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Florida’s only website for everything British

 ARE YOU A FLORIDA EXPAT BRIT? Or UK-based with property here? Stay in Florida’s British loop via our eBritnews:  Email your name + city to britishbusinessflorida@gmail.com  On subject line put:  Receive Florida eBritnews.

  SOCCER:  To watch Premier League with local Brits,  consult the PUBS page on this website. Then call your nearest one for current information.  Also see the Soccer in Florida page on this website.  There you’ll find latest  on DAVID BECKHAM’S MLS Miami team INTER MIAMI CF, local Florida soccer teams and where to watch English Premier League matches live in Florida.

 ORLANDO –KISSIMMEE AREA TONY O’REILLY-BROOKES is the British owner of a Property Management Company in Kissimmee. A Member of FABB [Florida Association of British Business, he is also a licensed realtor.  Tony has worked in Florida business since 2011, moving over with his English wife and two children from England.  Based in Winter Gardens, he offers fellow Brits:  Property Management, long and short term rentals, vacation homes in the Central Florida area and all types of renting or buying realty services. He has helped many Brits “get sorted ” in the Sunshine State!   To see the complete range of services Tony offers YOU, see his website  www.wintergardenrealestate.com    Contact Tony O’Reilly-Brookes to discuss your needs on cell [407] 572-5437  OR  Office [407] 910-1066 email  anthony@wintergardenrealestate.com  and tony@myorlandovacation.com

SATURDAY AUGUST 3, 2024 at 7.30p.m    UK Club Wolverhampton FC plays German Champions RB Leipzeig
at Chase Stadium, Ft. Lauderdale.  INFO/TICKETS see www.intermiamifc.com

► BREVARD COUNTY, SPACE COAST East Florida:  SUE GOLDTHORP is a licensed expat British realtor who is based in Mims, handling property and sales of businesses in Brevard County.  Says Sue: “ I have MLS membership of the Space Coast Association of Realtors, and Stellar MLS which includes all of Central Florida from coast to Coast .  Originally from Oxford I have lived all over the UK  before leaving at the beginning of 1997. I lived in New Zealand for 16 months then California for 5 years before moving to Florida in 2003.  I have been a Real Estate Investor since 2003, an agent since 2009 and Broker since 2011.”   Sue is Owner/Broker of Visulate LLC real estate brokerage in Mims, Florida.  See her websites https://visulate.com and https://suegoldthorp.realtor  Contact Sue to discuss your property or business needs directly on her cell [321] 698-5198 or email sue@goldthorp.com .  Member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB] since 2015  

  CAR INSURANCE FOR BRITS IN FLORIDA—FIRST STEP:  CONTACT OUR INSURANCE AGENT TRAE WEST FOR THE CORRECT, CURRENT ANSWERS.  FABB has worked with agent Trae West for over 20 years.  We recommend him highly! West specializes in auto insurance for Florida Brits, newcomers and longtime residents.  Phone office (954) 649-2310 and ask for Trae West.   Or email:  traew@john-galt.com   On subject line put:   TO TRAE–British driver query.  Or call Trae’s British office colleague there Andrea, on  [954] 491-1942 who can advise British drivers in Florida.  West Insurance Group,  based in Ft Lauderdale with a St. Augustine satellite office.  NOTE:  Many British newcomers to Florida over the years have used Trae to navigate through car insurance and get coverage.   TRAE says  “70% of my clients are Brits and FABB members and our agency will get you insured and advise you how to overcome problems.  Many insurance agents will NOT be able to answer your questions on international car insurance.  We can!”    FYI:  Once you’ve settled in Florida, West Insurance also offers homeowners, commercial property, business insurance and workers compensation–all useful for Brits living in Florida. FABB members since 2002.

£$£$ TIP: WHEN TRANSFERRING OVER UK CURRENCY,  DON’T USE YOUR BANK!  USE MONEYCORP. At lower rates than any bank. Expat Brits here have used this currency service for years and report savings and satisfaction. It’s a UK company with a Florida office.  [ I use Moneycorp myself–highly recommended–Publisher]  TO FIND OUT MORE:  Call Moneycorp’s USA Senior Country Manager Kelly Cutchin on cell  [863] 207-6616 in Orlando. OR email your query to kelly.cutchin@moneycorp.com  On subject line put  ” TO KELLY–FABB query.”   Posted by the Florida Association of British Business [FABB].  Moneycorp have been trusted FABB members since 2005.Are you a UK Brit wanting to move to Florida? Click on the green HOW TO EMIGRATE box on this website.   

flagman  Got a British-American query?  Email it to britishbusinessflorida@gmail.com  Our Florida-based team of British professionals will get you answers! 


