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Other Numbers

From the UK: 0845 652 4239 (local rate)

From Ireland: 01 246 7677 (local rate)

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



Other Numbers

From the UK: 0845 652 4239 (local rate)

From Ireland: 01 246 7677 (local rate)

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




  • Pets are allowed to enter coffee shops and restaurants in Portugal as of 13 October.

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  • Forest fires in northern Portugal and Spain

    Serious forest fires have been burning in many parts of central and northern Portugal, particularly in the area between Coimbra and Viseu from 14 to 15 October 2017, wildfires can spread swiftly so you should remain cautious and follow the instructions of the Portuguese emergency services. You c...Read More


  • Counterfeit fivers seized in Gibraltar

    Counterfeit versions of the new Polymer five pound notes have been seized in Gibraltar. This is according to the Royal Gibraltar Police, who say the public should check their notes to make sure they are genuine. Features to look out for on the fraudulent currency include lighter blue ink th...Read More


  • House prices continue to rise in Portugal

    Portugal's Housing Price Index (IPHab) increased by 8.0% year-on-year in the second quarter of this year and by 3.2% over the first quarter, according to figures released by the National Statistics Institute (INE). According to INE, this year-on-year increase "is explained by the accelerat...Read More


  • Old round £1 coins

    On Monday 16th October the old round £1 coins will cease to be legal tender in Gibraltar. We will no longer accept the old £1 coins as payment as of the 16th October....Read More


  • New and improved car emissions tests become mandatory

    As of last week, new car models will have to pass new and more reliable emissions tests in real driving conditions (“Real Driving Emissions”) as well as an improved laboratory test (“World Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure”) before they can be driven on European roa...Read More


  • Foreign car fines quadruple in Portugal

    Figures out this Thursday have revealed that the number of traffic fines issued to the owners of foreign-registered vehicles have quadrupled in the space of just three years. Data obtained by newspaper Jornal de Notícias from the National Road Safety Agency (ANSR) show that the numb...Read More


  • Gibraltar retail office closed for a half day 1st September

    The Ibex office in 68 Irish Town will close for a half day for refurbishment from 1pm on Friday 1st September. From 1pm we will be happy to assist you from our stand at the Wine Festival in Chatham Counterguard. We will re-open on Tuesday 5th September. Please accept our apologies fo...Read More


  • New law restricts cash payments to €3000 in Portugal

    MPs may be divided but President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has rubber-stamped the new law restricting cash transactions in Portugal to amounts up to €3000. Considering EU law allows citizens to carry as much as €10,000 in cash, CDS and PAN MPs opposed the change, designed to co...Read More


  • Algarve is best place in the world to retire

    For the fourth year in a row, the Algarve has been named the “best place in the world to retire to” by the Live and Invest Overseas website. Lisbon is placed seventh. According to the American website, the Algarve “has got everything the would-be retiree could want – ...Read More