Updated Sept. 16, 2023. If you are flying internationally to Europe, learn how to get a free stopover on TAP AirPortugal enroute to your final destination. Why not add more vacation to your trip?
Fact: If you fly from a major US city to a major European or Moroccan city on TAP AirPortugal, you will have a stopover or connecting flight in Lisbon. TAP Air Portugal allows you a stopover of up to ten days to explore Portugal before boarding your flight to your final destination. You must set this up when you book your ticket.
You could spend the entire ten days in Lisbon, or you could head down to the beautiful beaches of the Algarve.
Another option would be to spend a couple of days in Lisbon and then fly TAP AirPortugal to the Azores or the Madeira islands. TAP AirPortugal will discount these flights up to 25% if you are using their layover ticket.
Fact: It is also possible to make your North America / Europe connection in Porto. TAP AirPortugal allows you a ten-day layover in Porto as well.
Fact: TAP Air Portugal is a world-class airline with some of the lowest trans-Atlantic fares you will find.
Possible Departure and Final Destination cities on TAP Air Portugal With a layover in Lisbon
|New York EWR||Rome FCO|
|New York EWR||Barcelona BCN|
|New York EWR||Madrid MAD|
|New York EWR||Valencia VLC|
|New York EWR||Paris CDG|
|New York EWR||Nice NCE|
|New York EWR||Marseille MRS|
|New York EWR||Funchal Madeira FNC|
|New York EWR||Faro, Portugal FAO|
|New York EWR||Tangier, Morocco TNG|
|New York EWR||Casablanca CMN|
|New York EWR||Brussels BRU|
|New York EWR||Venice VCE|
|New York EWR||Naples NAP|
|New York EWR||Istanbul IST|
|New York EWR||Prague PRG|
|New York EWR||Berlin BER|
|New York EWR||Zagreb ZAG|
|New York EWR||London Gatwick GTW|
|New York EWR||London Heathrow LHR|
Other Departure Cities Served by TAP AirPortugal
You should also be able to arrange a long layover in Lisbon from any of these cities to a final destination elsewhere in Europe as well.
|Montreal YUL||Belém BEL|
|Toronto YYZ||Recife REC|
|Ottawa YOW||Salvador SSA|
|San Francisco SFO||Brasilia BSB|
|Chicago ORD||Belo Horizonte CNF|
|Miami MIA||São Paulo GRU|
|Washington IAD||Rio de Janeiro GIG|
|Philadelphia PHL||Dublin DUB|
|Boston BOS||Manchester MAN|
What’s it like flying on TAP AirPortugal?
TAPAirPortugal has comfortable, state-of-the-art Airbus A321XLR and the Airbus A330-900neo jets. They offer inflight entertainment including movies, TV, music, games, Portuguese lessons, and flight-maps.
The cabin crew speak English, Spanish, and Portuguese. They serve a full meal with a complimentary Portuguese wine, if you like, as well as snacks. Business-class is equiped with seats that lie flat.
An added benefit, TAPAirPortugal is a member of StarAlliance, so you can earn miles and points.
This is a great opportunity offered by TAP AirPortugal. You will find that their planes are comfortable, and their fares are very competitive. This a great way to explore Lisbon on your way to another destination.
How to book a free stopover in Portugal
For more information on TAP AirPortugal layover options, see Discover Portugal on the way — Stopover | TAP Air Portugal (flytap.com)
For information on direct flights to or from Lisbon, see my article, Direct flights to / from Lisbon, Portugal
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