Electric Supply and Plugs
The local current is 220 AC and the connection is made by a two-pin plug.
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The official language of Portugal (and Madeira) is Portuguese. There are different dialects and pronunciation throughout the country and on the island of Madeira. We recommend that you try to learn some simple phrases and greetings as attempts to speak in the local language will always be appreciated and is all part of the fun.
Citizens of EU countries and those of the USA, Canada, Switzerland, New Zealand and Australia do not need visas to visit Portugal. Visa information changes all the time, please check with your local embassy or consult for up dates
You should attend your own doctor and dentist for a check-up. No special vaccinations are required for Portugal. UK residents should obtain a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before travelling.