About Europe

Language

The main language spoken in the area is Spanish and Portuguese.

Money

The local currency in Spain and Portugal is the Euro (€).

Telephone Calls

To dial internationally from Spain or Portugal, dial: 00 + area code + telephone number. Hotel receptionists will help you make calls.

When calling Switzerland, you must dial the country code of 34. When calling Portugal, you must dial the country code of 351.

Tri-band cell phones will work in most areas. You may also want to consider renting one or getting a global cell phone.

Electricity

Spain and Portugal use 220 volt current with a European plug.

Travel Alerts & Warnings

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