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RE: What about bicycles?

Hi. There is a Dutch guy (who better!?) with a bike shop in Almancil. Despite the name of his website, he also sells 'regular' bikes. You can take a look here to get an idea of bike prices in PT. ...

In forum Cars, Transport & Getting Around

1 year ago
RE: Which Make/Model of car to consider or avoid

@bdgfn Sorry I did not see that you had already bought when answered earlier and I think you have made an excellent chioce I did not consider the CX-3 as I thought you did not want an SUV but that one...

In forum Cars, Transport & Getting Around

1 year ago
RE: Which Make/Model of car to consider or avoid

@bdgfn Hi the most popular small cars here in Portugal are the Opel Corsa or Renault Clio if you go for the newer 3 cylinder petrol models then you will get nearly as good fuel consumption as diesel a...

In forum Cars, Transport & Getting Around

1 year ago
RE: Income Taxes

@bdgfn Hi that is my understanding as well, but something I’m not clear on is whether it’s possible to file and pay taxes FIRST in portugal and then deduct those from ones US taxes. Most of what I’v...

In forum Visas, Residency & Citizenship

1 year ago
A word of warning to the American members.

I am not American so I have never bothered reading the forum article Americans driving in Portugal until today. It contains a number of errors, two such errors are; Some of the road signs depicted hav...

In forum Cars, Transport & Getting Around

1 year ago
RE: Income Taxes

Here's the link

In forum Visas, Residency & Citizenship

1 year ago
RE: Income Taxes

@bdgfn In 2020, changes were made to the NHR tax-free period arrangement. If you acquired NHR status before that date, you WOULD qualify for a 10year tax free arrangement on qualifying income. But ...

In forum Visas, Residency & Citizenship

1 year ago
RE: Which Make/Model of car to consider or avoid

I had a Focus C-max in the UK - absolutely loved it and a pleasure to drive. Never had any probs as did not the friends who bought it. I also had a focus estate here in Portugal and loved it too, neve...

In forum Cars, Transport & Getting Around

1 year ago
RE: Which Make/Model of car to consider or avoid

In my view you already own the perfect car for your use here - the Yaris. Send your bigger items down using BPSped or one of the other German courier connections. Import the Yaris (low cost because ...

In forum Cars, Transport & Getting Around

1 year ago
RE: Which Make/Model of car to consider or avoid

You might want to look at the owner's reviews on this website as part of your research into which vehicle to buy.

In forum Cars, Transport & Getting Around

1 year ago
RE: Which Make/Model of car to consider or avoid

If availability of servicing and maintenance is the concern, then take a look at the cars available second hand on pt websites. that will give a good indication of what's popular and what is prevalen...

In forum Cars, Transport & Getting Around

1 year ago
RE: Which Make/Model of car to consider or avoid

Accepted as the workhorse go to, the Motor Trade is without doubt The Vw Golf is the answer . Downside they more expensive , but you pay for what you get. They are reliable ,parts are everywhere. Dies...

In forum Cars, Transport & Getting Around

1 year ago
RE: Income Taxes

@bdgfn You have until the 31st March of the year following the year you become resident to apply for NHR. So if you become resident during 2021 you have to apply for NHR before 31/03/22. If you don't ...

In forum Visas, Residency & Citizenship

1 year ago
RE: Buying a Second-hand Car

Cars are expensive here in relation to elsewhere in Europe so if you've owned it for over 6 months it is probably worthwhile bringing it and matriculating it. Even if you pay someone to handle the pap...

In forum Cars, Transport & Getting Around

1 year ago
RE: Buying a Second-hand Car

@bdgfn let us know if there is anything we can do to help out. @peggyL

In forum Cars, Transport & Getting Around

1 year ago
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