• Cabo da Roca
  • Mosteiro Jerónimos

Useful Information 

Passport and Visa Requirements

Delegates and partners may need a visa; please check if one is required for your country.

Information: www.visitportugal.com/en/sobre-portugal/info-util


Euro is the Portuguese official currency.

International credit and debit cards are accepted for payment in most hotels, restaurants and shops.

Portugal has a national network of cash machines (ATMs) identified by the symbol MB (Multibanco) from which you can withdraw cash 24 hours a day.

Banks are open from 8.30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (working days).


Restaurants: service is included in the bill; however it is usual to leave a tip (5-10% of the total).

Taxis: It is also usual to tip taxi drivers with the same percentage or rounding up the amount to the nearest euro.

Hotel Booking

Statistics Portugal advises all participants to book their accommodation as early as possible. Although Lisbon has a vast number of Hotels, they tend to be full, from June to July.

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Other information

Local time: GMT

Average temperatures in June - July: max 24ºC, min 16ºC;

For weather information:

Electricity: 220/230 volts

Touristic information on Lisbon and surroundings

Suggested websites to find out more about Portugal and Lisboa:

Turismo de Lisboa:

Portugal Confidencial: http://portugalconfidential.com

Useful telephone numbers

Statistics Portugal (INE): +351 218426100

Emergency Service: 112

Lisbon Airport - Flight information: +351 218413700

Lisbon Airport :+351 218413500

Tourism Office (Airport): +351 218450660

Police: +351 217654242


Avis: +351 800201002

Europcar: +351 219407790

Hertz: +351 808202038

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The organisers do not take responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance.

The organisers will not accept any liability for damages and/or losses of any kind, which may be incurred by delegates or by any partner, during official activities.


The delegates participate in all events at their own risk. Verbal agreements will not be binding unless they are confirmed in writing. In case that anyone appeals to a court, those involved will submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts of Lisbon’s District, with express waiver of any other.

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