For those looking for cost of living info, a good place to start is Numbeo.. It can give you a general sense of cost-of-living differences.

However, we found that the more accurate information comes from people on the ground…and also your personal spending habits.

Our family definitely had a restaurant dining out and UberEats habit in Lisbon that knocked out most of what the savings would have been moving from Californian to Lisbon. So, your cost of living will truly depend on how you spend and where you look for savings within your budget.

Want budget comparisons from people who live in Portugal?

Here a few good resources:

Air Tag

Packing Cubes

Luggage Scale