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How many bales of drugs have been seized in the Algarve?
Having seized a total of 28 bales on Friday, the Maritime Police have seized another 9 bales of drugs in Albufeira and Lagoa, totalling 315 kilos of hashish from several Algarve beaches over the weekend. Read more ... Add new comment
Why is the Porto Metro closed on 3 and 7 December?
The Porto metro service will be very limited on 3 and 7 December due to a train drivers strike. Coming to Portugal? Here are the new rules you need to follow Download the mobile app and enjoy the smoothest experience. The Government of the Azores has decreed the mandatory use of masks or visors for access or permanence inside spaces and...
What are the new rules in the Azores?
Here are the new rules you need to follow Download the mobile app and enjoy the smoothest experience. The Government of the Azores has decreed the mandatory use of masks or visors for access or permanence inside spaces and... So far this year, PSP police have detained 21 people for drink driving on an electric...
Is it safe to travel to the Azores in 2021?
The Covid-19 situation in the Azores has been praised by many international organizations. This archipelago was elected Europe’s safest destination in 2021 by European Best Destinations, as well as the best whale and dolphin watching spot. The Azores archipelago was also labeled with the Safe Travels Stamp by World Travel & Tourism Council.
When do I need to submit my declaration for the Azores?
In this case, passengers must submit, at least five working days before their trip, the mentioned declaration to the Regional Health Authority for validation, without prejudice of conducting a serological test upon arrival in the Azores; 2.1. These exception declarations may only be submitted in paper or digital format, excluding the SMS format. 3.
How do I travel between the Azores Islands?
All passengers traveling between the islands of the archipelago of the Azores must complete and present to the health authorities, upon arrival, the Travelers Declaration, available in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
How do I obtain a health code for the Azores?
All passengers traveling to the Archipelago of the Azores must fill out the questionnaire of the Regional Health Authority within 72 hours before their departure. After completing the questionnaire, they will receive a code that they must use to identify themselves before the Health Authority upon landing.