EP3 | Ellie Mahoney | Moving to Portugal

EP3 | Ellie Mahoney | Moving to Portugal

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After living in France for just over 10 years (listen to EP1 for more details) Ellie landed a remote job and decided that it was time for another big move in life. Motivated by the desire to live somewhere warmer and cheaper, she opted to relocate to Portugal - a country she had never even visited before.  She talks about her decision to move, why she chose Portugal, what she loves about the country and how she has achieved financial freedom and became debt free! She also gives some top tips on looking for properties to rent / buy in another country. Follow Ellie's adventures on her blog This episode is also available on your favourite music app: Spotify | iTunes | Stitcher | Amazon Music | Podcast Republic | Podchaser | Google Podcasts  Powered by RedCircle
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5 top tips for Holiday Car Hire

5 top tips for Holiday Car Hire

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Do you find hiring a car for your holiday a little bit confusing when it comes to the costs? Here are our top tips based on our experience of hiring a car in Portugal... Don't get sucked in to paying additional insurance! You shop around, find a good deal, click to reserve, then you see this: Damage Excess: 1,300.00€ Theft Protection Excess: 1,300.00€ How much?!?! No one wants to have an excess that steep do they? So this is where the car hire companies lure you into buying their 'vehicle cover' to either reduce or remove the excess. One car hire company wanted a further £128 from us for 7 days hire...no thanks! BUT there is another option - you can buy something called 'Car Hire Excess Insurance'. We read…
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Three reasons to move to Portugal

Three reasons to move to Portugal

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'The grass is greener on the other side' or so the saying goes. After spending a week in central Portugal, we've taken some time to reflect on whether it would be a good place to put roots down in the future... Our reason for visiting the little town of Góis was to catch up with a family member who has recently moved there. Ellie has been living in Portugal for six months now, so it was a good excuse to go and visit to see what Portuguese life is like. The cost of living is LOW in Portugal First example - Toll Roads: One thing that surprised us almost straight away as we sped down the motorway from Porto was the cost of the toll roads. Having been used to…
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