There are about 60 000 British people living in Portugal, so finding like-minded people who have made the move shouldn't be a problem. This guide to retiring in Portugal might answer some of your questions.
The cost of living in Portugal compares quite favourably with the UK. For more information, read our Cost of Living in Portugal guide.
Whereabouts in Portugal are you planning to settle? The Algarves is popular with retirees, but can be more expensive than other places. Why not read some experiences of other expats in Portugal to give you some ideas?
Expat Health Insurance
Cigna Global Health Insurance. 20% off premiums booked before 31st March
Medical insurance specifically designed for expats. With Cigna, you won't have to rely on foreign public health care systems, which may not meet your needs. Cigna allows you to speak to a doctor on demand, for consultations or instant advice, wherever you are in the world. They also offer full cancer care across all levels of cover, and settle the cost of treatments directly with the provider.
International Movers. Get Quotes. Compare Prices.
Sirelo has a network of more than 500 international removal companies that can move your furniture and possessions to your new home. By filling in a form, you’ll get up to 5 quotes from recommended movers. This service is free of charge and will help you select an international moving company that suits your needs and budget.