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Removal Services in Portugal
Removals Finder, offer a complete relocation service to Portugal. Your call will be taken by a highly experienced relocation co-ordinator who will assist you in achieving the best possible method, price and service level for the relocation of your personal effects to England. Your co-ordinator will take care of every aspect of your relocation from door-to-door and will remain in constant contact to give you up-to-date status report’s and advice until you are happily settled in your new home abroad.
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Further Information on Moving to Portugal
Part Load Removals To PortugalWe offer a comprehensive part load removal to Portugal service which is ideal for non immediate and smaller consignments. We also offer a excess baggage service to Portugal which is ideal for 1 -10 boxes in a hurry. Our part load service is normally carried out via road in our tailor made removal vehicles operated by highly experienced crews.
We can assist with difficult access in Portugal by utilising our network of Portuguese removals companies who can offer manpower, outside elevators and small vehicles for trans-shipment if required.
The movement of your effects as an EU Citizen is unrestricted by customs clearance or procedures upon entering Portugal.The only required document for your effects when moving to Portugal is the inventory which will be completed on collection of your effects.
National holidays in Portugal
|1 January||New Year’s Day (Ano Novo)|
|moveable||Good Friday (Sexta-feira Santa)|
|25 April||Freedom Day (Dia da Liberdade)|
|1 May||Labor Day (Dia do Trabalhado)|
|moveable||Corpus Christi (feast) (Corpo de Deus)|
|10 June||Portugal Day (Dia de Portugal)|
|15 August||Assumption (Assunção de Nossa Senhora)|
|5 October||Republic Day (Implantação da República)|
|1 November||All Saints Day (Todos os Santos)|
|1 December||Restoration of Independence (Restauração da Independência)|
|8 December||Immaculate Conception (Imaculada Conceição)|
|25 December||Christmas Day (Natal )|
So if your moving to Portugal why not call the experts for a effortless stress free relocation.
Amazing Facts About Portugal
Portugal is one of the most famous travel destinations in the whole Europe. It’s long since Portugal is no longer the best-kept secret of the Iberian Peninsula. The country is a famous destination for people from all over the world due to its unique sights and attractions which complement the warm climate and friendly people.
The Portuguese Lifestyle
According to the last census, there are over 11 million people living in Portugal. Among them, almost 70% live in the coastal area, in big cities such as Lisbon, Porto or Viana de Castelo. More than 97% of Portugal inhabitants are Roman Catholic, and only 1% are protestants. Even if the church and the state are two different institutions, the moral and legal codes and the education and health systems are mingled with the Catholic heritage. Most Portuguese are extremely superstitious, believing in black cats or other bad luck signs. However, on top of all, the people are very friendly, especially those living in rural areas.
Friendly But Conservative
Even if Portuguese locals are extremely welcoming and friendly, they are usually quite distant to foreigners, especially in the northern part of the country. Moreover, those living in the north are way more formal and conservative than people from the south, who are more relaxed and casual. Usually, the urban population dresses very smart and is extremely fashionable, boasting with high-tech gadgets and modern devices.
Sporting Culture in Portugal
Portugal has an extremely strong sporting culture, being famous for its unique football players. Almost every football fan has heard about Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Figo, Deco, Nuno Gomes or Ricardo Carvalho. On top of all, the Portugal team is one of the best in Europe and the whole world, being renowned for its great gameplay and team composition.
Portugal is also a reputable country when it comes to other sports like swimming, tennis, cycling and Formula 1. Most Portuguese have a healthy lifestyle, practicing running, jogging or going to gym twice a week.
Traditional Portuguese Dishes
Some of the most famous Portuguese specialities include bacalhau, salted cod fish, caldo verde or sardinhas assadas. These dishes cater to the Portuguese lifestyle, being made using natural ingredients and Portuguese seasoning. Seafood and fish dishes are the most popular in this south-western European country, since Portugal has over 943 km of beaches. In Portugal you can also taste amazing meat dishes, such as roast suckling pig or frango grelhado.
Geography and Climate of Portugal
Portugal is an amazingly beautiful country, with a long and beautiful coastline, two archipelagos. While in the southern part of the country we can find mostly coastal lowlands and flat plateaus, the northern part consists of tall mountains that rise up to 1920 meters. The climate is Sub Mediterranean with hot, dry and long summers, similar to that of Southern California. The average temperatures through the year ranges between 10° C in January and 28° C in July.
Portugal is an extremely popular destination today for both tourists and people who are looking to start a better and new life. Due to the attractive country sights and climate, people who are planning to move to Portugal can consider themselves lucky.