Carpooling in Portugal

Hello everyone,

In order to move around in Portugal, you will have to spend time on the road; for your work commute, to drop your children off at school or for everyday trips. Carpooling could be the right option for you. We would like to know your views on carpooling as a means of transport, and whether it is a practical and cost-effective option.

Is carpooling and cost-sharing common practice in Portugal? What about the regulations in force?

For which types of journey does carpooling seem more suitable in Portugal? How much is the cost of a carpool trip?

Is there an app or other means available to connect people looking to carpool? How do you find other carpoolers?

If you are carpooling in Portugal, what precautions should you take to travel safely?

According to you, what are the advantages and disadvantages of carpooling?

Thank you for sharing your experience,
Diksha

I doubt the Portuguese insurance covers you when you try to  charge someone for them being in the car with you.

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