Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Spokane to Algarve
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Travel from the UK and Brazil into Portugal is suspended. Except for the right of entry for national citizens and their families and holders of residence permits in Portugal.
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Travelers must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours of departure. Children under the age of 2 are exempt from COVID-19 testing requirements.
Travelers must complete and present an electronic Passenger Locator Card upon boarding.
Travelers arriving from the UK and Brazil must be a Portuguese national or a citizen legally resident in Portugal and be required to present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours of departure. Travelers without a valid medical certificate with a negative PCR test result will be tested at the airport.
Travelers arriving in Madeira and Porto Santo must complete and submit an epidemiological survey 12-48 hours before departure. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival. On arrival, travelers must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. More information is available here.
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Travelers who are nationals or residents of Portugal, arriving from the UK and Brazil are subject to a 14-day quarantine, at home or in a place indicated by health authorities.
Travelers arriving in Madeira and Azores without a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure are subject to COVID-19 test and quarantine until they received the test results.
Residents in Madeira and Azores returning home to the region, will need to take a second COVID-19 test 5-7 days from the date they were first tested. They must self-isolate at home until they know the result of the second test.
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There are currently 25,900 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in PT and 16,904 deaths as of Apr 10 2021
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Was able to get on another flight"
Cons: "If they could have held the flight for 15 minutes, I would have made it. My flight from Spokane was late. Now I had to pay another $250 just for a crappy room for the night."
Pros: "The free WiFi and entertainment"
Cons: "The airplane maintenance issues and I missed 3 connecting flights bc of it"
Pros: "I watched a good movie."
Cons: "The plane seemed old. Food was pretty lousy. Hummus was dry, crackers were stale."
Pros: "Flight attendant was pleasant and helpful"
Cons: "Food options ok. Minor problem with gate upon arrival to Chicago. Problem resolved in 10 min"
Pros: "Service was amazing!"
Pros: "Check in and departure very quick, efficient and professional.... very intuitive and helpful when observing that customer is in need"
Cons: "From a customer service standpoint, I Would lower or not charge business or first class rates on a jet in which the seats for the above mentioned clearly have no physical distinction from those in economy class. Just a thought."
Cons: "A smile from the flight attendant and something other than pretzels in first class."
Pros: "The overnight flight made it easy to sleep most of the way."
Cons: "I didn't like getting woken up in the middle of the night to eat a sandwich. The bathroom was not stocked well with paper towels, so there was no way to dry my hands after washing them. I also don't know how to order gluten-free meals before the flight."
Pros: "On time departure and arrival. Bags arrived"
Cons: "No leg room, crowded, warm"
Pros: "Flight crew was professional and friendly."
Cons: "Tiny dirty old smelly plane. Freezing cold. No blankets. Flight was also an hour late. No food."
Cons: "We had to wait for a crew member but we weren’t too late."
Cons: "Need addl gate capacity at sfo including non-jetway options when other better options are unavailable."
Pros: "The flight left on time as scheduled."
Cons: "Prior to boarding United announced it would be a full flight so they offered to check our bags for free. The United employee seemed put off when we let her know my wife & I wanted to check out two carry on bags. After my wife had her bag checked the United Employee looked at me & said “let me have it” while pointing at my right side that was holding my back pack & ticket. I misunderstood because I replied “I am not checking my backpack, only my suitcase.” The United employee said “no, your ticket” which caused an awkward silence of confusion & everyone surrounding us to look at me like I had said something wrong when in fact it was then United employee that was unclear with her words. I handed her my ticket & the other United employee proceeded to tag my wife’s suitcase but not mine looking at me like I was crazy for offering mine up. Out of further embarrassment & frustration I ended up carrying my suitcase on the plane. The seats on the plane felt like I was sitting against a piece of plywood. If I could give comfort zero stars I would. Terrible customer service & terrible comfort."
Cons: "Flight was late. Missed the connection even though it was the same airline. Offered no alternatives other than a flight for the following day."
Cons: "I wasn't able to make the flight and the ticket agency refused to offer me a refund."
Pros: "Boarding quickly"
Pros: "Excellent outstanding service and on time"
Cons: "Liked it all"
Pros: "Was comfortable and attendant gave me a seat closer to exit door so I could get off the plane quicker."
Cons: "Was delayed 45 minutes and by the time we landed and taxiied I had only 10 minutes to make it to my other flight for boarding. Barely made it."
Cons: "Legroom on both flights was the least I've ever had on any plane."
Pros: "I liked the comfort of the eats, the roominess of the seats even when fully occupied (3) and the friendliness and efficiency of the staff in the cabin."
Cons: "the tiny restroom, water on the floor and size of the waste paper basket."
Pros: "The price was right! For a one way ticket in the summer I can't complain."
Cons: "Flight was delayed which was fine because it wasn't their fault. However, they cram waaaaay too many seats into the planes. A small turboprop has more space!"
