The Government’s roadmap allowed international travel once more on Monday, putting overseas holidays back on the menu after nearly a year. Ministers have placed just over a dozen nations on its green list, Portugal among them. While outward flights come with the fewest restrictions, destinations will have some of their own to follow.
Do you have to wear a mask in Portugal?
Portugal features on the Government’s green list due to its relatively few Covid cases.
Much like the UK, local officials have detected relatively few cases, with a seven-day average of 377.
But much like the UK, its success has come from extensive restrictions, most of which remain in place.
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Brits risk courting fines of €100 (£85) if caught without a mask while on the beach.
Fines allegedly apply to one of Brits’ favourite summer pastimes – playing football on the sand – as well.
Holidaymakers may also find their choice of activity limited while there.
Many locations continue to limit patrons, restaurants must close by 10.30pm and clubs are yet to open.