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New rules for long-term rentals

Tenants will now be able to demand new rights with this new law amendment that changed property rental rules. Find out what has...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 26 Nov 2021, 18:00

Combating Childhood Obesity

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 12 Nov 2021, 12:00

Energy poverty threatens Portuguese in the winter

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 12 Nov 2021, 11:00

Extended warranties, but just in specific cases

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 02 Nov 2021, 08:00

End of bank moratorium

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 17 Oct 2021, 10:00

16 airlines committed to improving refund policies

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 16 Oct 2021, 16:00

How to complain in Portugal

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 05 Oct 2021, 11:00

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Consumer Rights

DECO calls for mayors to respect sustainability

This Sunday, 26 September, voters will be able to choose their mayors and parish council authorities. DECO takes the opportunity...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 21 Sep 2021, 14:00

Did you know you can make your home more energy-efficient and be paid for it?

Is your heating system working properly? Or maybe you're wondering whether to install...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 20 Sep 2021, 14:00

Travel rules in Portugal

Travel rules in Portugal

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 27 Aug 2021, 01:00

FAQ on Local Accommodation bookings

FAQ on Local Accommodation bookings

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 27 Aug 2021, 01:00


What to do if I am unhappy with building works?

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 13 Aug 2021, 09:00


What happens when a company files for insolvency?

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights, Business - 30 Jul 2021, 01:00


Public list of lien or levy: Keep your name clean!

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights, Business - 30 Jul 2021, 01:00

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Design faults

There are a few things that really annoy me about the way things seem to be designed badly.
By Marilyn Sheridan, In Home & Garden - 26 Nov 2021, 18:30

New rules for long-term rentals

Tenants will now be able to demand new rights with this new law amendment that changed...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 26 Nov 2021, 18:00

Aljezur Sweet Potato Festival

One of the largest autumn gastronomic festivals in the south of the country kicks off on...
By Cristina da Costa Brookes, In Algarve, Events - 25 Nov 2021, 16:00

Tagus Park: City of Knowledge

By Bruno G. Santos, In Business - 25 Nov 2021, 13:00

Other Consumer Rights Articles

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What happens if I can’t pay the bills?

The reasons that can lead to non-paymwnt of monthly bills are diverse: unemployment, loss...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights, Business - 16 Jul 2021, 01:00

Credits and loans – What can we trust?

There are more and more crazy money-making schemes. Find some advice here to avoid falling...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 02 Jul 2021, 01:00

What can I do if I haven’t paid my debts?

Unfortunately, many consumers, under pressure to pay, end up accepting bad deals that they...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 18 Jun 2021, 01:00

Exceptional and temporary rights on essential services expire on 30 June

The supply of electricity, natural gas and water couldn’t be cut off, from 1 January to...
By Advertiser, In Consumer Rights - 18 Jun 2021, 01:00

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You can request a refund from the entities responsible for maintaining the roads: the...
By Advertiser, In Consumer Rights - 18 Jun 2021, 01:00

How to start your life together?

A new and demanding financial phase is about to start and as a couple you will have to...
By TPN/Lusa, In Business, Consumer Rights - 04 Jun 2021, 01:00

How does the social tariff access on energy bills works?

By Paula Martins, In Business, Consumer Rights - 21 May 2021, 01:00