European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

Thousands of UK expats living in Europe face having to revamp their finances in the aftermath of Brexit as British banks close their current accounts and European ones hike the cost of sending money overseas. Customers of some of Britain’s biggest banks including Barclays, Lloyds and Nationwide Building Society living in Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands … Read more European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

Thousands of UK expats living in Europe face having to revamp their finances in the aftermath of Brexit as British banks close their current accounts and European ones hike the cost of sending money overseas. Customers of some of Britain’s biggest banks including Barclays, Lloyds and Nationwide Building Society living in Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands … Read more European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

What does Brexit mean for expats who still need health cover?

Britain has entered the new year an independent country, having left the European Union. Holidaymakers have already been warned that travelling to EU countries could now be more expensive, especially given the absence of the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). But what will this mean for expats? Some have already experienced issues when trying to … Read more What does Brexit mean for expats who still need health cover?

British expats flying home to Spain are stopped from boarding BA flight from Heathrow to Madrid

British expats flying home to Spain are stopped from boarding BA flight from Heathrow to Madrid after airline staff claimed their ID documents are no longer valid Nine passengers were not allowed to board on the flight to Madrid on Saturday    British journalist and photographer Max Duncan reported the incident on Twitter The Embassy replied … Read more British expats flying home to Spain are stopped from boarding BA flight from Heathrow to Madrid

British expats flying home to Spain are stopped from boarding BA flight from Heathrow to Madrid

British expats flying home to Spain are stopped from boarding BA flight from Heathrow to Madrid after airline staff claimed their ID documents are no longer valid Nine passengers were not allowed to board on the flight to Madrid on Saturday    British journalist and photographer Max Duncan reported the incident on Twitter The Embassy replied … Read more British expats flying home to Spain are stopped from boarding BA flight from Heathrow to Madrid

Chaos as banks shut expats’ accounts as end of Brexit transition looms

Thousands of British expats who live in Europe are facing banking chaos as UK lenders cancel accounts and scramble to prepare for life outside the EU and The end of the ‘standstill’ post-Brexit transition period on December 31 will see British banks having to abide by different rules if they want to operate in mainland … Read more Chaos as banks shut expats’ accounts as end of Brexit transition looms

Chaos as banks shut expats’ accounts as end of Brexit transition looms

Chaos as banks shut expats’ accounts amid fears over restrictions after Brexit transition ends on January 1 UK banks will have to abide by new rules after the end of Brexit transition period  They will lose EU ‘passporting’ rights from Dec 31, prompting service shake-up Banks have told British expats in Europe that their accounts … Read more Chaos as banks shut expats’ accounts as end of Brexit transition looms

Furious British expats blast EU’s new post-Brexit travel rules

Furious British expats blast EU’s new post-Brexit travel rules which will ban them from spending more than three months at a time at their holiday home from January Travel rules will change after end of the post-Brexit ‘standstill’ transition period  After January 1 UK tourists visiting EU countries will be restricted to 90 day stays … Read more Furious British expats blast EU’s new post-Brexit travel rules

Aussie expats stuck in Bali say the former tourist mecca has turned into a ghost town

Australian expats who have stayed in Bali during the COVID-19 pandemic have told how the once bustling tourist mecca is now a deserted ghost town.  Footage of the island shows busy markets completely empty and rows of scooters and tuk-tuks that would have once noisily battled for a place on the road parked silently to … Read more Aussie expats stuck in Bali say the former tourist mecca has turned into a ghost town

British expats in Europe ‘will be stripped of UK bank accounts in weeks’ after post Brexit rules

Tens of thousands of British expats in Europe ‘will be stripped of their UK bank accounts and credit cards in weeks’ after government failed to negotiate post Brexit rules British expats in Europe risk having their UK bank accounts closed due to Brexit Banks including Lloyds and Barclays have starting giving notice to customers Post-Brexit … Read more British expats in Europe ‘will be stripped of UK bank accounts in weeks’ after post Brexit rules