Sal International Airport, Sal - Stein Travel



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Welcome to Sal International Airport

The airport is a 1.3 miles (2km) west of the town of Espargos in central Sal.


Car Rental

Car rental is available.

City Transfers

Taxis are available for transport to hotels and towns throughout the island, but are expensive. Shared taxis (aluguer) are also available.

Contacts

Tel: +238 411 135.

Departure Tax
None
Facilities

The airport has a post office, bank, auto exchange machine, restaurants, cafeterias, bars, VIP lounge, duty-free shop, newsagent/tobacconist, gift shop, travel agent, and tourist help desk.

Language
The official language is Portuguese and a patois known as Crioulo.
Money

The unit of currency is the Cape Verdean Escudo (CVE), broken down into 100 centavos. As this is a local currency it cannot be obtained before arrival and cannot be reconverted outside of Cape Verde. There is a bureau de change at the airport, and local banks will change travellers cheques and foreign currency, although there is a high commission on travellers cheques. ATMs can be found at the airport and in Sal, Praia and Sâo Vincent. Major credit cards, particularly MasterCard and Visa are currently accepted in a few main resort hotels and restaurants. Banks will give cash on credit cards but commissions are high.

Time
Local time is GMT -1.

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