We know you are almost certainly seasoned travellers, but in the spirit of making sure everyone has the Â best time whilst on holiday, here is the first of our tips on ‘What to know, before you go’
Time zone: Portugal is on the same time as the UK
Flight time: Approximately two-and-a-half hours from most UK airports.
Telephone code: 00 351
Emergency services: 112
British Consulate: Apartado 609, Edificio A Fabrica, Avenida GuanarÃ© 8501-915 PortimÃ£o (00 351 21 392 4000; ukinportugal.fco.gov.uk/en). Most towns have tourist offices. All contact information can be found atvisitalgarve.pt/visitalgarve/ven.