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How do I get to Portimão from Faro airport?
Do I need a visa to come to Portugal?

See below for a list of countries that do NOT require a visa to enter Portugal.


And all the countries members of the European Union who belong to the Schengen area:


What airport should we fly into?

Faro and Lisbon International Airports are the closest to Portimão. Faro airport is located 45 minutes from Portimão and Lisbon airport is just 2h 30 minutes away by car.

Where shall I stay during The BPM Festival?

This year we’ve partnered with Travel Republic to bring you all of the best travel deals to Portugal. Head to travelrepublic.co.uk/thebpmfestival to find your accommodation.

Do you do any packages that include festival passes and hotel?

We have a range of hotel and festival passes packages available from our travel partner Festicket (link – festicket.com/festivals/the-bpm-festival-portugal/2019/shop/)

Can you camp at The BPM Festival?

Camping is not available on-site, we have a range of accommodation available through our travel partner Festicket. (link – festicket.com/festivals/the-bpm-festival-portugal/2019/shop/)

Where can I buy wristbands/tickets?

Festival passes are available online from thebpmfestival-europe.com/tickets

Will single event tickets be available?

Single day tickets are available from thebpmfestival-europe.com/tickets

Can I buy tickets at the door?

Subject to availability

Are there package deals for The BPM Festival? (Transfers/tickets/accommodation) or do I have to book this all separately?

You can purchase festival passes, accommodation and transfers through our travel partner Festicker (link festicket.com/festivals/the-bpm-festival-portugal/2019/shop/)

I bought tickets from a “friend”/scalper/3rd party, how can I verify this pass will work?

Please do not buy tickets from 3rd parties as they do not guarantee entry into the event.

My tickets haven’t arrived?

If you don’t think your tickets will arrive in time, please contact your ticket provider directly.


If purchased through our website this will be Ticket Arena on support@ticketarena.co.uk

What’s included in my festival pass?

Your festival pass includes entry into all showcases and venues over the 4 days of The BPM Festival.

Are there group VIP packages available?

We do not offer group VIP packages, however, you can purchase VIP tickets via thebpmfestival-europe.com/tickets/

What’s included with my VIP ticket?

With VIP tickets you will gain access to two dedicated VIP areas at NOSOLOÁGUA & Blanco Beach Club

Can I change the name on the ticket?

Unfortunately, tickets are non-transferable and we are unable to process any name changes.

Can I give my festival pass to a friend?

No, this is strictly prohibited. The BPM Festival staff and security reserve the right to confiscate any festival pass which appears to be tampered with. The BPM Festival is not responsible for your festival pass or ticket is lost, damaged, or stolen.

I can no longer attend the festival can I claim a refund?

Unfortunately, all tickets are non-transferable and we are unable to offer any refunds for tickets no longer needed

Can I sell my ticket?

Unfortunately, all tickets are non-transferable and tickets bought from third parties will not be valid.

What else can I do while in The Algarve?

Historical cities and villages that you should visit:

Tavira, Loulé , Silves, Lagos, Sagres, Vila Real Santo António, Olhão, Cancela Velha

Water parks:

Slide & Splash – Lagoa

Aqualand – Alcantarilha

Aquashow – Quarteira

At Portimão:

Historical village – Alvor

Underwater tourism – Ocean Revival

Beaches: Praia da Rocha, Praia do Alvor, Praia do Vau

How hot will it get in the day and how cold will it get at night?

Temperatures in the Algarve in September can reach an average 27°C during the day and 18°C on average overnight.

CLICK HERE for the Algarve 10 Day Weather forecast information.

CLICK HERE to see what the “average” weather is like in the Algarve all year long.

What number do I call in an emergency?

Ambulance & Emergency Free Call: 112

Police: 112 (or +351 282417717 or +351 968078114)

Fire: 112

Public Security: 112

Red Cross: +351 282485

Tourist police: +351 282417717 or +351 968078114

Where is the nearest hospital?

The nearest hospital to the festival is Centro Hospitalar do Algarve – Portimão

Address: Sítio do Poço Seco – Portimão

Phone number: +351 282 450 300


Can I bring a bag?

Small backpacks and bags are allowed.

Can I bring a camera?

Non professional cameras are allowed, however no removable lenses, video cameras or professional recording equipment.

Can I bring my own food and drinks?

No outside food and beverages will be permitted into the event.

What items can I not bring?
    • NO Instruments
    • NO Knives / Weapons Etc.
    • NO Chains / Chain Wallets
    • NO Fireworks / Explosives
    • NO Drugs / Drug Paraphernalia
    • NO Tents
    • NO Chairs
    • NO Pets