Questions tagged [portugal]

Country located in Southwestern Europe, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east.

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Camping in Portugal

Me and my friends are planning a road trip to Portugal in August. We would like to hire a camper for 4 people and cruise along the coast, and do some surfing. That said I read that camping is ...
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Travelling restrictions from Budapest, Hungary to Lisbon, Portugal

I would like to travel from Budapest, Hungary to Lisbon, Portugal. I have a return (June 21 - 24, 2020) flight ticket from Budapest, Hungary to Lisbon, Portugal. For the last 4 months, I was in ...
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Travel to Portugal

I'm looking to travel to Portugal either in July or August. What is the current plan to open back up for tourism. I've read around the 15th of June. Due to Portugal starting phase 3 reopening. Just ...
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Can a Brazilian citizen with Portugese residency return to Portugal with a passport that will expire less than a month from the boarding date?

My girlfriend, who is a Brazilian citizen resident in Portugal, came to visit me in London, and she managed to come in with her visitor visa (6months) so she decided to stay for more than 3 months. ...
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Getting a refund from TAP Air Portugal related to COVID-19

My international conference in Europe this May has been canceled due to the COVID-19. I have a ticket, purchased from TAP air Portugal, from Toronto, Canada to Lisbon. Because it is a non-refundable ...
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Multiple entry Schengen Visa query for Portugal [duplicate]

We recently visited the Netherlands in November 2019, my wife applied for a Schengen visa and was given a multple entry visa which stated schengenstaten. This visa was from November 2019 to November ...
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How many days get >1mm of rain in Guimarães and Coimbra?

I'm trying to determine where in Portugal and Spain we might want to stay. On Wikipedia I was able to find the expected number of days per annum with over 1mm of precipitation for nearly all the ...
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Luggage storage in Santa Cruz das Flores

My plan is to arrive in the city at 11:15 AM, and to stay in Fajã Grande on the other side of the island. The first bus that I can catch leaves at 5:50 PM, which gives me over 6 hours to chill around ...
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Portugal Customs - goods in quantities greater than those permitted

I am a Brazilian with a Portuguese resident authorization. I will visit my hometown in Rio Grande do Sul state and I would like to bring a kind of tea (Chimarrão tea) to here. As I will have a bunch ...
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Do I need an Apostille on my Romanian Birth Certificate for use in Portugal?

My situation is: I am an EU citizen, born in Romania I am living in Portugal, with my residence certificate already established My partner (co-habitating > 2 years) is an American citizen, born in ...
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Why are the connecting flights within Azores free?

According to SATA Inter-island connecting flights website Under the rules of the air transportation model on routes from Mainland Portugal - Azores and Azores - Madeira, SATA Air Açores is required ...
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Portugal visa refused [duplicate]

I got a refusal message as follows: One or more member state(s) consider you to be a threat to public policy, internal security, public health as defined in Article 2(19) of Regulation (EC) No 562/...
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Understanding Portugal addresses

Next week I'll have to visit someone in Porto and hand him an iPhone 11 which is a gift from his father. He is a visitor to Portugal himself. He provided me with a very unusual address. Rua Justino ...
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Lost property on Portuguese trains

What do I do if I leave an item on a Portuguese train? I was travelling from Lisbon to Lagos with a change at Tunes. The change was quite tight so I hurried. As a result, I forgot a bag.
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From France west coast to Portugal via ship?

I'd like to go to Portugal from France west coast (example: Brest or Nantes / Saint-Nazaire). Of course we can go there by car, but: I'd like to avoid the 2 days driving for 1562 km (Saint-Nazaire ...
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Buying train tickets in Portugal

Soon, my wife and I want to travel from Faro to Lisbon by train and back a few days later. I have found this website: Comboios De Portugal. A complication is that we are not exactly sure when we ...
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Where to send Portugal Appeal documents?

