The main language spoken in the area is Spanish and Portuguese.
The local currency in Spain and Portugal is the Euro (€).
To dial internationally from Spain or Portugal, dial: 00 + area code + telephone number. Hotel receptionists will help you make calls.
When calling Switzerland, you must dial the country code of 34. When calling Portugal, you must dial the country code of 351.
Tri-band cell phones will work in most areas. You may also want to consider renting one or getting a global cell phone.
Spain and Portugal use 220 volt current with a European plug.