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Forum: Portugal
Feb 17th 2022, 8:23 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By ShazD

Re: dog kennel

Hi, I know of two places near Lagos. One is a dog hotel (but they only take small dogs). The other seems more like kennels. I can pass details via pm if needed.
Forum: Portugal
Jan 3rd 2022, 3:11 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By ShazD

Re: Entering restaurants

:rofl: Head spinning stuff! Anyway, it seems that eating outside on terraces, no PCR/antigen necessary and showing his Australian certificate should suffice. If wanting to eat indoors, PCR/antigen...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 21st 2021, 9:45 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,203
Posted By ShazD

Re: Driving licence medical - what's involved?

My husband and I (don't wear glasses for driving) were required to get an eye test as well as a medical.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 19th 2021, 4:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By ShazD

Re: LISbon to SCOTland Covid requirements ? Anyone know ? for travel this Tues

Riv, you need an Antigen test. You can book these and get results quite quickly. This document, showing your negative result, is then uploaded before you fly.

In addition, you need to book,...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 30th 2021, 3:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By ShazD

Re: wind /weather

It is a very cold wind! I would suggest a 'spring' wet suit for swimming. It makes a huge difference to how the water feels.
Forum: Portugal
Jun 7th 2021, 10:15 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By ShazD

Re: my uk sim card is blocked

Yes, we could have done that...and might still, but at the time we had no post box and no P.O. address. Had no choice but to get new phones! I just thought it ridiculous that we own a device and yet...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 7th 2021, 6:57 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By ShazD

Re: my uk sim card is blocked

For us, we had the unlock pin code given to us from 02. However, you have to unlock the SIM card IN the UK! So even though we own the phones, can't unlock them unless we are in the UK on the 02...
Forum: Portugal
May 18th 2021, 7:07 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By ShazD

Re: Pet Friendly Medium Term Rental Required - Western Algarve

Was in the exact same position last year. It is possible to find them, but very difficult and hours of searching. If you haven't tried a Google search for, "Pet friendly long term rentals, Algarve,"...
Forum: Portugal
May 11th 2021, 8:45 am
Replies: 92
Views: 4,831
Posted By ShazD

Re: Vaccinations Covid-19 for over 65s

I am shocked by your insensitivity. From memory, Sportpix is 67 and works in the sports industry. How about some empathy? He is by himself in hospital with a broken ankle, no family support or help...
Forum: Portugal
May 10th 2021, 9:08 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 4,831
Posted By ShazD

Re: Vaccinations Covid-19 for over 65s

So sorry to hear this Sportpix. Is there anything you need? Happy to be of any help.
Forum: Portugal
May 6th 2021, 3:34 pm
Replies: 346
Views: 45,813
Posted By ShazD

Re: exchanging driving licence - where and when to make appointment?

The process has been quite muddled. As soon as we paid IMT the €30, they contacted us to name the place and time for the photograph. In addition, they also email a paper temporary licence. This was...
Forum: Portugal
May 6th 2021, 9:05 am
Replies: 346
Views: 45,813
Posted By ShazD

Re: exchanging driving licence - where and when to make appointment?

My husband's notification was 4 days, mine is almost 3 weeks. It seems that different areas deal with it very differently. The process is not centralised, so it depends on which region is dealing...
Forum: Portugal
May 5th 2021, 10:34 pm
Replies: 346
Views: 45,813
Posted By ShazD

Re: exchanging driving licence - where and when to make appointment?

Hi Campos. So you should get an email or a text telling you to go and get a photo taken and a digital signature. My husband and I have been completing this together. His documents were to be sent to...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 1st 2021, 3:22 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By ShazD

Re: Anyone vouch for this company

Hi, have never come across this company and have searched for rentals for many, many hours. This is not to say they are not legitimate, however, they do seem very cheap compared to what I've seen.
Forum: Portugal
Dec 22nd 2020, 7:54 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 20,113
Posted By ShazD

Re: New residence permits for Brits in Pt before 31/12/20

Yes, it would have made it a lot easier!
Forum: Portugal
Dec 22nd 2020, 7:38 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 20,113
Posted By ShazD

Re: New residence permits for Brits in Pt before 31/12/20

Not sure if this has been said, or if you have tried this, but your password needs to have a special character, such as an exclamation mark.
Forum: Portugal
Dec 18th 2020, 6:59 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,708
Posted By ShazD

Re: information re- driving licence and nhr needed

Hi Tom99- we are doing the same as you, or trying to, regarding driving licence. You will need a UTENTE number. This is given out by your local Centro de Saude. It appears you need this to get a...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 9th 2020, 4:03 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,292
Posted By ShazD

Re: Registering with health service

BomberHarris is right. It is my stupid auto correct on my phone! Sorry.
Forum: Portugal
Dec 9th 2020, 2:49 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,292
Posted By ShazD

Re: Registering with health service

Hi Campos. We were trying to do the same today in Lagos. We've to go back at 5pm with the various documents.
Here is a list of the documents they requested from us:
Certificado de Registo de...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 22nd 2020, 7:17 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 3,938
Posted By ShazD

Re: And the nightmare begins

The drive is ok, but long! We flew out in August and as others have said, it felt very safe. We then flew back and drove over mid October as we had to bring a lot of stuff with us. Airports are very...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 12th 2020, 3:54 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By ShazD

Re: Pet friendly rentals

Hello. I found it was very difficult to find much, but if you Google, "Pet Rentals' and the location, you should find something.
May 7th 2019, 1:59 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By ShazD

Re: Newbies

Hello! Sorry, we were looking in the Algarve, Portugal.
May 7th 2019, 1:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By ShazD

Newbies

Afternoon everyone. Just a quick intro. Not long back from our first house hunting abroad trip. I'm Sharon and my husband is Derek. Informative community you have here. Looking forward to taking part.
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