Moving to Belém In Lisbon
Are you planning on moving to Belém in Lisbon? Belém is located where the river Tagus meets the Atlantic Ocean. It has a pleasing riverfront location with many green spaces. It has a much visited tropical garden and anyone in the area would be well advised to try the custard tarts in the Casa Pasteis de Belém, these are made to a 170 year old secret recipe, divulged to only three chiefs at any one time.
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Belém in Lisbon
Property in Belém is very expensive compared to other areas of Lisbon. You can expect to pay around 700,000 € for a three bedroomed apartment.
The following site has a range of properties for sale: Property Portal
Schools if moving to Belém in Lisbon
Attendance at state schools in Portugal is free. However, many of the teachers do not speak English. Most expats will choose to educate their children at an international school.
The following site has a comprehensive list of schools: Schools Portal Lisbon
Local Information if moving to Belém in Lisbon
When you first move to a new city, finding your way around the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the following website can help you on your way: Tax and Banking Information
Travel if moving to Belém in Lisbon
Lisbon has an extensive public transport network, comprising of the metros, buses and trams. Carris is the main company in charge of transport around Lisbon. It manages the bus (autocarro) and tram (electrico) networks, as well as the funicular system (ascensores e elevador). It is not necessary to own a car in Lisbon and although Belém has more parking then most areas, it can still be an issue and is often very expensive.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Belém in Lisbon
Since 1999, Portugal has used the Euro (EUR) as its official currency.
When moving overseas making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm.
Simply call us on Tel: 01494-857672 or follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account. Foreign-Exchange
European Removals If Moving House To Belém in Lisbon
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If you are looking at moving to Belém in Lisbon, White & Company have been providing a European removals, packing and storage service for over 145 years and are members of FIDI and Omni.
White & Company are proud winners of the British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016 and finalists in the 2017 competition.