How Madeira receives international tourism in the post-COVID era


Those who travel to the archipelago – made up of the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo – will have to fill out a health questionnaire and attach the COVID-19 test results in the application Madeira safe to discover or on a web page specially developed for this purpose. The objective of this measure is to achieve a faster departure from the airport.

Passengers who have not been tested must carry out a free test upon arrival at the aerodrome. And within a maximum period of twelve hours, time that the traveler must stay in the hotel or tourist apartment, he will receive the result by telephone.

Yes it is positive, travelers and their direct contacts will have to be maintained confined in a designated hotel.

The government of Madeira will cover all costs to tourists who become infected with COVID, both medical, as well as accommodation and maintenance, of the person affected and their companions

After seven-day quarantine, visitors will submit to new tests. If the result is negative, tourists will be able to continue their holidays and enjoy the archipelago without additional restrictions.

Madeira continues to apply other measures, both in hotels, restaurants, bars, swimming pools or common areas, based on the social distancing, cleaning and disinfection, hand washing and use of the mask in interior or confined spaces.

With all these security-based measures, Madeira is confident that it will continue to be one of the favorite destinations for lovers of nature, sports, and sun and sand, and it aspires to revalidate the title of Best European Island Destination.