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Free Portugal travel for school leavers

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Registration for the free intra-rail is now available at the end of 12th year, foreseen in the State Budget for 2024.

“All young people who have completed or will complete secondary education between 2023 and 2025 are covered”, highlighted the Government.

When pre-registration for the program Conhecer Portugal became available, in November 2023, the Government declared that “young people who finish or have finished their 12th year, between 2023 and 2025, can travel free of charge for seven days, with unlimited train travel and six nights in the Youth Hostel network (with a minimum of two nights per Hostel)”.

“The program aims to offer all young people residing in Portugal, the possibility of getting to know their country, thus, mitigating socio-economic barriers and promoting mobility, youth tourism and territorial cohesion. The program was created in partnership with Movijovem and CP – Comboios de Portugal”.

Students who complete their secondary education in the 2023/2024 academic year, between July 5, 2024 and July 4, 2025, will be able to take advantage of the program and those who finish in the 2024/2025 academic year, between July 5, 2025 and July 4, 2026, will also be able to benefit from the program.

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