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Stories about moving to Portugal and the latest updates from the Bordr team.

Bordr 2022 Holiday Schedule

Bordr 2022 Holiday Schedule

The Bordr team will be taking some time off to rest and recharge during the holidays. We’ll be offline on December 23, December 26, and January 2.

December 20, 2022
Moving to Portugal with a family when you’ve never visited before

Moving to Portugal with a family when you’ve never visited before

Mia moved to Faro, Portugal from California with her husband and two young children, having never visited before. Find out more about why it’s been such a positive move, and how to deal with that D7 12-month accommodation clause when you have children.

November 29, 2022
Finding a property can sometimes be the easiest part of a move to Portugal!

Finding a property can sometimes be the easiest part of a move to Portugal!

Jack and Hannah bought a property in the central Algarve, with the dream of setting up an eco-resort in Portugal. Unfortunately, not everything went as planned, but they are still sold on living in Portugal. Find out why.

October 30, 2022
Moving to Portugal with school age children

Moving to Portugal with school age children

Like many people, Allison and Dustin wanted to leave city life behind. They made the move from New York to Portugal with their young kids just over a year ago. Here’s their story, including how to find a school for your children before you move to Portugal.

September 28, 2022
Moving to Portugal from South America

Moving to Portugal from South America

Venezuelan couple, Luis and Jhoani, moved to Portugal without having ever visited before. They decided to emigrate from Latin America and have started a wonderful new life in Braga. Find out how Portugal compares to the USA and Latin America in terms of quality of life. It may surprise you!

August 20, 2022
Let's meet up for Happy Hour in Lisbon!

Let's meet up for Happy Hour in Lisbon!

Bordr will be hosting a Happy Hour on August 17, 2022 at the Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara right in Bairro Alto. We hope that you will come out to enjoy the summer weather, breathtaking views of the city, and each other's company!

July 25, 2022
Helpful tips for D7 visa applicants especially for securing accommodation

Helpful tips for D7 visa applicants especially for securing accommodation

The D7 Visa application process requires you have accommodation secured in Portugal. Read on for advice from seasoned traveler, Caitlin, on how to find and secure a place to live especially if you’re considering a rental contract.

July 14, 2022
Bordr continues to open Portuguese bank accounts for foreigners

Bordr continues to open Portuguese bank accounts for foreigners

Over the past few weeks, there has been confusion around who can and cannot open a bank account in Portugal. Today, we’re sharing what we know about the situation, how this affects our customers, and what we’re doing to mitigate our risk in the future.

July 5, 2022
A guide for digital nomads wanting to live and work in Lisbon

A guide for digital nomads wanting to live and work in Lisbon

In this guide for digital nomads, we talk to House Manifest founder, Stephen Choi, about why Lisbon in Portugal is such a popular choice for digital nomads and entrepreneurs. Stephen also gives his recommendations on how to meet and connect with people quickly.

June 28, 2022
Buying and renovating a property in Portugal

Buying and renovating a property in Portugal

If you’re considering buying or renovating a property in Portugal, you’ll want to read Andrea’s recommendations. Andrea and Omar are making their dream house come true, renovating a ruin in Portugal, while living in a small 6m x 2m container on site. Find out how they’re getting on!

May 20, 2022