Most visitors from Boston need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Velas. Travelers from closed areas may enter or transit through Portugal only if they have an "essential" reason such as professional, study, family reunification, health, or humanitarian reasons.
Travelers, except children under the age of 12, may be allowed to enter Portugal with an EU Covid Digital Certificate, vaccination certificate or a recovery certificate. Acceptable vaccines include AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech, and Johnson and Johnson.
Third-country national holders of residency permits or long-term resident visas issued by EU member states may transit Portugal to return to their country of residence.
All arrivals must complete a passenger locator form in advance.
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Visitors from Boston are not required to quarantine after entering Velas.
Visitors from Boston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Velas.
Current regulations for vaccinated travelers to Velas: most visitors from Boston may enter Velas but may still need to provide proof of negative COVID test.
Passenger Locator Card
Health declaration for Madeira
Travelers must complete and submit it 12-48 hours before departure. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.
Health declaration for Azores
Masks: Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Bars: Open with restrictions
Flying between Velas and Boston will take minimum 16h 40m and will require at least one stop.
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