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Recommendations for responsible consumer credit

Consumer Credit: The difference between financial support and a potential nightmare is sometimes smooth. Find out what NGOs say...
By Paula Martins, In Business, Consumer Rights, Economy - 14 Jan 2022, 14:00

How to avoid overconsumption this Christmas

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 22 Dec 2021, 16:00

Pool surveillance required

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 13 Dec 2021, 16:02

Game over for single-use plastics

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 27 Nov 2021, 17:00

New rules for long-term rentals

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 26 Nov 2021, 18:00

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Combating Childhood Obesity

In Portugal, obesity affects one in every three children, according to recent results from the child nutrition surveillance system...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 12 Nov 2021, 12:00

Energy poverty threatens Portuguese in the winter

Houses not prepared for the cold and rising electricity prices in Portugal worries the...
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


DECO calls for mayors to respect sustainability

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?

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 20 Sep 2021, 14:00


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By Alan Vittery, In Lifestyle - 28 Jan 2022, 12:04

The big old Volvos of yesteryear

For many years the 'big Volvos' were my go-to choice of carriage. Those stately...
By Douglas Hughes, In Lifestyle - 27 Jan 2022, 16:08

How much we take for granted in our homes

By Marilyn Sheridan, In Lifestyle - 27 Jan 2022, 12:00

Removing the UFO stigma

By Chris Lehto, In Curiosity - 26 Jan 2022, 17:22

Other Consumer Rights Articles

Tips for Motorhome trips in Portugal

Campsites are very frequent choice for those who decided to visit Portugal. This year,...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights, Business - 04 Sep 2021, 10:00

Travel rules in Portugal

Travel rules in Portugal

With a new Tourism and Leisure Guide for summer 2021, DECO, the Portuguese Consumer...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 27 Aug 2021, 01:00

FAQ on Local Accommodation bookings

FAQ on Local Accommodation bookings

The local accommodation I booked will not let me check in because I don’t have a...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 27 Aug 2021, 01:00

What to do if I am unhappy with building works?

What to do if I am unhappy with building works?

Have you ever had problems with construction works? Was the job done poorly? Were the...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 13 Aug 2021, 09:00

What happens when a company files for insolvency?

What happens when a company files for insolvency?

In Portugal, insolvency is the last option that many debtors resort to when everything...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights, Business - 30 Jul 2021, 01:00

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

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

When there is a claim in Court for financial reasons and the debtor is unable to pay what...
By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights, Business - 30 Jul 2021, 01:00

Credits and loans – What can we trust?

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 02 Jul 2021, 01:00

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

By Paula Martins, In Consumer Rights - 18 Jun 2021, 01:00

Exceptional and temporary rights on essential services expire on 30 June

By Advertiser, In Consumer Rights - 18 Jun 2021, 01:00