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Guatemala City



Can you save money?

Absolutely. Anything produced domestically or involving mostly labor costs (vs capital costs) will be affordable. Travel can be done as cheaply as you like. If you are a member of the diplomatic community, it's currently fairly simple to get the 12% IVA (VAT) removed from most purchases, and flights originating in Guatemala are often a couple hundred dollars cheaper than the list price due to the various taxes that you don't need to pay. - Jun 7, 2015
Yes. - Apr 23, 2014
The answer is an unqualified yes. The cost of living is quite affordable at least for the expat community. - Jan 3, 2014
Yes. - May 2, 2010
Yes, if you are working at a well paid job. But many jobs on the local economy don't seem to make that much. - Mar 11, 2008