Portimao, Algarve

Overall Score

3.6
100 USD = 93.52 EUR

Overall Score

3.6
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 56,000 people
  • GDP: $19,750 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 27 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Vodafone
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: Tipping 5% – 10% in restaurants is standard, although tipping should only be provided with the chance that you are extremely happy with the service. No tip is expected for some coffee/espresso or a beverage, although some people might leave the change, round up to the closest Euro (example 1,85 to 2EUR).
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best coffee 24/7: AllWork
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Online electronics shop: Fnac
  • Best hospital: Al-Vita Medical
  • Best short-haul air carrier: TAP
  • Best intl air carrier: EasyJet
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1600
  • Monthly costs for family: $3200
  • Monthly costs for local: $900
  • Meal: $6
  • Small Cola: $1
  • Beer 1 Pint: $3
  • Coffee: $2


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