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All other countries: +34 956 695 752 (international rate)

Email: ibexdirect@ibexinsure.com

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News

  • Drink driving limits in Portugal

    The legal alcohol limit for drivers is 0.5 grams per litre of blood. If you are driving and your blood alcohol content measures over 0.5 grams per litre, you incur penalties of different gravity, varying based on the registered levels of blood alcohol content. • You are liable to a fine...Read More

    12-Oct-2018

  • Fuel prices hit five year high in Portugal

    Fuel prices have risen to a five-year high following substantial increases overnight in the cost of both diesel and unleaded petrol. In the case of diesel, a litre will cost 1.42 euros, up three cents on last week’s prices. Unleaded fuel has meanwhile reached 1.60 euros a litre, havin...Read More

    08-Oct-2018

  • Gibraltar Wine Festival

    The 6th Gibraltar Wine Festival starts today at Chatham Counterguard at 4pm. Great wines from around the world, gourmet snacks off the BBQ, a wine talk from Dante Cecchini of Banfi Winery, live music from the Layla Rose Band, Tiery & Jamis, Bob & the Boys. Co-sponsored by Ibex. #leavethec...Read More

    28-Sep-2018

  • Portugal house prices soar 11.2% in Q2

    The price of homes in Portugal soared by an average of 11.2% in the second half of the year amid fears that the Portuguese housing market is overheating. However, there are signs that the market is slowing slightly after increases over five consecutive quarters. The figures were released...Read More

    26-Sep-2018

  • New Universal Healthcare Law July 27 2018 FAQS - Spain

    We are receiving many questions about the new royal decree which was only published in the State Bulletin on the 30th of July 2018. Citizens should be aware that the various autonomous regions as well as the INSS (social security) are making preparations to put out their internal instructions to...Read More

    14-Aug-2018

  • Helping the bombeiros to fight the massive fire in Monchique

    Most of the bombeiros who are fighting the massive fire in Monchique are volunteers. They need help. The Ibex offices in Almancil and Tavira are now drop off points for donations of useful items to help them. They need water (small bottles are better), small packs of fruit jui...Read More

    07-Aug-2018

  • Celebrity efforts could spell end to “ruinous” motorway tolls in the Algarve

    Over 20 Portuguese “celebrities” have banded together in a bid to force the government to categorically scrap ruinous motorway tolls, already branded illegal by the European Union. The effort, says coordinator Paulo Morais, could tip the balance that dedicated civic groups throug...Read More

    23-Jul-2018

  • Uninsured tourist, 26, breaks his neck after jumping into a Magaluf pool as his partner launches £20,000 fundraising bid to fly him home to UK

    A distraught girlfriend is making a desperate bid to raise £20,000 and fly her partner back to the UK after he jumped into a swimming pool and broke his neck in Magaluf. Simona Malarova said her partner Richard Budi could not breathe without assistance or move or feel from his chest d...Read More

    23-Jul-2018

  • Road safety: New smartphone app provides information on EU road traffic rules

    What is the speed limit on Spanish motorways? Do I need to wear a helmet when I cycle in Sweden? What safety equipment must I always have in the car when driving in Slovakia? From now on, holiday makers do not need to spend a lot of time searching for this information. They can have it at hand w...Read More

    27-Jun-2018

  • Damages Act set to give certainty in PI claim payouts in Gibraltar

    Personal Injury claims will in future be based on English Law the Government has proposed in a recently published Bill. The Damages Act 2018 is set to give certainty in relation to the value of personal injury claims, as well as giving guidelines in assessing their value. There has been un...Read More

    15-Jun-2018