I have been rejected for a Portuguese Visitor visa and they gave me right to an appeal. On the refusal they did not mention any email or address for the appeal post. I am a well settled person in the ...
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Uber between countries (EU)?

I'm traveling with my family from Faro (Portugal) to Seville (Spain.) It is about a two-hour drive and I found Uber to be one of the most pleasant and reasonably cost-effective ways to travel in ...
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Multiple-entry Schengen visa for France and Portugal

I applied for a Schengen visa 2 months ago for my trip to Greece earlier this month. I was expecting to get a multiple-entry Schengen visa for 3 months, but they only gave a visa for 9 days for the ...
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Portugal visa, business or tourism?

I am going to Portugal to attend one training program [as a participant] for 2 weeks. This program is related to psychology. Which visa do I need to take, Business or tourism?
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Schengen visa sponsorship document

I am a student in India. I will be visiting Portugal to attend a competition. My parents will be sponsoring my trip. So, do I need a sponsorship affidavit or a simple signed letter would do?
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I’m Australian with a 5 year permission to stay from italy

I am currently living in Italy on an Australian passport and a 5 year permission to stay document from the Italian authorities. As such can I travel to Portugal for a few months???
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Urgent: sponsorship and Invitation for Portugal Visa [closed]

We are a group of 3 Indian students who have been invited to Porto, Portugal for a competition. The inviting university (University of Porto) is paying for our hotel, food and local travel costs. We ...
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I got engaged while on an ESTA visa [closed]

Alright, in the event of me and my boyfriend (he is a US citizen) getting married before the 90 days from my ESTA visa expiring, and if we apply for a change of status, can I stay in the us while the ...
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Do I require a separate Schengen Business visa to attend an official conference if i already having a Multiple entry Schengen Tourist visa C-type?

I am residing in UK for the last 1 year and I am holding a C type Multiple entry Schengen Tourist Visa in my Indian Passport which is valid until 2020. This was issued for France, couple of months ...
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Ferries from Iceland to Portugal or Spain

Does anyone know if there are ferries from Iceland (any harbour) to Portugal or Spain?
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Can I rent a car at the airport without a flight in Lisbon?

I'm flying to Lisbon and staying for a few nights, then I want to rent a car and drive to other parts of the country. I don't want to rent a car as soon as I land since I won't need it in the city. ...
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Issue while reissue of Portugal Railway ticket

I booked two tickets from online app from Lisbon to Porto and return on 28th Jul, 2018. Lisbon to Porto journey date was 9th Sep, 2018 and return date is 13th September, 2018. We came to Porto on 9th, ...
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Can I change hotel after getting a Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I need some information regarding hotel booking in Portugal. I booked hotels (with free cancellation) from booking.com in Lisbon and Porto before applying for a visa and submitted this booking ...
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Do I have to book a place for a tent at a campsite in Portugal?

In July I plan to go to Portugal (I plan to spend this time in Faro and vicinity). I want to sleep in a tent at campsites. This will be a small, two-person tent. Do I have to book campsites in advance ...
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Good website for checking train options in Spain/Portugal?

renfe.com says they do not go from Logroño to Lisbon. Rome2Rio says they do, if you are willing to change trains many times. And of course, Rome2Rio cannot be trusted for price or schedule. Is ...
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Where to watch German world cup soccer games in Lisbon? [closed]

I will be visiting the beautiful town of Lisbon this weekend with a group of friends from Germany. Since the next German world cup game is pretty important we want to watch and support our team on ...
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Portugal visa rejected. How to re-appeal the decision?

I have been working in Portugal for more than 3 years now. My mother applied for a friend/family vist Schengen visa to visit me and my wife in Portugal since we are expecting a child. However, the ...
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Transit visa through Portugal [duplicate]

Does a Ghana passport holder transiting through Lisbon Portugal en route to Morocco require an airport transit visa ?
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Schengen visa refused to South African resident with refugee travel documents [closed]

I was awarded a South African permanent resident certificate as a refugee under Section 27 of the Refugee Act. I am originally from the Congo. I currently hold a South African green ID book and ...
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Can I rent a car in Sevilla and drive to Portugal? [duplicate]

At the end of may I'm planning to visit Portugal, but, from Italy, I found that it is cheaper to take a flight to Sevilla and then drive to Portugal. Since I want to plan all the trip ahead, I'm ...
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Can I buy a Portuguese train ticket that is not bound to a specific train?

