Portugal Travel Advice
Make sure you are up-to-date with the pre-departure essentials before your trip to Portugal.
Useful Tips for Portugal Tours
The currency in Portugal is the Euro (EUR). We recommend that you wait until you go to the city center to change your money. Exchange rates are usually more favorable in the city.
ATMs are available and credit cards are widely accepted, except in some small shops and remote locations.
We recommend carrying small amounts of cash with you at all times.
The Food Scene
Portuguese cuisine is heavily Mediterranean-based, with seafood, fresh herbs and vegetables, and plenty of spices from former Portuguese colonies.
Bread and wine are the staples of dinners in Portugal, and olive oil is an essential ingredient that makes it into every meal.
Try croquettes and pregos, some of the most popular snacks and side dishes. Also a must-try delight is the iconic port wine, taking roots in the luminous Porto.
Are you traveling alone? You can stay in a single room if your accommodation in Portugal has the single supplement option.
You can also choose to be roomed with a solo traveler of the same gender.
Feel free to contact your tour leader if you require assistance.