Good news! The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is being replaced with a Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC). This means that Brits travelling to Cyprus, and indeed all EU countries, will still be able to receive free, or cheaper, state-provided medical care.
So, it’s finally happened. The deal has been done, and the UK has officially left the European Union. This has left many of us with questions. Where can I live with a British passport after Brexit? Will my expat rights stay the same? Can I easily travel to Europe after Brexit?
If you would love to buy in the sun but don’t have quite enough money, check out some innovative financing options, including equity release and mortgages, in Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, USA, Canada and other countries, in our new guides, How to Pay for a Property Abroad.
A rumour caused consternation among overseas buyers in Italy recently – especially from the UK – which said that non-residents of Italy were not allowed to buy a property there. We asked our lawyer to explain why holiday homebuyers in Italy shouldn’t be panicking!
Despite some restrictions, thousands of British people have made the move to Spain in the past few weeks – and many more are still in the process – as they beat the Brexit transition door closing. So, what do you need to do as you step off the plane?
Cyprus is set for a busy summer, having seen off the pandemic in spectacularly successful terms. Property prices should be highly attractive too. The only question is, when will flights from Britain and other worst affected countries begin?