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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)




  • Changes to Traffic Laws in 2018 - Change to the Penalty Points System

    During 2017 a number of changes have been proposed and announced by the DGT, which will affect all drivers on Spain ́s roads. With the main objective of reducing road traffic incidents and, reducing the risk of serious injury or death, many of the changes are already prepared and will start ...Read More


  • Pets in restaurants law approved in Portugal

    A new law permitting pets to accompany their owners to duly identified commercial establishments was approved in Parliament. The law was unanimously approved and comes into force 90 days after its publication. So, from May, pets will be able to be taken into establishments such as shops a...Read More


  • Average Spanish property price expected to increase by 6.1% in 2018

    The average price of property in Spain is expected to increase by 6.1% according to the Property Outlook report published recently by the IPE. The National Statistics Institute’s housing price index shows a year-on-year rise of 6.7%, the largest increase since the index was established in ...Read More


  • UK cars being checked in Spain

    Officers on patrol in Spain are now able to check the legalities of UK registered vehicles through a portal provided by the DVLA. This means that a vehicle registered in the UK and driving in Spain can be checked for validity of such things as MOT and tax and whether the vehicle satisfies the ...Read More


  • Growth in car sales in Portugal in 2017 outstrips EU average at 7.1%

    Growth in car sales in Portugal last year outstripped those recorded in the European Union. According to the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, sales in Portugal were up by more than seven percent in 2017 when compared with the previous year, while EU sales climbed by around 3 perce...Read More


  • Clamour In The Valley of Almanzora

    A massive meeting, organised by AUAN and Albanchez Residents Association (ARA), took place in Albanchez on Monday 15th January to ask for an urgent and once and for all solution to the issue of illegal houses in the Valley of Almanzora, as well as the rest of Andalusia. The cultural centre...Read More


  • Foreigners buy quarter of homes in Portugal in 2017

    A quarter of all properties sold in Portugal last year were sold to foreign buyers, according to a report in Thursday’s edition of the Diário de Notícias. The newspaper writes that a growing number of foreigners, particularly French and Brazilian nationals, were responsible f...Read More


  • Portugal and Spain make top ten of retirement destinations

    Portugal has been ranked by International Living as one of the top destinations for pensioners. The latest accolade comes in the way of the Annual Global Retirement Index, which places Portugal as the seventh best destination in the world to retire. The top three destinations listed b...Read More


  • Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

    The opening hours of our Ibex offices over the festive period are detailed below. Albox 22 December:- Open 9am to 1pm 25 & 26 December:- Closed 27 & 28 December:- Open 10am to 2pm 29 December:- Open 9am to 1pm 1 January:- Closed 2-5 January:- Open 10am to 2pm Almancil...Read More


  • Why the Costa del Insurance should be the hottest destination for British travellers in 2018

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office encourages British people to buy appropriate travel insurance before they go abroad. As Brits are looking ahead at travel plans for 2018, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) is advising holidaymakers to make sure they are properly insured. Tr...Read More