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When on holiday, whenever possible and safe to do so, we love to use the local bus services to... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Kilmacolm, United Kingdom
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When you have a hotel in the hotelzone you easily can take the bus to funchal. You can pay in the... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Geleen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank sendopvakantie
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Very efficiently run bus service, pleasant and professional drivers, clean and comfortable buses and reasonably priced fares.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Steve57C
Reviewed October 7, 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Mike F
Reviewed October 1, 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Brucestewart
Reviewed November 21, 2016

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

Date of experience: November 2016
5  Thank sabta
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We used the local bus service number 1 ,2, and the number 48 around Funchal you can get a 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

Date of experience: August 2016
11  Thank molenny
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