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Since 2002 Portugal's currency is the Euro.
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Local time
Winter: GMT+0
Summer: GMT+1. 


International calls
international calls: 00
Portuguese code: 351

Emergency number: 112 (free)

Most of public services (cafes, restaurants, etc) have free wifi

ISAL has all over the building.


There are 67 health centres spread all over Madeira Island and one in Porto Santo. In Funchal, there are two public hospitals.

Commerce is open from 9am to 13pm and from 15pm to 19pm, from Monday to Friday. On Saturday from 9am to 13pm. Some shopping centres are open during all days of the week, from 9am to 23pm.

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