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Managing your international payments by Cathryn Evans

June has arrived, and the heat is on…not just in the Algarve, but for the ‘Brexit’ vote!

At Premier FX, we are receiving many inquiries from clients asking our thoughts on how the referendum is affecting rates before the...Read More »


'Rota dos Petiscos' - Samples of Regional Delicacies

An ever growing tradition in several Algarve locations where local establishments are joining the itinerary to sample traditional delicacies and house specialities.

The concept started about 6 years ago and was carried out during the month of May. This year the itinerary has been extended over a...Read More »


Important facts regarding the Rental Licence (‘AL’)

The Portuguese Hotel Association (‘AHP’) estimates that a third of the accommodation offered is not licenced. In order to correct this situation and make sure establishments that provide accommodation against payment are licenced (Rental Licence) according to the Local Lodging Law which was introduced in Novmeber 2014.

The Algarve was considered one of the best beach destinations in Europe at the World Travel Awards ceremony, also known as the ‘Oscar awards for Tourism’, which took place in Sardenha on 5 September 2015.

Another eight awards were attributed to hotels and resorts in the Algarve,...Read More »


Be Carnival with See You Soon!

Loulé will once again host the century old tradition of the Carnival parade where the world today will be portrayed with satire and parody!

The famous parade will take place on Saturday afternoon with 15 floats representing current social and political irony, samba dancers and large figure heads !!

Dress...Read More »