Can UK Citizens Still Retire in Portugal After Brexit?

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For many Brits, the main focus of the retirement plan is moving to a warmer European country like Spain, Portugal, or France. Brexit has made all of that a little more difficult, but the good news is that it’s still possible to retire in Portugal – and Portugal is one of the easier European countries … Read more

Living in Portugal VS the UK: What’s Different & What’s the Same?

Every year, thousands of people move from the UK to Portugal, especially to the coastal Algarve region in the south. It’s easy to see why: Portugal has great weather, an interesting culture and history, English is widely spoken, and there’s already a large British expat community. Oh, and let’s not forget the affordable wine as … Read more

Moving to Portugal from the UK

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Brexit, the UK’s departure from the European Union, has made it more complicated for Britons to move to EU countries. Yet, Portugal stands out as a favorable destination. An increasing number of Brits are choosing Portugal, attracted not only by its pleasant climate, stunning beaches, and affordable living costs, but also due to its accessible … Read more

How to Drive to Portugal from the UK or Ireland

Every year, thousands of people drive from the UK to Portugal and back again. Some people come for their holidays, but it’s especially common with Brits that have moved to Portugal. While it’s usually cheaper to fly than drive (although that depends on how many are in your group), there are also a lot of … Read more

Buying a Left Hand Drive Car in the UK

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If you’re thinking about moving to Portugal from the UK, you may be wondering whether it’s worth buying a second-hand car before you leave. Both new and second hands cars are expensive in Portugal (and other European countries like Spain and France for that matter) and many people choose to save money by buying a … Read more