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Useful addresses

United Kingdom

Portuguese National Tourist Office –11, Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8PP - t 0845 355 1212 (UK brochure line) - www.visitportugal.com

Embassy of Portugal –11 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PP - t 0207 235 5331 – london@portembassy.co.uk

Republic of Ireland

Portugal does not have tourist offices in Ireland, but visitors can consult the official tourist website in English.www.visitportugal.com

Embassy of Portugal –Knocksinna Mews, 7 Willow Park/Westminster Park, Foxrock, Dublin 18 - t 01 289 3375 - embport@dublin.dgaccp.pt


Documents

European Union nationals: identity card or passport, even expired (if within less than five years).


Health

Also see Practical A to Z.

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) will provide access to medical care at a reduced cost or free of charge. The simplest and quickest way to obtain your EHIC is to apply online (UK citizens https://www.ehic.org.uk/InternetRes/home.do or http://www.ehic.ie/ for Irish citizens). The EHIC card is not an alternative to private travel insurance, which will also cover costs such as repatriation. Some credit cards include travel insurance; consult your bank.


Websites

Portugal.com – Website designed for foreign tourists. www.portugalmania.com

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