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packing tips for portugal

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Swimsuit

Prep yourself for sun-drenched days and stunning beaches on your Portugal getaway. Pack a swimsuit and towel and you’ll be ready to go.

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A Portuguese phrasebook

Forget Spanish… in Portugal they speak Portuguese! Learn a few common phrases and try speaking with the locals. You’ll likely earn a few extra smiles.

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Sun protection

With over 3,000 hours of sunshine every year, a Portugal trip calls for a hat, sunglasses and plenty of sunscreen.

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how to travel responsibly in portugal

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Bring a reusable bottle

Tap water is safe to drink in almost all of Portugal (if in doubt, ask your Travel Director), so bring a reusable water bottle and cut back on waste.

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Head to the market

If you want to taste the most delicious local food, shop at the markets. You’ll find the freshest fruit, vegetables, olives, pastries, bread, cheeses and wine.

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Keep the swimwear at the beach

In Portugal, it’s considered disrespectful to wear a swimsuit anywhere but the beach, so remember to cover up once you leave the beach.

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