Online searches for 'best country to retire to from the UK' rise by 94%

Penfold research states that Croatia is the best retirement option

Mark Battersby
clock • 4 min read

Google searches for ‘best country to retire to from the UK' have risen 94.1% in the last 12 months, revealing an increasing demand for pensioners to relocate abroad in search of a better quality of life, according to Penfold.

Analysis by the online pension provider compared 12 lifestyle factors including cost of living, world healthcare ranking and population of over 55s to reveal the most desirable countries for Brits to retire in.  The top countries Brits are already most likely to retire to were each compared against 12 key lifestyle factors, including the current exchange rate, healthcare costs, average flight cost from the UK and the amount of money required to apply for a Visa.  As relocation plans surge due to the cost-of-living crisis, Croatia, Spain and Ireland have been named the top countries fo...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Adviser for free

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights and market intelligence
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on emerging trends and technologies
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters
  • Make smart business decisions with the latest developments in regulation, investing retirement and protection
  • Members-only access to the editor’s weekly Friday commentary
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes

Join

 

Already a Professional Adviser member?

Login

More on Retirement

PA360: Crucial advisers can spot all vulnerability characteristics

PA360: Crucial advisers can spot all vulnerability characteristics

‘It is highly likely people in decumulation will have a vulnerability’

Hope Coumbe
clock 26 April 2024 • 1 min read
Inflation shocks driving another long uptick in annuity sales

Inflation shocks driving another long uptick in annuity sales

‘Customers should be careful that this is the right decision for them’

Hope Coumbe
clock 23 April 2024 • 1 min read
Advisers warn market volatility will threaten retirement plans

Advisers warn market volatility will threaten retirement plans

More than half expect clients to postpone or change plans

Isabel Baxter
clock 26 March 2024 • 2 min read