Wednesday, 16 April 2014
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Luz Beach ApartmentsThe Luz Beach Apartments occupy which must be prime position in the Western Algarve, just 15 minutes from the one time capital of there Algarve -  Lagos - and just one hours drive from Faro Airport.

21 Studio and 1 and 2 bedroom apartments overlook a safe and sandy beach, with a pedestrian walkway to cross from the apartments to the beach. The perfect location for families with children.

Moving to and Living in PortugalEvery year, many people decide that moving to Portugal is the right next step for them to take for their career or their life in general. Are you one of them? Once you’ve found a job, it’s time to prepare yourself for the other Aspects of life in Portugal.

Look after your passportEaster is a popular time to reunite with friends and family, but with Portugal in the global top 10 for lost UK passports last year, the British Embassy is advising holidaymakers and residents to take good care of their passports.

Cheap flightsFor travellers looking for a cheap flight - this is vital information.

Exactly how do airlines work out the cost of your plane ticket?

British EmbassyFrom 14th March 2014 our new commercial partner Teleperformance Ltd will take over the running of our Visa Application Centre in Lisbon. From that date, the Visa Application Centre will move to:

Regus Avenida da Liberdade
Avenida da Liberdade, 110,
1269-046 Lisbon

In addition we are making some changes to the visa service that we offer.

British Embassy in LisbonDo you have experience of seeking help from a British Embassy, Consulate or High Commission when travelling overseas? Did you get the support you were looking for? The Foreign Affairs Select Committee of the House of Commons would like to hear from you in a two-week web forum on the UK Parliament website.

Brits behind bars overseasHundreds of British nationals are currently locked up in prisons across the globe for drug-related offences, often detained for months without trial and facing distressing living conditions. In Portugal, the number of Brits arrested for drug offences has tripled in the past year.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), in conjunction with the charity Prisoners Abroad, has launched a campaign to highlight the consequences of the use, possession and smuggling of drugs in Portugal and countries around the world.

Activo VI Tennis HolidayActivo Holidays provide idyllic activity holidays throughout the Algarve, handpicking superb bespoke hotels that complement the array of options available, such as Golf, Tennis, Fitness and Wellness. Last week saw the first sponsored holiday by Activo Holidays, a Visually Impaired Tennis Holiday paid for with funding from themselves, Conrad Algarve and Jet2.com. 

VI tennis is new and originally started off in Japan, and has only been going in England for 3 years.