Getting there & away
Proof of yellow fever vaccination is only required if you are coming from an infected area.
Most international flights land on Sal, though Praia is seeing an increasing amount of international activity.
TACV has flights three to four times weekly from Lisbon, and once or twice per week from Boston, Amsterdam, Basel, Fortaleza, Madrid, Munich and Paris. TAP Air Portugal has daily flights from Lisbon. South African Airways flies to Sal from New York and Atlanta, Johannesburg, and Buenos Aires,
From West Africa, TACV flies between Praia and Dakar (Senegal) three to four times weekly. Air Sénégal International has three flights weekly to/from Dakar, with connections to most major West African cities.
Airlines servicing Cape Verde include the following:
TACV (VR; 2-608200; www.tacv.cv; Av Amilcar Cabral, Praia, Santiago) Hub: Praia.