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We used HF extensively during our two weeks in 4 views Monumental Lido Hotel. Please do not buy single journey tickets if at all possible, GIRO tickets offer good discount fares. We bought the multi journey GIRO ticket and re-charged it as necessary. We could...More
When on holiday, whenever possible and safe to do so, we love to use the local bus services to properly explore and to see things off the well beaten tourist trails.
The buses are bright yellow so easy to spot. The fare is 1.95 euro...More
When you have a hotel in the hotelzone you easily can take the bus to funchal. You can pay in the bus for one trip: 1.95 euro. You can buy tickets at special offices in Funchal. The ticket price will be a little bit lower....More
Travelling around Madeira on the local buses is a great experience and you see a lot more and meet lots of people too. We bought the 7 day unlimited "giro" journey pass for both weeks of our holiday, which meant we went around as and...More
A couple of days before we used them we bought one day unlimited travel Giro Tickets within Funchal primarily with the purpose of taking the bus to Madeira Botanical Gardens. However the timetable that we got at the same time was not particularly well laid...More
Bought Giro card and think it is a splendid idea.It makes using the buses so easy (Once you have figured out the timetables).It would be great if the hotels had timetables for their nearest bus stops that tourists could pick up at reception.This would be...More
We used the local bus service number 1 ,2, and the number 48 around Funchal you can get a 22.214.171.124.5.6.7.day passes excellent value for money.24euro,s for the 7 day pass andyou can use it as many times per day as you like.the Number 48 is...More