Frequently Asked Questions

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Everything you need to know before arriving into our amazing country, Portugal


What language is spoken in Portugal?

Portuguese is the main and national language spoken in Portugal. However, many locals have also adapted to speaking English, Spanish and French.

What currency is used in Portugal?

Euro (EUR) is the main currency used in Portugal. Visa and Mastercard credit cards are also accepted however it is recommended to call ahead and advise the credit card company of travel plans to avoid hassle while on vacation.

When is the best time to travel to Portugal?

Different cities and regions in Portugal are popular at various times of the year. For those who are looking to visit the Capital, Lisbon and surroundings, spring and summer is ideal. If you are interested in visiting Portugal to visit wineries, fall is recommended.


Is Portugal a family-friendly destination?

Portugal is most certainly a family-friendly destination. Families with young children can always take advantage of the extensive coastlines and many beaches​

Is Portugal a secure place to travel?

The majority of travelers never experience any sort of significant threat or danger. However, as in any other place on the globe, you should be careful of pickpocketing and fraud in the major tourist spots.

What type of adapter do I need in Portugal for the outlets?

A power plug adapter is required. The typical European plug is Type C. It is widely used in many nations, including many others outside of Europe, South America, and Asia. A type C outlet will also accept plugs of types E and F.


Can I drink tap water in Portugal?

In Portugal, 98.7% of the tap water is suitable for human consumption. Cost and flavor are the primary factors behind the widespread use of bottled water. You can request tap water in restaurants, however they normally serve bottled water.

What makes Portugal special?

History and culture; cuisine and wines; beaches; surfing; music festivals; and, above all, the generally kind and warm Portuguese people.

What attracts people to Portugal?

There are countless factors that make it a popular tourist destination. It’s not just a tourist destination when you talk about the beaches, local cuisine, soccer, vibrant people, perfect weather, low travel expenses, and exceptional landscape. Many people are considering relocating to Portugal and making it their permanent home.


What is Portugal’s most famous dish?

Salted cod, or bacalhau, won’t be found in Portugal; rather, bacalhau will find you. There are more than 100 ways of cooking bacalhau and you must try at least one of them.

Is there tipping in Portugal?

Portugal doesn’t generally have a culture of tipping; there aren’t any set norms, and various people have different customs. In restaurants, you can leave a tip that ranges from 5 to 10 percent of the bill.

What to do in Portugal?

This is the most easy question to be answered, you must do at least one of our amazing tours. Yellow Cab TT tours is for sure a “ must do” experience and a “must have” memory.


Some cool tips you should know


Portugal Is For Everyone. You Can Even Find Gluten-Free Restaurants And Markets.

One of the things that makes Portugal a great food city is their access to fresh ingredients, whether it’s the farm-fresh fruits and vegetables coming in from the fertile farmland nearby, the fish coming from the oceans and rivers within a few miles of Lisbon, or the meat coming coming from small family farms on the outskirts of the city. There are a ton of naturally gluten free dishes in Portugal, whose cuisine has a lot of grilled fish and meat alongside boiled potatoes, rice, and vegetables.


Concerts and outdoor music Artists are happening all year long. it's an amazing experience.

Portugal has endless opportunities for recreational activities and entertainment, and there is always some musical event happening, to suit every taste and budget.


Lisbon can offer more than just the well-known tourist spots. Explore the outskirts of Lisbon.

Yellow Cab TT tours aim to promote the best that Portugal has to offer, and that includes the less touristy but equally fantastic spots. Our objective is to provide you with unique experiences, through our centuries-old history, our nature, with mountains, plains and coast, our culture, gastronomy, fishing and winemaking, thus promoting unforgettable days and lifetime memories.


In Portugal, be Portuguese. Enjoy The People, The Food And The Atmosphere Of Portugal.

Family is very important in Portugal and we preserve it to the fullest, we are welcoming, relaxed and friendly. We are proud of our country and our culture and we love to show the beauties of Portugal to those who visit us. Please come prepared to eat, the food is incredible and very important. We love spending hours talking, eating an excellent meal and drinking good wine, ending with flavored coffee. Don't worry if you don't speak our language, we'll do our best to speak yours. At the very least, we will understand each other in English! If you are a football expert, you will definitely make a lot of Portuguese friends!


Smile and enjoy Portugal. take a long walk around and talk to people.

Portugal is known to be one of the world’s most searched holiday destinations. The country's popularity has been increasing enormously, as more and more guests visit and praise our gastronomy, culture, natural beauty and authenticity. We couldn’t agree more - after all, we live here!