As organisers of the Better Living in Portugal Exhibition, afpop has invited exhibitors that attended the 2023 BLiP EXPO held in Portimão last October to make a seasonal offer to afpop Members, or simply to send a seasonal message.  We have published here the responses that we have received and of course add our own best wishes to all those that attended the event, both visitors and exhibitors, as well as everyone involved in staging, sponsoring and contributing to the continuing success of BLiP EXPO.

afpop cannot be held responsible for the details or terms and conditions of the exhibitors’ offers or messages.  If you require any further information on any of the offers, please contact the exhibitor direct.



Algarve Solar Pool Heating Solutions – Free assessment and advice.  Email us some photos of your swimming pool, pool pump house and possible areas for solar panels and we will provide you with some options and cost estimates.  If you are in the design and build phase please contact us so we can help you prepare your swimming pool for heating, with some options and ideas to consider.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Avalon Funeral Plans – Choose an Expat Funeral Plan today with Avalon Funeral Plans.  Established for 30 years and with over 100,000 customers, we are specialists in pre-paid funeral plans.  One of only two regulated providers to offer dual country cover in Portugal and the UK.  AFPOP Members should quote ‘AFPOP24’ to qualify for 115€/100£ discount off any plan.  Full Terms and Conditions apply – see     (FCA Reg: 965286)

Conserveira do Arade and Mercearia do Algarve Christmas and New Year Hampers – ‘Flavours of the Locals’ Special seasonal hampers perfect to give as gifts.  To view the catalogue, click the link:   Apresentação Cabazes da Mercearia do Algarve  You can also visit our website  to explore our full range of hampers and view prices.  If you can't find exactly what you're looking for, we offer the option of creating personalised hampers/ baskets /gifts with the products of your choice.  In addition, we offer nationwide and cross-border shipping service.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hugo Investing - Online courses learn to invest: Home - Academy for Investors ( We teach investors to become better investors. Investing in the financial market is an excellent way to achieve financial freedom. Start your course today: Stocks for Beginners LP - Academy for Investors ( and receive a 25% discount on your first course (COUPON Learning25) valid until 1st February 2024.

Janela D’Alma Home, Decoration and Fashion – This Christmas, discover local treasures!  Offer quality, authenticity, elegance and sustainability.  Explore our products blending tradition and modernity, celebrating Portuguese arts, crafts, culture and heritage.  From decorative pillows to table mats, handcrafted bags and purses for women.  20% discount for purchases of €50 euros or more (ask the afpop office for the code).  Made with soul in Portugal, perfect for your festive gifting!

Lusaflux Water Technology Treatment and Analysis10% off water analysis and water treatment equipment valid until 28 February 2024.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Naturarbo Tree Care – The no.1 tree care company in the Algarve is giving a 20% discount on all bookings made until 31st December 2023 to AFPOP Members.  Others can benefit from a 10% discount until 31st December 2023.  Complete your booking today!

Paixâo Catering and Bar Catering10% discount on all services in January and February 2024. Contact Tiago Jorge Nunes Paixão, Sitio Nave cx postal 18, 8550-319 Monchique.  Tlm: 917 940 905

Portugal Resident Newspaper - In December & January we are offering you an exclusive ‘buy one get one free’ advertising promotion in the Portugal Resident – book one display advert and get the equivalent free. Contact Karyn now on 962 079 479 - quote BOGOF and give your AFPOP membership number to qualify for this amazing offer*

*Terms and conditions on request.

Saar @ Home  Health & Social Care - We provide medical, non-medical home care, live-in care, respite, companionship, orthopaedic equipment rentals and dementia & nursing care.  Book a FREE no-obligation assessment.  We serve the expat community in Cascais, Algarve and Lisbon and are fully licensed, and nurse-led.   We offer a 5% discount to AFPOP members. Get in touch: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 961310877.



Christmas and New Year greetings and best wishes are also sent from the following:

Blacktower Financial Management - Blacktower Financial Management offers a comprehensive suite of financial services tailored to individual needs. Services include wealth management, retirement planning, investment solutions, tax planning, and insurance options, focusing on expats in Europe. They provide expert advice for effective financial planning and wealth building.

Evoluimos Comercio Infrared heating and combatting damp - We improve your full comfort.  Complimentarity is key with dry walls (Drymat) +endothermical effects (ClimateCoating) + infrared heating systems.  To keep you warm inside (Duotherm or heating panels) and outside (ComfortSun shortwave infrared heating).  Tel:  00351 965 026 603.  or

The HPA Health Group provides quality medical support throughout the Algarve, Alentejo and Madeira Island - the Hospital Particular do Algarve Group was established in 1996 in Alvor and at the moment we have 5 Hospitals and 15 Clinics, which include 24H Emergency Services (with Maternity and Neonatology), 300 beds, 15 operating theatres, Intensive Care and more than 50 medical and diagnostic specialities.

Life Plan Resorts Real Estate/Hospitality/Senior Resorts & Community - Life Plan Resorts is poised to redefine luxury senior living. Nestled in a Nature Reserve, this visionary 1,400-unit resort, 30 minutes away from Lisbon, offers a comprehensive retirement plan that seamlessly combines your choice of independent living, private Club membership, and a continuum of care on-site supported by doctors and other health care