Category Archives: Transportation

Fly to Funchal from Manchester Airport

levadeiro/ September 10, 2009/ Transportation, Travel, Uncategorized

Jet2.com, a low cost airline from the north of England, is planning to fly to Madeira Islands starting in the summer of 2010. The airline is offering one way flights from Manchester Airport including taxes from as little as £49.99 to Funchal (Madeira). Departures can be booked now online and will start from 3rd of May 2010.

Route Planner

levadeiro/ March 29, 2007/ Driving, Island, Madeira, Places, Transportation, Travel, Uncategorized

The website of ViaMichelin offers a very comprehensive and highly accurate route-planning service. By giving a specific location (address, station, zip code, city or airport) for both your departure and destination, it determines your route. Additional is also offers several extra choices to improve the accuracy of your generated map. This is one of the most popular route planners online.

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Ferry link to Madeira starts again

levadeiro/ March 7, 2007/ Ferry, Funchal, Island, Madeira, Transportation, Travel, Uncategorized

The seasonal weekly ferry service, from our neighbouring Canary Islands to our archipelago, starts again on June 16. The Naviera Armas ferry, Volcan de Tamadaba will be leaving Santa Cruz every Saturday night at 10.30 pm over summer and docking in Funchal the following morning at 8 am. See also our previous blog about the ferry

New EU security rules at airports

levadeiro/ October 26, 2006/ Madeira, Transportation, Travel, Uncategorized

To protect passengers against the new threat of liquid explosives, the European Union (EU) has adopted new security rules that restrict the amount of liquids that a passenger can take through security checkpoints …. departing from airports in the EU whatever their destination. These new security rules will be introduced on November 6, at all airports in the European Union

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Electric Minibusses

levadeiro/ October 4, 2006/ Madeira, Tips, Transportation, Travel, Uncategorized

Funchal now has a public transport service in the urban centre of the city based on the use of highly mobile, completely electric minibuses with low environmental impact. The objective is to provide both residents and tourists with the possibility of moving round the centre of the city of Funchal comfortably and quickly, attenuating the problems of traffic congestion and

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