Coronavirus

Find out everything you need to know about traveling during the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Planning the Perfect Seaside Getaway for After Coronavirus
    Blog,  Coronavirus,  Portugal,  SeaBookings

    Planning the Perfect Seaside Getaway for After Coronavirus

    As the COVID-19 pandemic takes its course around the globe, we find ourselves staying at home as part of a lockdown designed to keep the disease at bay. While we are glad that we can limit the spread, we are also limited on fun things to do. But like all uncertain times, this too shall pass. When it does, it will be time to celebrate. Why not let loose with a fun seaside getaway? While most of us are stuck at home, we are presented with the perfect chance to plan our next big vacation. Don’t let the opportunity go to waste. Use this time to choose the ideal destination,…

  • Covid-safe wedding in Portugal
    Coronavirus,  Portugal

    How to organize your Covid-safe wedding in Portugal

    The Covid-19 pandemic has cancelled many weddings. The restrictions have delayed approximately 71% of weddings according to Hitched.co.uk. If you are planning your wedding as soon as things calm down, read this article and have a look at our suggestion for a Covid-safe wedding in Portugal. Many people are planning a wedding from September 2021 on. Surely, quite a few questions will arise, “Will restrictions allow it?”, “will weddings have to be delayed again?”, “Will we be able to organize an event in safety?”. If you are planning your big day, despite all the restrictions, you will love our suggestion. The Portuguese government has been very strict with restrictions and…

  • 10 reasons to visit Azores in the Winter
    Azores,  Blog,  Coronavirus,  Portugal

    10 reasons to visit Azores in the Winter

    The Azores is the perfect destination to visit this winter. The Azores is not so popular for the masses, being less crowded, so ideal for people who seek an authentic holiday experience. Flights to the islands are very accessible and normally relatively cheap. There are direct flights from major cities in Europe and the US, or you might need to stopover in Lisbon. Tourists from all over the world visit this hidden gem. Located in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, the islands are accessible by plane or cruises. Flights from the United States, more precisely Boston, Massachusetts, take only around 5 hours. While flights from Lisbon airport, a short…

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    Coronavirus,  Madeira,  Portugal

    5 reasons to visit Madeira after lockdown

    If you’re dreaming about the picturesque island of Madeira, you will be pleased to learn that it will re-open to international visitors from July 1st. Its neighbour in the archipelago, Porto Santo will too. The Portuguese archipelago had closed in March to help control the spread of COVID-19. There are many more reasons, but here are our main 5 reasons to visit Madeira after lockdown. About Madeira Madeira is an autonomous region of Portugal, an archipelago of two main islands, off the northwest coast of Africa. Along with the main Madeira island, with a length of 57km and width of 22km wide, its sister island, Porto Santo, measures just 14km…

  • Visit Algarve kayak tour in Lagos
    Algarve,  Coronavirus,  Portugal,  SeaBookings

    Please visit the Algarve. Now! For you and us.

    My name’s Bo, I’m one of the cofounders of SeaBookings, and I need to share something with you: visit the Algarve. Now. I’d like to share why, for good and bad reasons. Let’s start with the bad. I went to Lagos for a few days last weekend and I had the best time ever. I usually stay at my parents’ in the countryside, so at first, I did not notice much changed now during the “new normal”. But when I drove into the city of Lagos and found the main avenue empty with no cars parked along it, I felt my heart squeeze. I literally had tears in my eyes.…

  • Clean Safe SeaBookings
    Blog,  Coronavirus

    Portugal as a trusty holiday destination – the “Clean & Safe” Stamp

    Turismo de Portugal Certifies Establishments with “Clean & Safe” Stamp If you’re hoping to still enjoy some holidays this summer, we’ve got good news. Everything is being done to position Portugal as a trusty holiday destination. At a time when the recovery of the sector is being prepared, tourism enterprises, tourist entertainment companies and travel agencies have the option to request certification as a “Clean & Safe” establishment. Turismo de Portugal, the Portuguese Travel Bureau, has created a stamp of approval to distinguish tourist activities which are compliant with hygiene and cleaning requirements for the prevention and control of COVID-19 and other possible infections, thus reinforcing the tourist’s confidence in…

  • COVID-19 measures for the beaches in Portugal
    Algarve,  Coronavirus,  Portugal

    COVID-19 measures for the beaches in Portugal

    Portugal is ready to start receiving tourists again. A major attraction in Portugal is certainly its stunning beaches. For a safe travel experience, we’d like to share the COVID-19 measures for the beaches in Portugal. Summer is coming. It will be a special summer, as we’re all super excited to enjoy the beach after lockdown. Given the ongoing risk associated with the coronavirus, it is necessary to reinvent the way in which beaches are enjoyed, stressing the need to maintain physical distance and basic sanitary measures. However, we must not forget that it is very important to keep a day at the beach a comfortable experience.  The start of the…