Algarve Essentials

Here is the basic essential information you need to know about the Algarve;Algarve Essential Information

  • Currency: Euro
  • Flying time: Approx. 3 hours flying from the UK
  • Time Zone: Same as UK
  • Handy Tips: It is customary to leave a 10% tip in tourist areas

For information on which Airports in the UK operate to the Algarve, click here for our Algarve Flights Page

We have great idea's on driving itineraries in the Algarve

Find out more about the weather in the Algarve here

Belleair Special Offers

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Croatia Summer BHX Special Offer
Croatia Summer BHX Special Offer
FROM £363.00 PP 
3* VILLA RATAC - DUBROVNIK
FLIGHTS BIRMINGHAM 18 OCT 2022 for 4 Nights - Studio Apartment - Room Only
VILLA RATAC This apartment hotel opened in 2000, is situated on a picturesque hill, only metres away from the beach and the beautiful south Dalmatian coastline. The secluded location means that guests are offered the opportunity to relax and enjoy the unique Croatian landscape. The nearest large town is Slano which is located around 4 km east of the hotel and also the world famous cultural city of Dubrovnik at 30 km away, easily reached by car or with public transport, found 100 m from the hotel. The closest shops, restaurants and bars are around 5 km away. It is terraced down to the sea and offers a total of 6 apartments, which are distributed across three floors and offer wonderful views of the offshore Dalmatian islands. Guests are offered a reception area, which is open around the clock- Visitors are able to enjoy a wide summer terrace with a hearth to grill food. The hotel is fully air-conditioned and also offers guest parking facilities. The individual apartments offer an inviting ambiance and include a combined lounge/bedroom, a separate bedroom and a balcony or a terrace, which offer a picturesque view of the sea. All the apartments include a comfortable and fully fitted modern kitchenette, a bathroom with a shower as well as a double bed.
Barcelona Liverpool Special Offer
Barcelona Liverpool Special Offer
FROM £387.00 PP 
4*U232 HOTEL - BARCELONA
FLIGHTS LIVERPOOL 04 AUG 2022 for 4 Nights Room Only
U232 HOTEL This hotel is located in the Eixample, a quiet residential Barcelona neighborhood planned by Ildefons Cerdá in 1860, and home to some of Gaudí's most famous works like the Sagrada Familia, the Pedrera, and the Casa Batlló. This attractive hotel is situated in the heart of the shopping and boutique area, opposite the exhibition centre. The shops and department stores of Diagonal Avenue are just 7 minutes' walk away. The hotel is only 1 km away from the tourist centre which offers numerous sights, such as the Ramblas. Public transport can be found within around 200 m