would normally change by the
government of Caribbean.www.govt.lc offers specific information about all
licenses to operate in Saint Lucia. There
are many other important links and resources to other agencies that can help in
relocating individuals or businesses. You can also visit our home guide
directory for agencies.
You must always get the right insurance for your Caribbean
real estate property & belongings while living in Caribbean.The recent slate of hurricanes over the last
couple of years has inspired Caribbean’s Meteorologist Office to advise
individuals on this important aspect of Caribbean living. There are many insurance companies and agents
who can advise you on what insurance package that is best for you.
Ensure that you call or visit the Caribbean Ministry of Education
website http://education.govt.lc/to find
out available schools in your area and how they rate.In fact, it’s always a wise idea to select
your property in close proximity to your preferred school especially if you
expect to start a family in Caribbean.
Each secondary school in Caribbean are different and offers different CXC
Sparsely showers are part of life in Caribbean as you can
expect rain at any time during the raining season.Caribbean's weather is Rainy and Sunny and
persons looking to relocate to Caribbean should be aware of thist.Knowing and being prepared for Caribbean's
lovely weather will make moving to St.Lucia easier.Be sure to ask the MET office or your
neighbors how they prepare for hurricanes. Persons are generally alerted by
local radio and television stations if Caribbean is expecting a tropical storm.
Make sure that you have supplies on hand throughout the year. The local authorities (Meteorologist Office) will
inform you about what you must have on hand, what should you expect, and who and
how to contact for help as well as available shelters in your community.
Now that you are living in Caribbean, you should
expect to see a lot more of your family and friends coming to Saint Lucia.Visiting the Caribbean will become a yearly
vacation for most of them.The Caribbean has
many sites and attraction that you can take them to. A bucket list or tours would
be Soufriere Experience tour, Gros Piton tour, Sulphur springs park in the Caribbean
only walk-in volcano.It also wouldn't
hurt to collect some brochures from the Caribbean Tourist Board, so you have a
mini-library of resources at your fingertips for full day trips and all the exciting
attractions.Remember Caribbean relies on
tourism as its main revenue stream to sustain the economy.Therefore the Caribbean Tourist Board invest
heavily to ensure that Caribbean is one of the top vacation spots in the Caribbean.Ensure that you keep any welcome packages you
receive from Realty Caribbean – Caribbean Real Estate agency or Caribbean Realtors
association at your fingertips for visitors should they decide to purchase
property in Caribbean.