September 29, 2022

Portugal reopens its borders for American travelers, Portugal


Portugal became the last European country to welcome leisure travelers from the United States. The announcement was made on Tuesday by the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Portugal. He says American tourists would be allowed to enter the country, but they will have to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

Americans wishing to visit Portugal will need to show their negative RT PCR test report taken within the last 72 hours before boarding. A rapid antigen test, carried out within 24 hours of boarding, is also valid.

So far, Portugal has imposed a number of restrictions across the country. The mask is above all. Tourists are required to wear face masks at all times, whether on beaches or any other public space. Next is social distancing, and on beaches, visitors are required to maintain a distance of 1.5m (about 5 feet) between their towels.

According to the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Portugal, social distancing measures and masks are applied in all closed public spaces. Regarding flights, United Airlines became the first US airline to resume flights to Portugal.

Portugal is a beautiful European country, famous for its beaches, cafes and restaurants. Currently all cafes and restaurants in the country are open but this is limited to groups of 6 people indoors and 10 people outdoors.