I'm travelling from Lisboa Oriente to Guarda next week. I hope to catch the 13:39 direct train, but I'm not sure if I can make it. There is a later, indirect and slower connection departing 14:09 (...
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Best visa category: visiting family and friends or tourist visa for Portugal? [closed]

I am an Erasmus scholar in Portugal, for a period of 5 months (one semester). I want my wife to apply for a one-month visit visa in June before I head home in July. We want to go to different places ...
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Can one see Morocco from Portugal?

Is it possible to see Morocco from the very south of Portugal, say, Faro or Lagos? If so, which would one see more easily, Tangier or Rabat? Both Tangier and Rabat are nearly at sea-level. The ...
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Madeira - transport to Levada das 25 Fontes

I will be going to Madeira for a few days in May with my friend. We would love to go for the hike Levada das 25 Fontes. Unfortunately I don't see any public transport going to the starting point of ...
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Do Bangladeshi with a Portuguese D visa need a transit visa in Barcelona airport? [duplicate]

I am Bangladeshi, have Portuguese D visa(PhD purpose). Booked a ticket by Qatar Airways Dhaka to Lisbon.The travel itinary is Dhaka - Doha - Barcelona - Lisbon. But in Barcelona I have 6 hours layover ...
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Saturday evening taxi availability in Manteigas

On the evening of Saturday 21 April, I will need to take a taxi out of the Serra de Estrela to the train station in Mangualde (in order to catch the Sud Express to France). I'm not sure where I will ...
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Portuguese gendarmerie cars with continuous blue lights

Occasionally, I see gendarmerie cars (from the GNR) on Portuguese highways with continuous blue lights on without flashing them or using the siren. As a German, I am not aware of such behavior by ...
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I have two simultaneous Schengen visas. How does the 90/180 rule work?

I am an Indian passport holder, living in the US (with work visa, no green card). I had a Schengen visa issued by the Netherlands valid from 12th January, 2017 to 11th January, 2019 and spent 69 ...
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How do I enter a Portugal address into a Garmin Satnav?

The address is: Encosta Cabo Girao Quinta Girao Empreendimentos Turisticos Lda. Estrada 1 de Julho nú 2 9300 - 081 CÀmara de Lobos Madeira, Portugal When I enter the postcode that I assume is "9300 -...
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Can I enter the Schengen area a few days before my student visa expires?

Please take time to read my post and I would appreciate any help. I am currently in Portugal with a type D Visa (Residence) because I am a student in Portugal. My visa ends on January 10 and I have ...
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Student visa rejected for Portugal. Can I apply for Schengen tourist visa to Estonia?

I am Indian by nationality and live and work in Portugal. My boyfriend is also Indian, and he lives in India. Recently my boyfriend applied for a Portugal student visa and got rejected due to low ...
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Bangladeshi national with Schengen visa stranded in Spain after UK BRP stolen

Person A: is a Bangladeshi citizen with an up-to-date Bangladeshi passport; has an up-to-date multi-entry Schengen visa (issued by France) in that passport; normally resides and works in the UK, and ...
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Time period within which we are required to travel after getting the visa

I am a Pakistani national working in Portugal. My wife was issued a Portuguese resident visa valid for 120 days on 10th June 2017. Due to some unfortunate circumstances she is still not able to travel ...
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Rocky beach accessible from Faro by public transport [closed]

We'll be spending a couple days this summer in Faro, and we would like to visit a nice beach with cliffs near the sea. The difficulty is that we won't have a car, so we will use public transport, but ...