Ask Our Expats | Expats Portugal

Moving to Portugal can be an exciting, emotional and sometimes stressful proposition

Introducing our friendly and carefully selected Ask Our Expats team

Imagine connecting with someone who has already made the move, lives here permanently and shares similar interests to you. This person can help you through the process of learning the ropes on everyday matters such as shopping, getting around, healthcare, places to visit, activities, making friends, eating out, etc. The list is endless.

Now imagine you can connect with this person, ask all your questions and learn from them on a wide range of topics regarding lifestyle in Portugal. You will also gain a new friend.

We have great people that are happy to share their knowledge with you on a one to one basis either via phone, online or in person meetings.

You can book for short one hour sessions or longer sessions that can be spread over a period of time. You can also book with different members of the team as required. The fees include time for the team member to prepare and follow up on each session.

“extremely knowledgeable and generous with a wide variety of topics”

“current expats helping prospective expats is a wonderful idea”

“clarified a lot of questions I had about day to day life in Portugal”

“I view her as a true friend. I highly recommend her because she goes over and above to assist”

“extremely easy to speak to, very service minded and enthusiastic to address any questions”

“an incredible resource to prepare me for my move to Portugal”

Thomas

Living in semi-rural Portugal an hour from Lisbon, running a small business providing building surveys and advising on property restoration

Speaks: English, Portuguese and French

Interests: Portuguese architecture, landscapes, history, food & drink, choral and folk music.

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Lucy

Living between historic Coimbra and Tomar, enjoying rural life. Exploring beautiful Portugal.

Speaks: English and studying Portuguese.

Interests: Gardening, wildlife, sightseeing, Portuguese historic villages and towns, finding good restaurants, wines, food, interior designs and my cats. Portuguese culture, cinema, live entertainment and photography.

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Pamela

Lifestyle in Portugal: semi-retired, urban living near the coast

Speaks: English and Portuguese

Interests: theatre, dance, walking, learning Portuguese, coffee!

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Ana

Living near the coast, business owner, with young kids at home

Speaks: English, Spanish, French and Portuguese

Interests include: Traveling, reading, hosting people from all over the world, volunteering with kids

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Sally

Living and working in Lisbon since 2014. Exploring Portugal since 2011.

Speaks: English and intermediate level of Portuguese, French and Spanish

Interests include: Travel, cinema, music & concerts, snorkelling & diving, gardening, food & wine

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Jac

Retired lifestyle and organiser of the Portimão meet-up once a month.

Speaks: English and learning Portuguese

Interests include: Portuguese traditions/culture and its people, travelling, walking, reading, swimming, eating & drinking especially local produce, sports and design of any sort.

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How it works…

Your Expat is here to help you explore and find out more about your potential lifestyle in Portugal.

Once you have selected and paid for your package, you will receive a digital questionnaire to complete. This will help your Expat prepare the right type of information for your consultation.

Three and 6 hour packages will be broken into half hourly or hourly slots.

A mutually appropriate time will be set for you to meet with your Expat. Connect via Zoom, Skype, WhatsApp or Messenger calls. In person tours available upon request.

Got questions about life in Portugal? Have a chat with one of our Expats to find out what there is to know.

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