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The demand for motorhomes for this summer has skyrocketed by 400%.   Private motorhome rental platform Yescapa, also known as "Airbnb of motorhomes", said it has recorded an exponential increase in demand, with around 80% new users.   The Portuguese Motorhome Federation has appealed for common sense and demands...

Protests have been called for Portugal for today (June 5) to support the Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd while in police custody. Protesters will gather this evening in Lisbon, Porto and Coimbra.   The gathering in Lisbon is set to start outside...

Spain was forced into a U-turn after announcing that its borders with Portugal and France were to reopen this month — leading Lisbon to complain that it hadn't been informed.   Spanish Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Reyes Maroto unexpectedly revealed that the restrictions on border crossings...

Official beach season starts this weekend in Portugal, but only in the southern half of the country.   From Saturday (June 6) beaches will be open and manned in between the Algarve and Nazaré.   Beaches in the northern half of the country are only due to open from...

Spain has announced it will be reopening its land borders with neighbouring countries Portugal and France from 1 July, and not 22 June as it had originally announced.   This was confirmed by Spain’s Tourism Minister Reyes Maroto, who said “there will be a tourist season” in...