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by smudger
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Faro airport cafes
Replies: 3
Views: 1086

Re: Faro airport cafes

The shop selling Portuguese products sells beer and wine by the glass. Quite relaxing sitting inside the shop. :D
by smudger
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: New Security Scanners at Faro Airport
Replies: 11
Views: 3508

Re: New Security Scanners at Faro Airport

Flew out of Faro on Wednesday. Arrived airport 9am. Baggage check-in area very busy. Took 25 minutes to get through security and managed Passport Control in about 20 minutes. But when in the queue could see that people were stuck on the stairs down to Passport Control. Several large groups of school...
by smudger
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Ideas please for wet weather activities with kids!
Replies: 2
Views: 626

Re: Ideas please for wet weather activities with kids!

Check this website, tool bar at top has link to things to do.
by smudger
Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: winery visit
Replies: 9
Views: 1207

Re: winery visit

Walked past today, now have proper printed sign saying....
“Quinta Dos Santos,brewery taproom tapas bar open Tuesday- Saturday 2pm - 10pm Sunday 1pm - 4pm (+351) 282 343 264”
by smudger
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: winery visit
Replies: 9
Views: 1207

Re: winery visit

sunman wrote:thank you for these;

there's a Quinta dos Santos near Gramacho which does lunch too, anybody been there?

thanks 8)
I would check their website, not quite fully opened. Sometimes only Wednesday to Sunday, 2pm to 10pm. Tapas bar and beer taps.
by smudger
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Happys
Replies: 3
Views: 1387

Re: Happys

Here at moment and Happys is open.
by smudger
Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Restaurant reviews
Topic: Taste - Up for sale on Rightmove - Palm properties.
Replies: 11
Views: 4995

Re: Taste - Up for sale on Rightmove - Palm properties.

i was told that is was Claudio's(ele & ela owner) ex wife that had Taste but i am not sure if thats true. Claudio is front of house at Ele & Ela. Harald is the owner. Old taste is indeed being taken over by Harald's current wife. Ele & Ela remain as before. New restaurant opening date and all detai...
by smudger
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Bus from Lagoa to seville
Replies: 8
Views: 2237

Re: Bus from Lagoa to seville

My wife and me did the reverse......Seville to Lagoa. Took about 5 hours. We were the only passengers from Albufeira to Lagoa on a lovely 52 seat coach!!
by smudger
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Restaurant reviews
Topic: Rising prices
Replies: 29
Views: 6304

Re: Rising prices

MaisieK wrote:What a strange amount to charge so in other words it is 12euros.
I can remember when Marks and Spencers priced everything ending in 99p, then change of policy and now rounded to nearest £.
by smudger
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Algarve Driver
Replies: 5
Views: 1882

Re: Algarve Driver

Yes pay on collecting car. Credit card or cash, paying cash reduces cost slightly. Should have seen that when booking online, quote usually has cash and credit card prices.
by smudger
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Newsletter
Replies: 17
Views: 5607

Re: Newsletter

We had planned to be over in CVO area for New Year but didn't manage. Enjoyed the newsletter with updates on what we were missing!
Great work Margarida!
by smudger
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Car Rental
Replies: 29
Views: 7550

Re: Car Rental

... Where do Algarve Driver drop the car? ... Every time I've used Algarvedriver.com the car has been waiting for me close to the hut in P4, so it's available as soon as the paperwork has been completed. They will deliver car to certain areas. If hire is 6 days or more then delivery to Carvoeiro ar...
by smudger
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Car Rental
Replies: 29
Views: 7550

Re: Car Rental

I agree with Farol. Used Algarvedriver for years, sometimes 3 or 4 times a year. As a regular visitor, I really appreciate the loyalty days which I use in Low Season, think had 3 hires for free!
by smudger
Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: 036
Replies: 6
Views: 1788

Re: 036

Met a 'jobs worth' today. Went to my son's bank today to put cash into his account as a birthday present. Told by the teller that she couldn't accept the cash as I wasn't a customer of that bank, so I said, "you're telling me that you are refusing to accept a cash deposit into one of your customer's...
by smudger
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: 036
Replies: 6
Views: 1788

Re: 036

Hint of Deja Vu for me!!
And spent my working life in local government!!!