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How to stay alive as an expat motorist in Spain

How to stay alive as an expat motorist in Spain
Since Brexit became inevitable, Brits unwilling to give up their retirement dreams are rushing to finalise their departures from the home country, with Spain still a favourite destination. Now that’s it’s certain freedom of movement and other EU state membership benefits will remain until the end of this year, those desperate to leave...

Granada ticks all the boxes for expat retirees

Posted on December 31, 2019 in Europe News Spain
STORY LINK Granada ticks all the boxes for expat retirees
Granada ticks all the boxes for expat retirees
For those looking to make a new life somewhere in Europe, Spain isn’t just the Costas, beer, fish ‘n chips and bars. Spain’s fame as an expat retiree destination often seems to relate solely to the Mediterranean beach towns beloved by Britons on none-too-generous pensions. Just like any other European Union member state, the country...

Expat ownership of a Spanish bar isn’t as easy as it seems

Expat ownership of a Spanish bar isn’t as easy as it seems
Emigrating to Spain and opening a bar might be trickier than Brit expats realise. The dream of moving to Spain and starting a business has been the motivation for thousands of British expats, with a bar being one of the favourite choices, especially for those with experience of the hospitality trade. Wherever new, ambitious arrivals hang...

Qualified expat builders needed as Spanish real estate sector hots up

Qualified expat builders needed as Spanish real estate sector hots up
Given that most SMEs in the UK don’t have much idea how the Brexit transition period will affect their businesses, a move to Europe before it’s too late might be wise. For British SME owners looking for an escape from the UK’s unreliable climate and equally unreliable politics, Spain has always been a favourite choice. Nowadays,...

Expats looking for the real Spain have plenty of choice

Expats looking for the real Spain have plenty of choice
If you’ve decided not to wait to see Brexit’s effect on the UK, you’ve basically got a year to move your home to a lesser known corner of Spain. With the recent publicity of gang warfare and biblical floods wrecking expat lives in Spain’s most popular retirement destinations, it’s no surprise savyy Brits are looking further...

Emergency registration service set up for Brit expats on Majorca

Emergency registration service set up for Brit expats on Majorca
If you’re in the throes of finalising your move to Spain’s Balearic Islands following last week’s shock election result, you’ll get help to register before it’s too late. A special emergency service is being set up in Majorca by the Spanish Home Office in order to ensure all British expats including new arrivals are able to...

New expat retirement survey sees Spain take top spot

Posted on November 1, 2019 in Spain
STORY LINK New expat retirement survey sees Spain take top spot
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...