The British newspaper The Telegraph is saying that Portugal is one of the first foreign destinations that Britons will be able to visit once restrictions are lifted.
That is mainly because an “air bridge arrangement” possibility between Portugal and the UK have been discussed for quite some time now. The Portuguese Minister for Foreign Affairs said recently that he hopes this agreement can be done by the end of June, a strong indicator that the two countries have been working on the travel agreement. He also says that “British holidaymakers visiting Portugal will be ‘most welcome’ this summer”. If the agreement mentioned is to happen, this would mean that people coming to Portugal from the UK would not need to quarantine for 14 days when arriving, as well as the other way around.
Portugal is also England’s oldest ally, dating back to the Treaty of Windsor in 1386, which put the two countries in close proximity for centuries, a friendship that lasts till now. It’s no surprise that Britons are the main fans of the Portuguese Algarve region, which recently abolished its tourism tax.
Referring that “in Lisbon, things are slowly getting back to normal”, Portugal is perceived as having “that rare thing of being near but with beaches that rival the Caribbean, of being foreign but familiar”.
More than citing all the reasons why Britons can visit Portugal when the lockdown is lifted, the Telegraph author states all the reasons why you should visit this amazing country as soon as you can, mentioned above.
- Pastéis de Nata
- The beaches
- The wine
- The light
- Olive oil
- Walking trails
Continue reading the post about the 20 reasons why Portugal should be your first holiday after lockdown is lifted.