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From the UK: 0845 652 4239 (local rate)

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All other countries: +34 914 142 334 (international rate)




  • British living in Portugal may lose UK bank accounts

    Thousands of British citizens whose registered address is in Portugal and who do not have a second home in the United Kingdom risk losing their bank accounts by the end of the year. Lloyds, Barclays and Coutts say that the administrative cost and international processing fees will simply mak...Read More


  • UK opens air corridor to Portugal – finally

    At last common sense has prevailed on the British Government which decided on Thursday to finally lift a controversial and contentious Covid-19 travel restriction which meant travellers returning from Portugal to the UK had to go into enforced quarantine for 14 days. The announcement that Br...Read More


  • Portugal still on UK travel blacklist despite low infection numbers

    The United Kingdom is remaining inflexibly stubborn over its strict policy of making British holidaymakers returning from Portugal go into self-isolation for 14 days. Says the Portugal Resident newspaper, The British government has failed to take Portugal’s progress into account. Portu...Read More


  • New law in Portugal sees fines for cigarette butt throwers

    A new law passed last year entailing fines for anyone caught throwing cigarettes butts onto the floor will come into effect next month. Transgressors could be slapped with fines ranging between €25 and €250. The law was passed on 3 September last year and also applies to establish...Read More


  • Hopes rise for UK Portugal quarantine lift

    Portugal is said to be holding talks with the British Government again in a bid to get quarantine measures scrapped for holidaymakers returning from Portugal to the UK. At present everyone visiting the UK from Portugal must self-isolate for two weeks regardless of whether they have a Covid-1...Read More


  • Number of UK citizens emigrating to EU has risen by 30% since Brexit vote

    The number of British nationals emigrating to other EU countries has risen by 30% since the Brexit referendum, with half making their decision to leave in the first three months after the vote, research has found. Analysis of data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developme...Read More


  • Portugal still off UK air bridge list

    Portugal remains off the list of the travel corridors that exempt passengers from quarantine on arrival in the United Kingdom, despite the British government having added five countries today. Estonia, Latvia, Slovakia, Slovenia and the St. Vincent archipelago in the Caribbean were added to...Read More


  • Four counties in the district of Faro at maximum fire risk

    The municipalities of São Brás de Alportel, Tavira, Alcoutim and Castro Marim, in the district of Faro, on 22 June have a maximum fire risk, according to the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA). The IPMA also placed over fifty municipalities in the distric...Read More


  • Portugal talking to Britain to secure 'air bridge' for tourism

    ​Portugal and Britain are in talks to try and secure an air corridor for tourists that would allow British visitors to avoid a COVID-19 quarantine upon returning home. Portugal’s tourism-dependent economy has been hard hit by the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns at home and abroad, a...Read More


  • The 'Green Card' will not be printed in green any more in Spain as from 1st April 2021.

    After many years of working on the proposal initiated by Ofesauto, the 'Consejo de Oficinas Nacionales' (in charge of regulating the format and structure of the Green Card for the 48 countries that form part of it), finally agreed during their last General Meeting to allow this document to be ge...Read More