TAP Stopover brought an additional 214 thousand tourists to Portugal in 2023

  • Brazil generates almost 50 per cent of stopover passengers
  • The United States of America accounts for 20 per cent of all Portugal Stopover sales 
  • Stopover programme has more than 500 exclusive offers and discounts at 149 partners across the country
  • Recognised in 2023 as the best Stopover in the world by Global Traveler for the fifth consecutive year
TAP's Portugal Stopover was used in 2023 by 214 thousand tourists who added a free stopover in Lisbon or Oporto for between one and ten days to their outward or return journey in order to get to know the country.

Almost 50 per cent of the TAP passengers who made use of the Portugal Stopover programme in 2023 bought their tickets in Brazil and 20 per cent did so in the United States of America.

São Paulo was the airport where most Customers began their journeys with Stopover included. This was followed by Rio de Janeiro, Recife and New York.

The Brazilians passengers who travelled with the TAP Stopover chose Paris, Rome and Madrid as their preferred final destinations.

The most popular final destinations for Stopover Customers from the USA were Barcelona, Madrid and Rome. Funchal and Ponta Delgada were also among the TOP 10 final destinations favoured by Americans.

The Portugal Stopover programme allows TAP Customers to travel to two destinations for the price of one, by including a stopover of between one to ten days in Lisbon or Porto, halfway through the trip, on the outward or return journey.

TAP also makes it possible to make a second stopover in Portugal during the Stopover period, offering a 25 per cent discount on any domestic flight. Therefore, passengers making a stopover in Lisbon or Porto can also visit another Portuguese region during the stopover period (e.g. Azores, Madeira) with a 25% discount on the domestic flight.

Portugal Stopover Customers have access to exclusive offers and discounts at 149 partners across the country, including hotels, restaurants, activities, tours, museums and cultural spaces, shopping and services, among others.

TAP's Portugal Stopover Programme was recognised in 2023, for the fifth consecutive year, as the best in the world by the US magazine Global Traveler.