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Coronavirus in Portugal

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Hello Travelers,

During the last days, we have been receiving many emails and phone calls by clients worrying about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Portugal.

We are open! 

Portugal is open, and tourists are welcome – with NO quarantine on arrival is requested.

What is Open

  • Public transport.
  • Restaurants, cafes, and pastry shops.
  • Street stores.
  • Terraces and promenades.
  • Book shops and libraries.
  • Museums, palaces, monuments, and galleries.
  • Water sports and nautical activities.
  • Golf courses.
  • Zoos, oceanariums, and similar.
  • Recreational Fishing.
  • Rental car, taxis, and TVDE.
  • Churches and Religious ceremonies.

Travel Measures Now

Mandatory: Use of masks in public transport and social distancing.
Advised: Use of mask in public outings. Additional disinfection and cleaning. We encourage all passengers to carry their Hand Disinfectant Gel and Mask with them.

Arrival in Portugal

Continental Portugal

  • No mandatory confinement.
  • Contactless solutions to minimize exposure.
  • Walkthrough camera system for temperature control in the airports.

Azores Archipelago – Mandatory

  • Test negative for Covid-19 for the last 72 hours.
  • Use of masks in a private transport (air, sea, and land).

Madeira Archipelago – Mandatory

  • Fourteen days mandatory confinement of non-residents on arrival.
  • As of July 1, it is expected that the mandatory quarantine will be eliminated, but passengers will have to present a negative test carried out within 72 hours before disembarkation, or they will be able to take it upon arrival.
  • Use of masks in a private transport (air, sea, and land).

Our News

Eco Trilha is ready to receive tourists once again! We bear the “Clean & Safe” seal, issued by Turismo de Portugal, certifying that our service is safe, guarantees all the necessary hygiene procedures to avoid risks of contagion and that it ensures safe procedures in all touristic activities.

The hygiene conditions were further strengthened, the staff has received health training, and the advisable distance between people was safeguarded in every detail.

We will gradually begin to reintroduce departures in Portugal in June. Eco Trilha is providing clients with peace of mind. Now you can cancel or rebook up to 13 or 3 days before to departure. Read here our new cancellation policies.

We will continue to work to maintain the credibility of Portugal and its hospitality and give you reasons to return. Do not forget to travel through our beautiful lands and with so much to discover and enjoy. Portugal, a clean and safe destination, here waiting for you. We have a small group in Portugal that 1 to 10 passengers per departure. That’s going to be great for people who don’t want to go to larger groups.

For all those of you who are already dreaming about a vacation, we would like to inform you that we have a unique campaign running. All reservations for 2021 that are made before November 30, 2020, we will retain 2020 prices. See our tours here

If you would rather wait and see how the next couple of months plays out, we understand that too.

Whatever your stance, our committed and knowledgeable team are here and ready to advise you, whenever you are ready.

To better serve our guests, we have temporarily modified our opening hours based on the following:
Monday– Friday 9 am – 6 pm Western European Standard Time.

Please keep in touch and follow me on Instagram or Facebook as we navigate this challenging time together.

Eco Trilha Team


Coronavirus in Portugal

If you are in Portugal and you have any symptoms (fever, cough or respiratory inflammation), please call 808 24 24 24 (General Health Department of the Portuguese Republic) one nurse or doctor will help you. Please avoid contacting your group, receptionist, or your local guide. Call for this number; the staff speaks English.

Breaking News (Date: 30/June/2020)

Passengers on flights from Portuguese-speaking countries and from the USA must present, at the time of departure, proof of testing to COVID-19, with a negative result, carried out in the last 72 hours before departure, under penalty of being refused entry into national territory.

Questions and Answers

How do I book a Private Tour in Portugal?

Please contact us. We organize a private tour in Portugal with a minimum of 2 travelers. Attention: we don’t increase the price if you ask for our shore excursion exclusive for your group or family. We just need to check our availability.

Can I get a refund if I am unwell before my trip and unable to travel?

If you are unwell prior to traveling, please stay at home and contact us to make alternative arrangements. Please refer to our Booking Conditions for more details on our refund policy.

Can I cancel for Any Reason Waiver?

Now you can cancel or rebook up to 13 days before to departure (Seven or more days tours) or 3 days before to departure (1-day tour). Read here our new cancellation policies.

Should you purchase travel insurance?

Travel insurance is always a good idea! It is highly recommended that all guests ensure themselves and their property before arrival. We mainly advise medical and emergency evacuation. Remember: Medicare does not provide coverage outside of the United States. The insurance pays for losses due to covered emergencies that occur during their trip. Find out answers to our frequently asked questions.

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