Sponsors – Safe Services Network

Welcome to the industry leaders who promote sound security practices that help keep Portugal a safe place to live and visit
Service Standards

This page provides a unique platform of service providers here in Portugal, which practice and promote high security standards and best practices within their respective industries. These companies are varied ranging from insurance to property management, but are common in incorporating sound security practices and operating procedures in the delivery of their services to the public.

Each company has demonstrated a high quality of service to the community based on a proven track record in their particular field of expertise. As such they contribute to ensuring that Portugal remains a safe and secure place to live and visit.

This consolidation of best practices helps raise standards within their industries in terms of crime prevention and provides a unique point of reference for the community.

Safe Communities Portugal is therefore pleased to host on its platform those businesses that meet the above service standards and level of commitment. The companies are listed under each industry.

If you would like your business to be recognized and become part of this network, please contact us here for more details.

  • Destination Services

    TUI is the world’s Leading Destination Services Business, with 6500 employees, 11.5 million guests and 109 destinations. It operates six different business with 40+ years of experience. TUI Destination Experience have come together as one to create better destination experiences for our guests. Dedicated Quality Assurance coordinators in destinations who certify all quality and safety standards and requirements are met, as well as promoting, developing and ensuring a proactive approach to quality improvement with key stakeholders.

  • Letting Agent and Property Management

    Overview of services Destination Algarve offer a comprehensive service with exceptional service standards delivering quality and excellence, with comfort and safety the top priority. Each property is fully licensed and compliant with Portuguese letting laws. Brief Company History Destination Algarve is a Portuguese-registered company that has been operating since 2004. We are a Member of the […]

  • Funeral Plans

    Here at Avalon we help people throughout Portugal & Spain every day. We explain how different the complex funeral system is here in Portugal to both non-residents and those that live here all year round. This affects everybody so we are committed to helping all UK, Irish and European citizens make informed choices. We can also assist and check all types of insurances to ensure each person is covered for everything they need to be. We offer tailor made funeral plans to suit every budget, and it fixes the cost at today’s rates.

  • Estate agent

    Buy Portugal are long established property consultants with many years’ experience in the Portuguese property market. Providing an extensive portfolio of properties for sale throughout Portugal; including the Algarve, Silver Coast, Porto, Blue Coast and the Capital city of Lisbon. All of our partner network are experienced, government licensed Real Estate Agents. Website www.buyportugal.com Tel no: +44 1925 414422

  • Estate Agent

    Algarve Homes is a Real Estate Sales and Villa management company specialising in the Santa Barbara, Loulé, Sao Bras do Alportel and Estoi areas. Julian Lewis the Managing Director has spent the last 35 years operating in both the property and corporate worlds of business and prides himself on providing honest and straight forward advice and service to our clients both pre and post sale. Contact www.algarvehomes.com; email julian@algarvehomes.com ot tel nos 289992626 or 911032883


  • Estate Agent

    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Portugal Property website contains a wealth of information to help you learn more about buying & selling property in Portugal. We are the largest property agency in the country with offices throughout the Algarve and Lisbon. We have many years’ experience in the market and you can read out latest views on our website or order our Market Report. We are a one-stop property shop, and will meet all of your requirements when it comes to buying or selling in Portugal. If you are looking for a beautiful holiday home, a Portugal property investment or a buy-to-let, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Portugal Property has the very best selection of properties from one bedroom apartments to high end luxury villas. You need look no further than Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Portugal Property. Phone (UK): 0800 014 8201; (PT): 00351 308 800 878; (Int): 0044 800 014 8201 or email: info@portugalproperty


  • Full Service Company

    euroFINESCO is a full service company, helping expatriates to make the most of their new life in Portugal since 1991. Whether it be meeting unfamiliar obligations in a new land, maximizing opportunities in a smooth transition from the past or financial and estate planning for the future, euroFINESCO is here to guide you, keep you compliant and prepare you to meet your goals.


  • Hotels

    Hilton Worldwide considers the security for guests, visitors, our colleagues and their possessions warrants strict monitoring and control procedures. The protection of the company’s assets and property ensures the smooth day to day operation of our business and is expected by our guests and investors.


  • Insurance

    Offering expats on the Algarve general insurance underwritten by Lloyds of London and many other leading insurance providers such as Victoria, Lusitania, PTI, Navigators & General, Exeter Family Friendly and AXAPPP to name but a few. We offer home, motor, pet, health, travel, marine, community, business insurance and funeral plans. With over 60 products available from over 30 different providers Ibex Insurance will be able to find the cover that suits you.


  • Locksmith

    Professional English locksmith in central Algarve for; high security cylinders and locking systems, secondary security devices such as window locks, door viewers etc. We also offer a 24 hour emergency door opening service using non destructive techniques.


  • Overseas Money Transfers

    We specialise in sending money overseas. With over eighteen years of experience, we’ve helped thousands of people make savings on their international transfers. Our great exchange rates could save you up to 5% compared to using your bank – and we never charge you any fees! You can contact us by phone, pop into our local office or visit our website.The sign-up process is quick and easy, and our friendly staff members are always on hand to give expert guidance – and don’t worry your money is in safe hands. We’re authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority for the provision of payment services, and boast a level 1 credit risk assessment from Dun & Bradstreet. It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3: just get in touch and then you can sit back, relax and we’ll take care of all your currency needs.


  • Property Management and Rentals

    Owning a property abroad needn’t be an organizational headache. Effective and Efficient Management and Quality Rentals are what you need. Algarve Getaways will take the hassle out of it all, for you. Take advantage of our local knowledge and service support, and we will assume the responsibility for all the workings of your property in the Algarve, and treat it as you would, with care and respect. Check our Reviews and make the Smart Choice. Why settle for anything less?


  • Security Alarms and Access Control

    IBC Security’s unique service points lay in their “Mission Statement” which is: “to fully utilize their wide experience and innovative approach to security and to actively promote crime prevention through the introduction of leading edge electronic and security systems.


  • Windows and Doors

    Mestre Raposa fits and supplies windows and doors with reliable security feature options, always reassuring its German quality and durability. From new constructions to renovations, there is no limit in the capacity of producing the safest windows and doors for your home. Security is an important issue nowadays and we take this seriously. We have available the best security systems for your doors and windows, never losing its quality and durability with an outstanding product which is MADE IN GERMANY. Mestre Raposa has always been a trendsetter when it comes to the latest technologies and modern design with doors, windows, conservatories.