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UK “green” travel list is “gold” for Portugal

British operators anticipate up to a 600% increase in reservations for the Algarve and Madeira. During the upcoming summer tourist season, Turismo de Portugal expects to resume 700 weekly air routes with the United Kingdom that existed before the spread of Covid19. In the Algarve, Easyjet announced another 175 thousand…

EasyJet Sale of 20,000 Seats

EasyJet's General Director for Portugal, José Lopes, has stated that as soon as Portugal, including  Madeira, was placed on the UK green list, the number of EasyJet bookings has soared.  As such, EasyJet has decided to expand the number of weekly flights from its UK bases -London Gatwick, London Luton, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Belfast - to Lisbon, Faro, Porto, and Madeira. 

Residency Rules and the Withdrawal Agreement – Frequently Asked Questions

The Withdrawal Agreement provides for citizens rights upon the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The following are some FAQ’s based on policy set by SEF (Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras). Conditions for Residence covered by the Withdrawal Agreement 1.   I am a British citizen, living and working in Portugal. To…

UK Restrictions – Severe Impact on Madeira

In a press statement sent to local newspaper, JM-Madeira last night, the Regional Secretary for Tourism and Culture, Eduardo Jesus, said that the restrictions imposed by Portugal on all connections with the United Kingdom will have a strong impact on Madeira, as approximately 21,000 tourists were expected to arrive for the Christmas and End of Year festivities. 

Brexit – Visiting UK Nationals eligible for “tax free” reimbursement

Businesses in Portugal have prepared systems for non-resident UK nationals to participate in “tax free” purchases as of 01 January 2021. The plan allows for the recovery of VAT paid on eligible purchases when exiting Portugal. There is a minimum amount of €61.50 within an establishment to be entitled to…

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