Main benefits of retirement in Portugal

Tax and financial advantages

  • Lower cost of living, enabling you to optimize  your pension and acess a higher
    standard of living
  • Security for your capital thanks to a risk-free investment in property
  • An investment with no exchange rate risk beacause it stays in the Euro zone
  • Tax agreements between EU countries mean that you avoid double taxation on your income.
    You quite simple have your pension paid into your bank account in your country of origin.
  • Tax advantages for Portuguese residences (no inheritance tax)

Slow living

  • A gentle climate and peaceful way of life in diverse landscapes with welcoming people who often know how to speak English.
  • Many dailyflights to major European cities from Lisbon airport at very competitive prices.
  • A high standard of living.
  • A health system that conforms to European standards and requirements.
  • Third safest country in the world.
  • A large European community.
  • Very little culture shock compared with countries of very different cultures.