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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)




  • Andalusia to abolish inheritance tax in 2019

    The wind of (positive) change is blowing in Andalusia. This autonomous Spanish region has been for the last 40 years “famous” by its very high inheritance tax. This is going to change in 2019. Andalusia’s center-left wing party lost the power in December 2018 and the new coalit...Read More


  • Pet owner warning: ‘Killer’ caterpillar chains spotted in Spain

    Dangerous caterpillars that can be lethal to pets and harmful to humans have been sighted on the move in their distinctive nose-to-tail chains in Spain. The pine processionary caterpillars have an orange-brown colour and blue bands and have been responsible for the deaths of many animals. Th...Read More


  • EHIC no substitute for travel insurance

    In light of the hordes of skiers and snowboarders heading to the slopes this winter, comparison website GoCompare has conducted research with some worrying results: namely, that many UK-citizens do not fully understand what benefits a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) can and cannot provide....Read More


  • Car registration in another EU country – Portugal

    Registration As an EU national moving to Portugal, you must register your car if you are the holder of the registration certificate, the owner of the vehicle, or a user of a vehicle you do not own (e.g. a family member). As an EU national moving to Portugal, you can use your vehicle here whi...Read More


  • New speed limits now in force in Spain

    As of 29 January, new maximum permitted speed limits came into force on certain roads in Spain. This is the first in a wave of reforms intended on reducing the number of injury and fatal incidents on the roads and is effective on some 7,000 kilometres of the secondary road network. This ...Read More


  • Road Deaths increase during 2018 in Portugal

    Data from the National Road Safety Authority (ANSR) indicate that 513 people died in road accidents in 2018, three more than in 2017, registering a rise for the second consecutive year in the number of deaths. The Minister of Internal Administration stated that a zero tolerance intervention ...Read More


  • Speed reduction approved and will come into force soon in Spain

    ​On 28 December, 2018, the Spanish government has approved the amendment of Article 48 of the General Circulation Regulation referring to speed limits on conventional roads with the main aim of reducing casualties through road traffic incidents and meeting the objective established in the Road S...Read More


  • Spanish Traffic Law in English

    A very useful source of information produced by the Guardia Civil officers of N332. ...Read More


  • Christmas & New Year opening hours

    The opening hours of our Ibex offices over the festive period are detailed below. Albox 24, 25 & 26 December:- Closed 27 & 28 December:- Open 10am to 2pm 31 December:- Closed 1 January:- Closed 2, 3 & 4 January:- Open 10am to 3pm 7 January:- Closed ...Read More


  • 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