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Portugal is blessed with over 3000 hours of sunshine a year and here, your spot in the sun can be on the unspoilt Atlantic coast, in the Algarve, the countryside inland, on a golf course or out at sea on a yacht. Portugal is a little place with a lot to do on a luxury holiday. The Algarve is one of the sunniest places around with some of the best beaches in Europe, a perfect escape for all the family. Its location on the Atlantic Ocean has influenced many aspects of its culture: salt cod and grilled sardines are national dishes, the Algarve's beaches are a major destination and much of the nation’s architecture dates to the 1500s–1800s, when Portugal had a powerful maritime empire. Portugal's eclectic countryside is revealed in lush vineyards and sprawling olive groves, with small medieval villages that time forgot dotted throughout. The historic North is rich in culture, expounding strong maritime, ecclesiastical and literary traditions. The food across Portugal is wonderful, with the Algarve in the south being particularly famous for its fresh fish and seafood.
Language

Language

Portuguese

Currency

Currency

Euro

Flight Time

Flight Time

2.5 hours

Time Difference

Time Difference

Same as GMT

what to pack

What To Pack

Don't forget your walking boots if you want to explore the beautiful countryside.

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Our travel experts are waiting to take your call, so they can discuss, book and plan your dream holiday. We follow the steps below to make sure that all the stress and hassle is taken out of your booking, leaving you free to look forward to your perfect escape.

Call

Wherever you want to go on your next luxury escape, just pick up the phone and speak to one of our travel experts here at The Private Travel Company, who have travelled throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, the USA, Arabia and the Indian Ocean. They’ll discuss your plans with you in detail and start working on a bespoke travel proposal. They’ll then send you a quotation within an agreed time frame.

 

Discuss

Once you have received your quotation your travel expert will give you a call to check whether you need further information or some changes to your bespoke travel itinerary. Alternatively, we may have hit the nail on the head first time around and you’ll be ready to book your holiday.

 

Refine

We are always on hand to answer your queries and make any additional holiday arrangements (restaurant bookings / guided sightseeing / activities) for you. Do call us any time prior to travel as nothing is too much trouble for us to arrange.

 

Book

When you are ready to book your holiday we ask for a non-refundable deposit (which may vary according to date of travel and local booking conditions) in order to secure your flights and accommodation. We will then confirm all of your arrangements and send you a hard copy of your luxury travel itinerary and invoice.

 

Travel

Two to three weeks prior to travel we will send you your travel documentation in the post. Then all you have to do is pack, fly and enjoy your holiday, knowing you are in safe hands. We will be on hand 24hrs a day during your holiday in case of any emergencies. On your return we will give you a call to see how things went.

 

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