Praia da Luz Portugal


Currency in the Algarve

The currency used in Portugal is the Euro, as in most other countries of the European Union (Spain, France, Luxembourg, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Belgium, Holland, Finland, Austria and Greece). One of the advantages of having a single currency is that you do not have to change any money because you[…]

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Emergency Services in Algarve

The Algarve has all the modern medical and emergency facilities you would expect, in case of emergency use the national emergency number, if not, then go to local Health Care Center. Emergency / S.O.S In the event of an emergency, dial 112, the national emergency service, free of charge, as[…]

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Accommodation in Algarve

Being tourism the largest industry of the Algarve, its easy to find somewhere to stay for your dream holiday. There is a wide variety of excellent accommodations, apartments, villas for rent, campsites and inns, all around the region. The tourist accommodation is classified as follows: Hotels: offering a diversified supply[…]

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Services Times

These are the normal times schedules for several services in the Algarve and Portugal: Banks Monday to Friday: 08:30 – 15:00 Closed on Saturdays and official holidays. Post Offices / CTT Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 18:00 Central post offices and those at airports are open on Saturdays. Chemists /[…]

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