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TAP Air Portugal Brings Back Free Stopover Program to Portugal

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2 destinations for the price of 1? We’re in!

The Portuguese flag carrier TAP Air Portugal is offering free stopovers in Portugal on standard tickets when booking a round-trip flight to other destinations on its route network.

The program is backed by the country’s tourist board with the aim of bringing tourists back to rediscover Portugal.

Let’s take a look.

Plan a Stopover in Portugal on Your Next Trip to Europe and Beyond

TAP’s stopover program gives you up to a 10-day stay in Portugal before heading to a second destination on the airline’s extensive route network.

By adding a Portuguese stopover onto your itinerary, you’ll eligible for a 25% discount intra-Portugal flights to explore more of the country than just Lisbon or Porto, such as Madeira, Faro, or even the Azores.

TAP A330 900neo business class cabin
The bright, spacious, and airy business class cabin you’ll find on TAP Air Portugal’s Airbus A330-900neo aircraft. Image Credit: Daniel Ross

Note that accommodation is not included in the price of the stopover fare.

You can fly to Lisbon nonstop from 9 cities across North America: Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Miami (MIA), Montréal (YUL), Newark (EWR), New York (JFK), San Francisco (SFO), Toronto (YYZ), and Washington, D.C. (IAD).

You can also fly nonstop with TAP from Newark (EWR) to Porto (OPO).

TAP also boasts an impressive European and North African route network, flying nonstop from Lisbon to over 40 European cities.

Map of TAP Air Portgual routes from Lisbon across Europe
Image Credit: Flight Connections

If you’re feeling adventurous, you could also discover a new African country thanks to TAP’s nonstop routes to Angola, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Morocco, Mozambique, São Tomé and Principe, and Senegal.

Wherever your final destination may be, being able to spend up to 10 days in Portugal either on your outbound or inbound journey will make for an even more unforgettable trip.

Flying With TAP Air Portugal

TAP is a member of Star Alliance, meaning United and Star Alliance elite benefits will apply and miles and status earning points can also be earned.

The airline operates a state-of-the-art fleet of long-haul aircraft, including the narrow-body Airbus A321XLR and the Airbus A330-900neo, both which feature lie-flat beds in business class.

Hot Tip: TAP Air Portugal makes flying long haul on a narrow-body aircraft a worthwhile experience, thanks to its spacious design and coveted throne seat in business class

Final Thoughts

TAP’s free stopover scheme is a great way for travelers to take in multiple destinations all on 1 itinerary. Paris via Porto and Luanda via Lisbon never seemed more like a great idea.

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About Daniel Ross

Daniel has loved aviation and travel his entire life. He earned a Master of Science in Air Transport Management and has written about travel and aviation in publications like Simple Flying, The Points Guy, and more.


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