Portimão offers 15 euro vouchers to 7.400 students for shopping in local businesses

Campaign is part of “Valuing Local Commerce” and takes place during the Christmas season

The Municipality of Portimão will deliver shopping vouchers this Christmas to 7.400 children and young people in pre-school, 1st cycle, 2nd cycle and 3rd cycle education in the municipality, totaling 111 thousand euros, to be used in local commerce. 

This initiative's main objective is to “support local businesses and families”.

The vouchers are worth 15 euros (three units of 5 euros each), will be distributed among the five School Groups in the municipality and can be discounted until March 31st of next year at the network of participating stores and services.

The measure is part of the “Valuing Local Commerce” campaign, an initiative by the Portimão City Council that results from a partnership with the Algarve Region Commerce and Services Association (ACRAL), the Portimonense Commerce and Services Association (APCS) and the Portimão Tourism Association (ATP).

Taking place between the 1st of December and the 19th of February, this initiative is aimed at people aged 18 and over who make purchases in participating stores and hand in the respective coupons, duly completed, on the 1st floor of the Balcão Único de Portimão, located on Rua do Comércio, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, between 10:00 am and 13:00 pm and from 14:00 pm to 18:00 pm.



For every purchase worth 10 euros or more, customers of participating local commerce, restaurants and service establishments receive coupons for fortnightly draws that will enable them to win shopping vouchers worth 25, 50 and 100 euros.

Establishments joining the campaign are free and must be completed by filling out the form in person at Balcão Único.

The participating stores are identified with a sign that displays the initiative's logo, with the draws relating to the competition scheduled for the 13th and 27th of December and the 10th, 24th of January and 7th, 21st of February, at the Balcão Único facilities , always at 11 am.

Each week, 80 shopping vouchers of 25 euros, 30 of 50 euros and 15 of 100 euros will be drawn, totaling 5 thousand euros in prizes for use in participating establishments, with winners being able to collect their vouchers after being notified of the prize received. , in order to use them in any associated store until March 31st, with a minimum purchase of 10 euros.

All information is available on the Municipality of Portimão website.