Posts Tagged ‘ Portugal ’

Weekly holiday review: 9th October 2020

Oct 9th, 2020 | By
the harbour in Kyrenia

Following is news from some destinations Britons and Irish visit Cyprus – The authorities in the north of Cyprus are allowing arrivals from the UK. You must show a negative COVID-19 PCR test result (done between 0 – 120 hours prior to the time of the flight) on arrival. You must then enter authority-assigned quarantine facilities for 7 days. A second PCR test will be carried out at the end of the quarantine period. All travellers should be aware that if other passengers on your
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Weekly holiday review 4th September 2020

Sep 4th, 2020 | By

If you thought that quarantine restrictions were confused last week, then this week they are mired in disagreement between the four nations.



Portuguese travel rules

Aug 31st, 2020 | By

We’ve had questions about the rules for travelling to Portugal and its islands so here is a summary.



Portugal opens – at speed!

Aug 22nd, 2020 | By

In many ways, Portugal could turn out to be a winner for tourism over the next few months.



Weekly holiday review 21st August 2020

Aug 21st, 2020 | By

The good is that UK tourists will no longer need to quarantine after holidaying in Portugal.



Will there be a change in travel insurance?

Aug 8th, 2020 | By

In the future there could be more destination backed travel insurance schemes.



Close a country or a region?

Aug 5th, 2020 | By

Both Spain and Portugal have expressed annoyance due to British advice against visiting both countries.



Portugal misses out again

Jul 27th, 2020 | By

Why is Portugal not on our travel list when countries seemingly in a more toxic position remain.



Portugal misses out

Jul 5th, 2020 | By

Just what does Portugal have to do to get British politicians and medics to say we can holiday there?



It’s the list we’ve been waiting for

Jul 4th, 2020 | By

Travellers, holidaymakers and I will be scratching our heads as to why some are on the list and some are not



Tit-for-tat quarantines

May 26th, 2020 | By
Shipwrech beach in Zakynthos

After the UK announced that they would impose a 14-day quarantine period on people entering the countries, France and Greece have announced similar restrictions.



“Clean & Safe” Portugal

May 18th, 2020 | By

Portugal is one of many countries considering what reassurance it could offer potential holidaymakers. It has come up with a scheme called “Clean & Safe.”



Basic Funchal

Feb 10th, 2020 | By

Unless you want a beach destination, Funchal is an ideal place to holiday in Madeira for the first time.



Portugal makes it easier for Brits after Brexit

Feb 5th, 2020 | By

If no-deal is concluded between the EU and the UK by the end of the year, the Portuguese have confirmed that it will have contingency measures for UK visitors to access healthcare.



Portugal welcomes Britons

Apr 8th, 2019 | By

Portugal has a website reminding Britons that there will be a welcome for them in Portugal entitled Brelcome.



Holidaying abroad but spending less

Oct 10th, 2018 | By

The report tells us that Spain and Portugal remained popular which will surprise absolutely no-one. But holidays in Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria became much more popular.



What’s hot: August 2018

Jul 31st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world



What’s hot: July 2018

Jul 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world



A tour of some of the world’s most amazing architecture

Apr 25th, 2018 | By

Here’s a few of our favourite brilliant buildings from around the world…



What’s hot: March 2018

Mar 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



Saturday snippets: 27th January 2018

Jan 27th, 2018 | By
Aphrodite Rock in Cyprus

The weather seems to have influenced Adrian this week. Floods in Paris, avalanches in Japan and Switzerland but, according to Travelzoo, we want to travel more but spend a little less.



Golfing in Lisbon

Sep 19th, 2017 | By
a view over the lake at Quinta da Marinha

In conjunction with Turismo de Lisboa, here are five golf courses near Lisbon you might consider for a short-break.



The river beach at Alcoutim

Sep 1st, 2017 | By
Praia Fluvial de Pego Fundo

Some children will feel safer than being encouraged at a river beach than wanting to venture into the surf at an ocean beach.



A free stopover in Portugal

Aug 29th, 2017 | By

If you are flying from the UK or Ireland then you may have a 24, 48 or 72 stopover either in Porto or Lisbon as you fly elsewhere on TAP.



Saturday snippets: August 12th 2017

Aug 12th, 2017 | By
PortAventura aquatic park

The wet weather has caused a last minute rush for holidays abroad and we say goodbye to Klaus Lohmann as he returns to Germany and Dennis Cleveland-Peck who sadly died recently.



A beach stroll in Albufeira

Jul 27th, 2017 | By

Albufeira is one of the most popular destinations in the Algarve for British holidaymakers.



Lisbon’s stunning street art

Apr 24th, 2017 | By

Discover some of Lisbon’s best street art



Top honeymoon islands

Mar 20th, 2017 | By

Getting hitched is the most socially accepted reason on the planer to ditch work and undertake your longest, most splurge-iest trip ever. Here’s 10 island ideas to help get you started