Post Offices & Communication

Post Offices

Marked by red “Correios” sign, post offices are open from 8.30 a.m. until 6.00 p.m. The main post office in Praça dos Restauradores is open from 8 am until 10.00 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 9.00 a.m. until 6.00 p.m. at weekends and on public holidays. The airport post office offers a permanent postal, telephone and faxing services.

Throughout the city, “Correios” located several multi-lingual, red-colored stamp machines where stamps can be bought and sent easily without going to the post office.


Lisbon has phone boots and pay phones everywhere. Portuguese Telecom offers phone cards in 50, 100 or 150 units and can be purchased at newsagents, kiosks, post offices and at the reception desk of most hotels.

Prepaid SIM Cards

Purchasing a prepaid SIM card can be the cheapest, the most convenient and practical way to communicate during your visit.

The cell phones are at affordable prices and the prepaid feature provides you complete control over your costs.
The GSM operators include; Vodafona, TMN, Optimus and Uzo and provide 24-hour customer service