|Cellular Service and Coverage in Portugal
Cell phone service in Portugal has steadily improved as communications on a global scale continue to be of greater importance. Cellular phone services in Portugal are varied for locals, and also offer several options for visitors.
It is advisable to get this taken care of before arriving in the country. Having a cellular phone while visiting Portugal can save you on time and money, as making calls from a hotel room can turn into a nightmare in billing. A cellular phone if renting a car is also helpful for an added sense of security, as well as for keeping in touch and making important personal or business phone calls.
The cellular phone system in Portugal operates using GSM (Global System for Mobile Communication) as does its neighboring countries. In order to use the cellular phone system as a visitor, you most likely will want to obtain a pre-paid SIM card to get the rates needed for the traveler to Portugal