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The best tips to enjoy your stay in Oporto

Would you like to move to Oporto already knowing ahead of time some great details you must know to improve your experience while living in your next city? We’ve decided to highlight some tips for you to enjoy your stay in Oporto.

Porto Card

It is a card that identifies the Oporto citizens and allows them to enjoy a set of advantages and benefits in accessing the experiences and services of the Municipality. You will have special prices and privileges on museums, public libraries, cultural events, and more. If you are wondering how much it is, the answer is the best possible: the card is free.

Passe Andante

Oporto has a nice public transportation network. However, it is important to purchase the Passe Andante in order to not pay for each trip. The Passe Andante has two options, while the 1st one costs 30€ and allows you to travel within 3 different zones around the city. The second option, which is totally worth it, costs 40€ and allows you to circulate all around the city and its zones.

Mobile Operators

Portugal has a lot of mobile telephone providers such as Vodafone, MEO, and NOS. However, these companies have “secondary” brands which have lower prices, especially if you are under 25. Search for Yorn, WTF, and Moche, and have access to special prices and offers. All companies have their own benefits, so take a look at those and choose the best option for you.

Supermarket Cards

Almost every supermarket brand in Portugal has its own cards, which allows you to have discounts on your purchases made directly from the supermarket, and also in other places such as restaurants, gas stations, and more.

Student Residences

Finding a place to live can be difficult when moving to a new city. The landlords ask for different documents, the bills at the end could be a surprise, and in many cases, the conditions are not the best. By choosing a student residence, you will have an all-inclusive monthly rent, with the best infrastructure you might have. If you want to know more about student residences in Oporto, click here to know all the U.hub Xior residences!

The tips are endless and these are just a bunch of them. On our blog, you will find various articles with different contents that may help you during your stay in Oporto. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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