The Work & Travel Portugal program offers professional, personal and cultural experience to all international young people who want to live, work and travel in Portugal, while they have a valuable international experience, explore a surprising country and know a new culture.

What's included in Work &Travel Portugal?
  • Placement in a company.
  • Pocket money.
  • Accommodation and meals provided by companies.
  • Travel and Liability Insurance
  • One night in Lisbon on arrival (optional).
  • Welcome  meeting at the Lisbon office (optional).
  • Transport by bus from Lisbon to the station closest to the company.
  • Full travel itinerary to the company.
  • Support and guidance throughout the whole program.
  • SIM card of Portuguese mobile operator.
  • Discount card on public transport.
  • Assistance in opening a bank account.
  • A free international bank transfer.
  • Social events with other participants.
  • Certificate at the end.
Why join to Work & Travel Portugal?

The program is for all young from EU and EFTA countries who want to:

  • Live, work and travel in Portugal.
  • Self-finance your stay with accommodation, meals and money pocket.
  • Get professional experience in a Portuguese business environment.
  • Improve language, social and professional skills.
  • Add international work experience for your resume.
  • To know the Portuguese culture and the country.
  • Live with young people of other nationalities and make new friends.
  • Have a unique experience of living in Portugal.
Who can be part of Work & Travel Portugal?
  • Young citizens from EU and EFTA (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland) between the ages of 18 and 30 (other nationalities and ages on request).
  • Level of intermediate English (QECR B1) or higher, other languages are an added value.
  • Candidates from all fields (no previous experience is required).
  • Motivation to live and work in Portugal.
  • Flexibility, initiative and open mind.
  • Clean criminal record.
  • Apt physically and psychologically.
Where is the work experience?

We work with a wide range of Portuguese employers to ensure a professional experience in a company that matches the individual profile and the career goals.

The companies are located throughout the country, from cities to rural locations, and include hotels, tourist resorts, restaurants, bars, hostels, among others. The location depends on the profile of the young person and the availability of the companies.

What do I do during my work experience?

The role to play varies with the profile of the young person and the availability of companies for the starting date and duration indicated. Here are some of the most common functions:

  • Receiving.
  • Food & Beverage.
  • General assistant.
  • Kitchen.
  • Housekeeping.
  • Porter.
  • Among others.
How to participate of Work & Travel Portugal?

Work & Travel Portugal requires that all young people book the program through our agents in their home country. Contact us to find the partner agents in your country.