From the blog

Algarve – Bank – business – hours post

Banks: 08: 30-15:00 (Mon – Fri)

Smaller shops are open usually from 9-19 hours with a lunch break from 2 hours (approx. 13-15: 00)

In tourist resorts, these shops in high season partially open until 23: 00, start in the morning but only at 10: 00.

The big supermarkets (Lidl, Intermarché, Modelo) have open daily 10: 00 in high season from 9 – – also on Sundays and holidays.

Post: 9.00 – 18.00 (mo – fr)

Brie boxes by Dieter Drescher
Brie boxes by Dieter Drescher

Red post boxes: international mail

Blue mail boxes: national post

normal = normal mail delivery

Azul accelerated delivery =

Económico = not preferred (but also arrives! There is no difference to the normal delivery fixable)

Visit Algarve

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *