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New expat retirement survey sees Spain take top spot

Posted on November 1, 2019 in Spain
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New expat retirement survey sees Spain take top spot
Finding the best European destination for a settled, affordable retirement may be a futile exercise should Brexit happen, but there’s still hope. For those still living in a dream world and hoping against hope it’ll become reality when common sense prevails, the latest survey gives an obvious winner and some interesting alternatives....

Choices in Spain for expats determined to disregard the Brexit effect

Choices in Spain for expats determined to disregard the Brexit effect
If you’re still determined not to allow Brexit to wreck your Spanish retirement dream, there’s plenty of choice as regards locations. Your final choice of destination will depend on two factors – your preferred lifestyle and affordability. The affordability requirement is straightforward, based on the fact that living in major cities...

Brexit loss of free movement will gut Brit tourism businesses in Spain

Brexit loss of free movement will gut Brit tourism businesses in Spain
The bad news for newly formed Brit expat businesses on Spain’s Costa del Sol is that Brexit is likely to result in a 1.4 billion euro loss to the tourist trade. Already, the approach of Brexit and the potential loss of free movement has cut profits in many popular visitor destinations, but fears that Brexit will result in a massive...

Andalusia multinational culture draws expats from across Europe

Andalusia multinational culture draws expats from across Europe
British expats looking for a truly international ambience should head for the Costa del Sol. Multiculturalism has its benefits for would-be expats looking to be part of the world rather than just the country of their birth. This ever-popular region of Spain is peopled by expats from across the planet, giving an almost uniquely diverse...

Importing your car into Spain before the UK quits the EU

Importing your car into Spain before the UK quits the EU
If you’re about to permanently leave the UK for Spain and can’t bear to part with your car, here’s how to import it. Spanish bureaucracy is infamous amongst the British expat community, with hoops set up for jumping through on almost all the important things in life. It’s not that officials want to give you a hard time as new...

Tips for entrepreneurial expats looking to cash in with the next big idea

Tips for entrepreneurial expats looking to cash in with the next big idea
In this fast-moving world, the entrepreneurial spirit is making a strong bid to take over the traditional market for expat professionals. For the first time in many years, becoming your own boss and developing your idea into a world-beating product or service is a reality, unimaginable for the vast majority of new talent before the age of...

Spain scores high for quality of life but sucks for career progression

Spain scores high for quality of life but sucks for career progression
Spain has a great deal going for it as a destination for expat retirees, but isn’t the best choice for career oriented expatriate professionals. In many surveys over the years, Spain has been praised for its welcome to British expats arriving to enjoy its warm climate and laid back lifestyle. The country still scores regularly for...

Is Spain just for disenchanted British retirees?

Posted on May 29, 2019 in Spain
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Is Spain just for disenchanted British retirees?
Is Spain just an escape from the UK for British retirees? Spain’s well-deserved position as the number one retirement destination for Brits sick of the weather, the politics, the cost and the general misery of life in the UK has been firmly established since the first cheap flight took off from Gatwick Airport a few decades ago. It’s...

Expat dog owners need to know Spanish laws prior to arrival

Expat dog owners need to know Spanish laws prior to arrival
Would-be expats who wouldn’t think of leaving their furry friend behind need to check on Spain’s dog ownership laws. If you’re planning to emigrate to Spain no matter what happens with Brexit and can’t bear to leave your beloved dog behind, you’ll need to check out the country’s dog ownership laws. Once Brexit is a reality,...

Expat retirees now basing lifestyle choices on affordable healthcare

Expat retirees now basing lifestyle choices on affordable healthcare
Choosing an expat destination for its quality affordable healthcare may sound too practical to be true, but more and more would-be expats are researching online for the least expensive and best quality healthcare available before making the decision of a lifetime. This choice is essential for aspiring expats living in the USA, as the cost...