The Capital: Lisbon
Direct Flying Time: Approx 2 hours 30
Time Difference: GMT + 1 hour.
Main Language: Portuguese
Electricity: 220V AC 50Hz. Adapter needed.
International Dialing: + 351
Driving: Driving is on the right. National license or International Driving Permit required. Minimum driving age is 18
Currency: Euro (EUR 1 = 100 Cents)
Clothing: Light to medium weights with rainwear in winter and colder seasons
Emergency Services: Police, Fire & Ambulance: 112
Water: Tap water is generally safe to drink.
Tipping: 5 – 10% gratuity
Passports: British nationals must ensure that your passport is valid for the duration of your proposed stay.
Visas: British Citizen or British Subject with Right of Abode in the United Kingdom do not require a visa to enter Portugal. Other British passport holders should confirm the current entry requirements. All other nationalities to contact the Portugal Embassy directly
Vaccinations: Please consult your G.P. to check entry requirements.