How to retire in Thailand
Like man other countries on this list, Thailand offers a one-year retirement visa which can be extended. However, the visa has certain requirements which must be fulfilled.
Expatriate retirees must have savings and annual income totaling at least 800,000 Thai Baht, currently around $24,000. You will also need to report to Thai immigration authorities every 90 days. Even if it’s only for a year, a visit to Thailand will definitely be worth it. It is a modern country filled with nature and beautiful sandy beaches.
If you are one of the many who have fallen in love with Italian culture, mouth-watering cuisines and fantastic climate, you will be happy to hear that retiring here is cheaper than you think!
In the southern region of Basilicata, you could buy a modest house in one of the smaller villages for around $32,000. In the charming, historic town of Matera, you can rent a one-bedroom apartment for around $625 per month. In the eastern region of Puglia, famous for its sunny beaches and fresh seafood, the cost of living is even lower.