Are You Moving to Lisbon And Need A Removals Company?
Are you planning on moving to Lisbon? It’s the capital city and has a population of approximately 550,000 people. The city has the reputation of being one of the oldest in the world; it has wonderful gothic cathedrals and monasteries along with interesting museums and galleries.
Bairro Alto, the hilltop district of Lisbon has an excellent selection of bars and restaurants, plenty of live music and interesting narrow lanes. Lisbon is the wealthiest region in Portugal; almost all the headquarters of multinational companies operating in Portugal are situated here. It has a strong mass media sector with major newspapers, television and radio based here.
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Lisbon
Property in Portugal is usually reasonably priced, although you can expect it to be more expensive in the centre of Lisbon. Most expats living in Portugal will prefer to buy rather than rent a property. Currently many of the old city buildings are being redeveloped for the Western European market. Old crumbling period homes are a popular choice and can be purchased at a very reasonable price. Popular suburbs Estoril and Cascais are much sought after areas for rich Portuguese residents and expats alike.
The following sites have a range of properties for sale:
Schools if moving to Lisbon
Most expats choose to educate their children at either a private or international school. Both uphold high standards of education, although the tuition and fees can be expensive. It would be wise to budget accordingly and to try to negotiate an education allowance in your employment package.
The following site has a comprehensive list of schools:
Local Information If Moving To 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:
Travel If Moving To Lisbon
Lisbon has an extensive public transport network, comprising of the metros, buses and trams. Carris is the main company in charge of transport in 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.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Lisbon
Since 1999, Portugal has used the Euro (EUR) as its official currency. One euro is divided into 100 cents.
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. https://www.whiteandcompany.co.uk/foreign-exchange/
European Removals if you are Moving To Lisbon
This item is brought to you by www.whiteandcompany.co.uk the European removals storage and shipping company serving Lisbon and the surrounding area.
If you are looking to move to Lisbon, White & Company have been providing an international removals, packing and storage service for over 145 years and are members of FIDI and Omni.
White & Company are proud winners of the 2016 BAR Overseas Mover of the Year competition and finalists in the 2017 competition.