Portugal is the westernmost country of the European Union and is a big favourite with the British who enjoy it's warm sunny winters, and lovely coastlines not to forget its lovely cities of Lisbon and Orporto.

With world class golf courses and great climate many Ex Pats enjoy a wonderful lifestyle living in Portugal.

There is a large community of retired ex Pats living in both Madeira and in the Algarve. 

As one of Europe's first Global Empires Portugal's trading history is well established Portuguese Mariners pioneered exploration in the Age of Discovery.


When posting to Portugal it has a seven digit postcode rather than the usual five or six digit ones used in most of Europe. 

The Universal Postal Union have produced a very handy guide on addressing parcels to Portugal. 


 Pharos Parcel have some really great prices to Portugal including second and subsequent parcels being slightly cheaper if you opt to use our DPD Classic road service to Portugal.

Click here to see how much you can save if you have parcels that need to go to Portugal.

Public Holidays in Portugal 2019:

Your parcel delivery may be delayed if travelling on or around these dates.

Date Holiday
1 Jan New Years' Day
19 Apr Good Friday
21 Apr Easter Monday
25 Apr Freedom Day
1 May Labour Day
10 June Portugal Day
20 June Corpus Christi
15 Aug Assumption Day
5 Oct Republic Day
1 Nov All Saints' Day
1 Dec Restoration of Indepenence Day
8 Dec Immaculate Conception
24 Dec Christmas Eve
25 Dec Christmas Day

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