Student travel subsidy agreed.

Students can start booking trips for €65  on November 1st.

Student travel subsidy agreed. 1The Diario covers what is quite an important announcement regarding the travel arrangements for students from the island studying on the mainland. The newspaper reports that an alternative solution has been found by the Regional Government was signed yesterday.
The scheme is called ‘Estudante Insular’  and aims to guarantee students four trips back and forth to the mainland for €65 , with the Region paying the remainder. 16 travel agencies have signed the agreement with the Regional Government.
At the announcement, which was attended by the President of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque, and Vice President Pedro Calado, it was suggested that if the scheme goes well it could be extended to all residents of Madeira and Porto Santo.

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