These older series of Portuguese Escudo banknotes are no longer exchangeable and have therefore lost their monetary value.
What do I do with Portuguese escudos?
Banknotes in escudos may also be exchanged for euro banknotes and/or coins at Banco de Portugal cash offices, up to 20 years after they have been withdrawn from circulation (see the collection term expiry dates). The deadline for exchanging escudo coins passed on 31 December 2002.
How many Portuguese escudos make a pound?
Portuguese escudos to British pounds conversion table
|1 000 PTE||PTE||4.25 GBP|
|1 500 PTE||PTE||6.37 GBP|
|2 000 PTE||PTE||8.50 GBP|
|2 500 PTE||PTE||10.62 GBP|
Is Portugal a cheap place to visit?
Portugal is one of the cheapest countries in Western Europe, but still offers stunning beaches and fascinating cities. Overall Portugal has inexpensive public transport, reasonably priced accommodation (if booked well in advance) and good value food, if you know where to look.
Is Portugal safe?
Portugal is not dangerous for tourists. The only thing you’ll have to watch out for is pickpocketing and petty crime. Apart from that, Portugal is considered an incredibly safe country, especially for tourists.