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Forum: Portugal
Oct 15th 2021, 2:27 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By BillBullock

COVID TESTING FOR ENTERING ENGLAND

Here is the latest press release about covid testing for entry into England: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/lateral-flow-tests-to-be-introduced-for-vaccinated-international-arrivals
Forum: Portugal
Oct 8th 2021, 6:20 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 3,503
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Antigen test to enter PT

That's good news.
Forum: Portugal
Oct 6th 2021, 11:23 am
Replies: 88
Views: 3,503
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Antigen test to enter PT

The UK Gov site makes it clear at the moment: only an EU vaccination certificate is acceptable. See https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/portugal/entry-requirements
Presumably they will publish...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 4th 2021, 1:09 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 3,503
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Antigen test to enter PT

"Non essential travel is allowed from Brazil, USA and United Kingdom subject to negative tests on arrival." You do not need to wait until you arrive in Portugal by air. As before, you should take...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 28th 2021, 10:02 am
Replies: 89
Views: 2,369
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Teabags!

It works well for me because I drink my tea black. I find a lot of tea bags are so strong, I have to remove them almost immediately I've added the boiling water.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 24th 2021, 4:32 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 3,503
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Antigen test to enter PT

That's how I read it. Our visitors needed an antigen test on Monday.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 24th 2021, 11:11 am
Replies: 88
Views: 3,503
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Antigen test to enter PT

But this discussion is about "Antigen test to enter PT" and the Portuguese regulations are the relevant ones as agreed by UK Gov website. Both sets of regulations are quite clear at the moment.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 24th 2021, 10:22 am
Replies: 88
Views: 3,503
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Antigen test to enter PT

Not confusing at all. The UK do not currently have a reciprocal agreement with Portugal.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 14th 2021, 4:32 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By BillBullock

Re: 1471 - Portugal equivalent ??

With *200 you get all the messages and all the call numbers, as well as the dates and times.. Sometimes it's a pain deleting them all individually.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 14th 2021, 12:50 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 1,774
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Residency after Brexit

Like I said in my post, start by looking at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/living-in-portugal
Forum: Portugal
Sep 14th 2021, 11:19 am
Replies: 49
Views: 1,774
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Residency after Brexit

Start by looking at some official information and advice: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/living-in-portugal
Forum: The Lab
Sep 13th 2021, 9:05 am
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Passwords

I keep my passwords in a notebook. It's worked well for 20 years. If I suddenly die, my wife and son will have little difficulty sorting out my affairs using the file on my computer named "When I...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 13th 2021, 8:54 am
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By BillBullock

Re: 1471 - Portugal equivalent ??

Try *200 with MEO but you might have to set it up as I discovered it 15 years' ago.
Forum: Portugal
Aug 31st 2021, 1:49 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,405
Posted By BillBullock

Forum: Portugal
Aug 31st 2021, 12:30 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,405
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Recent arrival - UK to Faro

At Bristol airport my wife only needed to show her EU vaccination certificate and the same applied on arrival at Faro airport last week.
Forum: Portugal
Aug 30th 2021, 11:01 am
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By BillBullock

Re: lowest banking fees?

Your experience with Novo Banco is different to mine. I have been with them for 18 years, my monthly charge is €2.95 and there is no charge for our debit cards. The banking site is nearly perfect...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 30th 2021, 10:56 am
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By BillBullock

Re: How/when can classic cars be used

Back in 1966, before we got married in 1967, I had my first MG Midget with an 1100cc engine (my first car). We toured France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and ended up in Venice. All our camping...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 30th 2021, 10:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Tavira Cruz Vermelha antigen test

According to some medical experts there is no need to push the swab that far up the nostrils.
Forum: Portugal
Aug 30th 2021, 10:26 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,405
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Recent arrival - UK to Faro

Our experience of recent air travel to and from the UK, and that of friends and relations, is that there is no telling what checks are being made at Faro or the UK airports. However, if you have...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 27th 2021, 1:27 pm
Replies: 346
Views: 35,878
Posted By BillBullock

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

I think it is just the disgruntled staff in the Faro office of IMT. For some reason, they developed a huge backlog of applications for the exchange of UK licenses. Many people have been waiting...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 26th 2021, 1:00 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By BillBullock

Re: A few housing questions

Mains water is very expensive in the Algarve if you use more than about 5 cu m a month. The rate per cu m goes up the more you use, so it is best to have borehole water for garden irrigation systems...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 25th 2021, 8:33 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,762
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Travelling UK to Portugal August - NO problems at all

So long as you have an EU vaccination certificate, you do not need a fit to fly test result in the UK to return to Portugal.
Forum: Portugal
Aug 23rd 2021, 3:14 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 2,369
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Teabags!

Tea and coffee without milk is the way to go. I converted 25 years' ago when UHT long-life milk was the only milk available in some countries and I've never looked back. I make the tea quite weak...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 23rd 2021, 3:03 pm
Replies: 346
Views: 35,878
Posted By BillBullock

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

My wife had the same experience in the Faro office and she left the office crying. They are very, very rude even if you try your best Portuguese. I complained in writing to the Lisbon head office...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 20th 2021, 6:51 am
Replies: 65
Views: 2,284
Posted By BillBullock

Re: Buying a property in Gois

All of that was clear to me from the estate agent's details. The asking price was also a giveaway. If you want land, you have to pay a bit more money.
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