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  1. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    If you're thinking of travelling to the UK in November with a Portugeuese registered car. I'd be interested. Long shot I know... Otherwise, can you think of good places where I can find a portuguese registered car in the UK? I thought this would be the ideal place to ask. I've seen there are...
  2. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello, sorry to ask another question! Does anyone know (or could post a link please!) Where to check if a vehicle is legit when buying second hand in France? The equivalent of an HPI check or DVLA site. Thank you in advance.....
  3. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hey, I will be living in Massachusetts for several months on a J1 visa and I need to get a car. I found out on MA website that you can drive on a foreign drivers licence provided you have it translated. Is that right? Also - whats the best option to get a car for 5 months there? I checked...
  4. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi, I'm choosing which company to insure my Portuguese plated vehicle with. Does anyone have any experience making a claim with any of the following companies: Medal Ibex AbbeyGate Please let me know because prices vary wildly, and I suspect it's because of the 'after-care' in the event of a...
  5. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi All, Was hoping someone could assist me. I am currently living in Dubai but my Visa is from Umm Al Quwain. If i purchase a vehicle from Dubai can I register in Dubai? How will it work if Im buying a secondhand vehicle?
  6. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello, So the legal limit for tint darkness is 30%. However, a huge proportion of vehicles here are tinted 50%+. I just bought a car and was planning on tinting it soon. I was wondering if tinting it to 70% darkness (side windows, and back windshield) will result in problems or fines? Does...
  7. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi, I was driving around Europe and my clutch blew in Greece. It's a Mercedes Sprinter, so a new one cost over £1000! I flew back to the UK, found a job and saved up - now I'm here again, have repaired my van and am ready to drive home ...but I didn't realise that a vehicle here longer than 6...
  8. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    I have lived in Portugal for 18 months, have an NIF and am registered with the local freguesia. Haven't yet bothered to get a car here, but there are so many inexpensive used ones for sale that I'm contemplating buying one. I have a UK driver's license (with the EU stars) that's valid until...
  9. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello Everyone. So ive just passed my driving test and im in the market for a Car :ranger: Finally! :) I was wondering what options I have. I dont plan on buying a brand new car or a resale one from the dealerships as they come down in value really fast once registered for the road. Ive...
  10. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi all, I have a tricky one which I'm still trying to work out. I lived in Dubai up until last year and now live in Australia. In my final weeks there, a friend crashed my car before I could sell it. The process of going through insurance, making payment and clearing the financing with the...
  11. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi guys! This is my first post and it's a bit tricky. I am a dual citizen (Greek/Canadian) and have been living in Greece since Jan. I went to Germany last week and bought a big old truck: a 1981 3.7 litre diesel original engine (eligible for classic car status). It can be registered as a...
  12. Other Asia
    Hi I will be moving to KL soon. I will probably drive about 40-50 kilometers every day including weekends. I am willing to make an advance deposit of approx 20k and have a budget of approx 1500 RM per month to spend on EMI, Fuel, spares etc. I am guessing that I can afford a car worth about...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, Has anyone be successful in importing a 4-wheeler from India to Australia. Could you let me know what were the processes completed and issues faced. Do you have contacts for a shipper, freight forwarder who also does the customs and transport department processes. Thanks in advance. -Naived
  14. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Dear all, I will be moving to France shortly and looking to buy a car to drive over to the UK. I have found a France-registered left-hand drive car in the UK, but I am a bit weary about the seller. He can't answer some basic questions such as when was the last technical inspection done...
  15. New Zealand Expat Forum for Expats Living in NZ
    Hi all, I am in the process of migrating to NZ and will be needing to chose a company vehicle. We currently are in the UK and have a Ford S Max which caters for our three children and two dogs easily. I notice Ford NZ don't have the S Max hence I need some help. Can anyone recommend any...
  16. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Greetings Friends, I am planning a future move into Baja and have a number of questions related to vehicles (...and everything else). So I've looked at much of the information on this forum and over on rollybrook's site. Both have really helped answer many of my questions. I understand from...
  17. Other Middle East & Africa
    I am selling a used 2008 Toyota Land Crusier. It is in perfect condition with neat interior and no accident. All the features and functions are still very excellent. Mileage: 41,740, SUV, gray interior and medium gray exterior, fuel is Gasoline, 6 speed auto transmission. Contact for more...
  18. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hello to all the Expatforum'ians, I have joined your ranks. I travel out of the UK a lot to various parts of the World. I am an Expat in the sense that I stay, live and work in foreign lands for 6-18 months at a time, then get posted elsewhere. I still have itchy feet. But, as my girlfriend...
  19. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello Expat Friends, I live in AD and recently had my car shipped over from the USA. But could not register it in AD since it did not pass the Vehicle Inspection. AD is very stringent with their inspections. My car was repaired in the USA from a moving accident; apparently, the inspectors did...
  20. General Expat Discussions
    I have a 2002 RHD Land Rover Freelander. We would like to swop for a LHD vehicle either 4 x 4 or estate
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