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From the UK: 0845 652 4239 (local rate)

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




  • UK-Portugal operation targets foreign cars and tax offences

    A large police operation in the Algarve saw a dozen foreign-registered vehicles seized for being in Portugal for too long. The operation was staged by GNR police in cooperation with the UK’s Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. The purpose of the operation, which was staged f...Read More


  • Men plan to ski without travel insurance

    According to the results of a recent survey, nearly one-quarter (24 per cent) of UK men who are planning on taking a winter sports trip over the forthcoming year will not take out any travel insurance for their holiday. Only eight per cent of women said the same. The research, commissioned b...Read More


  • New foreigners citizens card rolled out in Q3 of 2019 in Portugal

    From the third quarter of next year foreigners registered in Portugal will be able to apply for a Citizen Card similar to the national Cartão de Cidadão for personal identification, taxation, social security and access to Portugal’s national heath system. The Citizens Car...Read More


  • Spanish government planning to ban sale of gasoline, diesel cars from 2040

    The draft climate change law also includes a prohibition on the controversial method of “fracking,” and will encourage the use of renewable energies A draft law covering Spain’s approach to climate change and the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy is expected to r...Read More


  • New law proposed to safeguard UK citizens' healthcare abroad after Brexit

    The Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill has been introduced to give the government legal powers to fund and implement healthcare deals after Brexit. The Bill seeks to safeguard healthcare for 190,000 expats and 50 million people who travel abroad every year, through agreements with ...Read More


  • How & why to obtain your eco sticker in Spain

    Obtaining and displaying the Eco Badge is voluntary but some cities and towns have started to use this classification to reduce polution causing congestion. Early in October, Madrid restricted access to parts of the city, preventing more polluting vehicles from entering, with only those disp...Read More


  • Dirección General de Tráfico forms in English

    Official documents translated into English. Whilst titles are in Spanish, click on the title to open and the documents are in English. More


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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