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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
STORY LINK Is Spain just for disenchanted British retirees?
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...

Is moving overseas to access cheaper, better healthcare a wise choice?

Is moving overseas to access cheaper, better healthcare a wise choice?
For older expats or those with young families, access to good quality, affordable healthcare is a must, but may be almost impossible to find. Would-be expats from the USA and UK are the most healthcare-conscious groups when retirement or a change of jobs is in the wind. US citizens tend to concentrate on price, having been used to perhaps...

Is buying an entire ruined Spanish village a good expat retirement decision?

Is buying an entire ruined Spanish village a good expat retirement decision?
If you’re still gambling on getting to Spain before Brexit wrecks your chances, buying an entire Spanish village at a knock-down price might be the answer! Spain’s ‘forgotten pueblos’ were once thriving local rural communities until their young people moved to the big cities and their elders gave up on their traditional way of...

Visa free travel scheme derailed by yet another Gibraltar row

Visa free travel scheme derailed by yet another Gibraltar row
If you’re thinking of hopping over to France or Spain on an exploratory visit prior to retirement as an expat, you may need a £52 visa! Spanish demands regarding the status of Gibraltar have derailed the visa-free travel plan legislation intended to allow Britons to visit Europe without hassle. Yet again, Spain’s argument is based on...

Shock Andalusian election result could impact British expats post-Brexit

Shock Andalusian election result could impact British expats post-Brexit
As if British expats in Spain and those attempting a fast move to the Costas don’t have enough problems, the rise of the right in Spanish politics could well spell even more difficulties for foreign residents. After the shock results of the Andalusia elections were announced, former Europe minister Denis McShane sounded an alarm warning...