Pros: "The app, United airlines, the whole experience."
Cons: "Crew was late and we boarded an hour later than was scheduled which delayed our flight."
Pros: "Got across country in a few hrs instead of driving for a few days."
Cons: "United' economy seats are terribly uncomfortable. Wouldn't even label the cracker and coke as "food". Having to pay an extra $8 to watch TV is ludicrous."
Pros: "The time getting there on time or early"
Pros: "Left early...arrived early"
Cons: "I didn't like that I had to tell someone to meet me so I could hopefully be on time at work. I was not on time .! I'm unhappy !"
Cons: "I don't like this trip at all, when my mom arrive to make her check on they charge her 25 dolares for her firs baggage, when it was always free, it is not about he money it is about they didn't tell when you buy the ticket and she is 70 years old, she just have with her the necessary thats why I pay for her trip"
Cons: "Everything was great except a stewardess that was flying on the plane not working got her suitcase then her carryin and her purse and literally was holding up everybody behind me while she was getting it all hooked up. The stewardess that was working when we got to the door said she was sorry she should not of done that. Hook it up when your off the plane I guess. Otherwise it was great."
Pros: "There was a storm coming but they were able to get us out and landed before the storm hit so that we arrived on time. The flight attendants were also great."
Cons: "The pilot was a bit rude about overhead baggage. I was one of the passengers that had to check my bag before boarding which was fine, but it seemed like I walked onto a stressful plane situation where the pilot's tone sounded irritated with the passengers who put their smaller bags overhead instead of underneath. If it's that big of an issue, then I would suggest getting the flight attendants to suggest helping passengers to put smaller bags underneath and if they don't want to so be it. It just made me uncomfortable because the pilot had to come over the speaker and say something about it multiple times."
Pros: "The flight arrived"
Cons: "United claimed the flight was delayed due to weather but two other flights to Houston were able to leave on time and no other United flights appeared to have been delayed. No apologies, no compensation, did not even give free access to wifi during flight."
Cons: "We were delayed almost 2 hours. Sick of it every time I fly. Get it together. I missed my ride and had a 6 hour wait for a bus. Ridiculous!"
Pros: "You will refund for missed flights, everything was good"
Pros: "The crew where helpful"
Cons: "The fact that if I want to eat something or drink something I have to deprive myself of that and all because airlines including tens one do not take cash only credit."
Cons: "Well considering I am still in Houston, the plane left late and I was in the last row and I it took 10+ minutes to deplane, I missed my connection to Corpus Christie!!! The schedule between planes is way to tight!! I am very unhappy and too old to be running to catch my connecting flight. I will never make reservations that the airline or kayak do not consider time needed to change terminals etched"
Pros: "Things went great"
Cons: "air travel is basically like driving your own car cross country now except you cant stop and get great food.. tou have to bring your own comfort for economy travelers and to qualify dor upgrade you have to fly more than 4 times a yr its sad"
Pros: "Nothing because they didn't allow us to board the flight because there was 20mins left til the plane departed. Also the tickets were bought with 24hrs and they didn't refund or give us a flight credit."
Cons: "They didn't allow us tothe tickets were bought with 24hrs and they didn't refund or give us a flight credit."
Cons: "Our seats were Infront of the emergency exit, couldn't relax. I'm 6'6" , so the incline if the back isn't comfortable and we couldn't recline. We had asked switching seats on our flight to Spokane because we were given the same seats. The airline told us seats were chosen at random and they couldn't control them so we had 4 legs of our two flights stuck in no reveling seats. I was very disappointed."
Pros: "Wonderful experience the entire way! I did fly first class as I've decided if I have to fly all the way across country I want to be very comfortable, and I was! Thank you United!"
Pros: "The service was food"
Cons: "Lack of leg room!!! After my bicycle box was inspected they failed to secure my bike the way I had it in the box. Bike was flipping around in box. Bent rear brake calipers. Bent brake hoods. Rear skewers were uncoupled. No way to treat a $10,000 bike! Very upset!"
Pros: "On time. Boarded smoothly. Pleasant crew. Snacks and beverage included. No cost to check bag."
Cons: "Seat was uncomfortable."
Pros: "All of this trip went well, all on time, great service, no worries!"
Pros: "I will never fly with united again"
Cons: "One plane got delayed so I missed the other plane and have a 12-hour layover"
Pros: "In flight service was nice. Attendants on plane tried to be helpful"
Cons: "Traveled with small children, could not get seats together. Made the journey rough."
Pros: "Got $200 voucher for overbooking"
Pros: "Quick load and exit"
Cons: "Small plane. Dozens of bags taken in jetway so a long wait for delivery. Rough ride throughout"
Pros: "Short flight, direct"
Cons: "Wifi misleading, sounds like free but not."
Airlines flying from Spokane to Algarve have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Spokane to Algarve
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Spokane to Algarve
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Spokane to Algarve
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Spokane to Algarve
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Spokane to Algarve