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    Learn how to get from the airport to your hotel, how to get the best cash rates, plus tips on travel insurance, visas, finding the best accommodation, and why you shouldn't give purple gifts in Brazil.

Brazil guides

  • Travel checklist

    A traveller's checklist before visiting Brazil. Includes advice on visas, vaccinations, insurance, money, SIM cards and what to pack.
  • How to apply for a visa

    How to apply for a tourist visa to visit Brazil, passport requirements and what to expect at the airport.
  • Currency and travel insurance

    The best way to carry Brazil currency and how to get the best value Brazilian real, plus travel insurance tips.
  • Laws and culture: Brazil

    Brazil laws, driving in Brazil, and culture for travellers – the things to remember that are different from Australia.
  • Travel scams: Brazil

    Common scams to watch out for when travelling to Brazil.
  • Transport and accommodation: Brazil

    Flights to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, airport guides, accommodation and travelling around Brazil.
  • Health and safety: Brazil

    Is Brazil a safe travel destination? Find out with our guide to the Zika virus, vaccinations, hospitals, emergency contacts and safety tips.

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