Ports of Call
- Port of Lisbon
The official currency is the Euro (EUR), which is divided into 100 cents. There are numerous banks, bureaux de change and ATMs available in main cities and tourist destinations. Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and automatic currency exchange machines. Banking hours are generally 8.30am to 3pm Monday to Friday. Major credit cards are widely accepted.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Portugal||EUR 1||EUR 5||EUR 10||EUR 100||EUR 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 1.50||AUD 7.50||AUD 14.99||AUD 149.94||AUD 1,499.44|
|Canada||CAD 1.51||CAD 7.57||CAD 15.15||CAD 151.48||CAD 1,514.82|
|Ireland||EUR 1.00||EUR 5.00||EUR 10.00||EUR 100.00||EUR 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.60||NZD 7.98||NZD 15.96||NZD 159.57||NZD 1,595.69|
|South Africa||ZAR 14.48||ZAR 72.39||ZAR 144.79||ZAR 1,447.89||ZAR 14,478.89|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.86||GBP 4.32||GBP 8.65||GBP 86.49||GBP 864.89|
|United States of America||USD 1.12||USD 5.62||USD 11.23||USD 112.31||USD 1,123.09|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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Steve Masters first visited Portugal in 1989 and, later, lived in Porto for several years before returning to the UK. He speaks the language and is well versed in the culture of Portugal. He currently works on behalf of Rocha Brava, a holiday resort located in the Algarve.
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