Portugal U-turn on child vaccinations

Family holidays back on in Portugal

The Telegraph reports online that Portugal last night performed a U-turn over its quarantine policy for children reported here, putting family summer holidays there … Read more

Azores get tax boost

… on Madeira Day!

The Diario headline about the Azores

The Diario reports that the Azores implements a tax boost tomorrow – ironically on Madeira Day – when the neighbouring archipelago sees their VAT (IVA in … Read more

COVID-19: another death

Now 73 deaths in Madeira

Hospital administration authority SESARAM announced that another death associated with COVID-19 was registered this Tuesday in Madeira.

According to the information, this is a 77-year-old … Read more

Portugal red-lists UK

… but not double-jabbed.

Lisbon airport, where Portugal have red-listed the UK
Lisbon airport

Various sources are reporting that with immediate effect people from the UK travelling to Portugal will have to quarantine for 14 days unless they … Read more

Arrival in Madeira – 1st hand!

Latest procedures in detail.

The arrival of a plane at Madeira airport

Regular contributor Jaime documented his arrival in Madeira last week and thought it might be useful to update the procedures involved in the journey for anybody … Read more

Threat to “green list” status

Announcement “thrown into chaos”

Holiday Islands headline in the Mail after green list announcement
... or not?

The Times this morning reports that yesterday’s announcement about additions to the UK’s “green list”, including Madeira, may be rendered redundant by … Read more

Ronaldo: more records tumble

Madeiran becomes joint top-scoring international player

Last night Cristiano Ronaldo broke yet more records at the Euros as Portugal drew 2 – 2 with France, with the Madeiran (pictured earlier … Read more

Madeira tipped to join UK green list

Announcement later today.

Holiday Isles to be added to UK green list headline

The Times reports this morning that Madeira could be among several “holiday isles” added to the UK “green list” where no quarantine is required for Brits retuning … Read more

Madeira now has 34% double-vaccinated

11,596 vaccines administered in last week

Press agency Lusa reported yesterday that Madeira had reached a position where 34% of the population has been completely vaccinated: “Of the approximately 260,000 … Read more

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