flagmanA BRITISH REALTOR UNDERSTANDS YOU BETTER!  Looking to buy or rent in Florida?  FABB’s British realtors network was established 25 years ago and we strongly advise UK buyers to use one from our team listed on the PROPERTY page of this website.  Each is a qualified, Florida-licensed expat British real estate professional.  They work closely with UK-based Brits and resident Florida expats to find them their ideal Florida home.  Avoid the pitfalls of negotiations in a foreign land.

flagman ON THIS WEBSITE: Click on the side menus to find British events in Florida,  British realtors here on our Property page, Financial advice for expats,  UK-USA Tax accountants, British-owned businesses and professionals, British shops, British Pubs,  British Clubs here,  the British Government in Florida, Scottish Festivals,  E2 qualifying Businesses for Sale and business Brokers,  Soccer in Florida–where to watch locally with fellow Brits, Jobs for Brits, UK pensions, Immigration attorney we recommend, FABB’S UK-Florida relocation services,  UK-USA Currency exchange by Moneycorp, British solicitors/attorneys,  Shipping to/from UK,  How to Renew Your UK passport and more.  

flagman USE A BRITISH ACCENT FOR YOUR PROJECT.  Add class and influence to your message. IDEAS:  Come to your Miami location and record a British accent greeting on your business phone system.  OR record something for you in a British accent.  OR read stories to your group of Miami children in a clear British accent.  OR teach Hispanic accent reduction via British accent.  Ask for what you need!  These days a British accent is a superb marketing asset: persuasive, authoritative, classy, always in style, trendy and alluring–a great sales tool. Offered by ex-Londoner and professional, experienced British voiceover actress and Miami resident.  Many satisfied local clients. Call the British Bureau on [305] 450-1755 in downtown Miami to discuss your needs or email query to britishbusinessflorida@gmail.com Fees negotiable, hourly or by project. 

NEED TO BUY AN E2 QUALIFYING BUSINESS for your Florida move? Find them on the BUSINESSES FOR SALE page on this website.

NEED A US WORK VISA? Call Legal Immigration Services [LI.S.] for a FREE CONSULTATION:  If you’re in the UK call 0207 558 8064 and ask for Matt Selby, the British office manager.  If you’re in the USA, reach him on his cell [954] 603-7769.  He’ll explain ALL your options for getting a US visa.   We have worked with L.I.S since 1997—highly recommend—FABB President.     

flagman For current Royal news and photos,  view their OFFICIAL website www.royal.uk

   flagman  Want to find out if you’re eligible for a UK pension?  Read the UK PENSIONS page on this website.   

 The preferred way to move your beloved pets to/from the UK. www.airanimal.com See Air Animal services on the SHIPPING page of this website.  

 I recommend a Virgin Voyages cruise from Port Miami. Owned by Brilliant Brit Sir Richard Branson, who comes often to Miami and owns a home here.  [I was invited media inaugural guest onboard the ship Scarlet Lady in September 2021 and sailed as passenger on their December 2022 Christmas cruise to Mexico. Had a super experience in every way—–PK, publisher.] For info/to book a cruise an any of their ships see www.virginvoyages.com     

flagman Do you own a vacation home in Orlando/Kissimmee?  Need peace of mind while you’re away? Use our experts from the Property Management page on this website. 

Need a Job in Florida?  See the JOBS FOR BRITS page on this website. 
  flagman UK GOVERNMENT IN FLORIDA, for UK visa matters, Emergency UK passports, UK Trade and more. Call the British Consulate-General [305] 400-6400 in downtown Miami. Also see the UK Government page on this website

  flagman For current UK daily news always consult the BBC website www.bbc.co.uk  

 flagmanTESTIMONIAL [Just one of hundreds on file]  ” Your website is the best I have ever seen for expat Brits and I’ve been on lots!” –OLIVIA HILL in Gwent, Wales. 

   flagman BRITISH BUSINESSES + PROFESSIONALS IN FLORIDA ARE LISTED ON THE Brilliant Brits page on the left menu of this website.   The British Bureau maintains the only statewide database of resident Britons and British businesses in every Florida zipcode. Compiled since 1991 and updated daily.   

►   FABB  [Florida Association of British Business]  was voted the Best British Business Group in the USA in 2010 by the UK Weekly Telegraph,  reaching expatriate readers in 49 countries.  If you are are a British business-owner or professional in Florida, join FABB to showcase and market your business/service to the resident British community in all parts of Florida.  Find FABB’s member British businesses and professionals in Florida listed on left menu of this website.  To ask how membership can bring YOU more customers + help your business grow,  email your query to  britishbusinessflorida@gmail.com  On subject line put  “FABB Membership query.” Or call [305] 450-1755 during Florida business hours.


Miami office British Bureau of Florida  [305] 450-1755. Email queries to:   britishbusinessflorida@gmail.com

Publisher Patricia Kawaja.