PlaneJourney finds and compares airfares to Brazil from 1093 airlines from around the world. You can’t buy airline tickets on our site, but you can find the lowest prices and special offers with no extra fees or surcharges. Find the cheapest tickets to Brazil with PlaneJourney. Brazil has a population of approximately 213 million people.
Major cities and airports in Brazil
- São Paulo – São Paulo–Congonhas Airport
- Rio de Janeiro – Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport
- Brasília – Brasília International Airport
- Belo Horizonte – Tancredo Neves International Airport
- Salvador – Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport
- Recife – Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport
- Fortaleza – Pinto Martins International Airport
- Curitiba – Afonso Pena International Airport
- Manaus – Eduardo Gomes International Airport
- Porto Alegre – Salgado Filho International Airport
Time and Communication
Brazil has four time zones: UTC-2, UTC-3, UTC-4, and UTC-5. Brazil observes daylight saving time from October to February. The mobile operator market is competitive and offers good quality of service, with 4G coverage widely available in most cities. However, in more rural areas, coverage may be limited.
Money and Shopping
The local currency is the Brazilian Real (BRL), and the current exchange rate to the US dollar is approximately 5.3 BRL per USD. Many establishments in Brazil accept payment in US dollars, but the exchange rate may not be as favorable. Payment by bank cards is common, and Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted. American Express and Discover may not be accepted at all establishments. Currency exchange offices usually operate from Monday to Friday during business hours.
In Brazil, travelers can use various forms of transportation such as taxis, buses, and rideshare services. The country has an extensive bus network, with long-distance buses being a popular option for traveling between cities. Major cities also have a metro system, and taxis and rideshare services are widely available in urban areas.
- Rio de Janeiro – Visit Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, and the Copacabana and Ipanema beaches.
- São Paulo – Explore the São Paulo Museum of Art, Ibirapuera Park, and the historic district of Liberdade.
- Salvador – Experience the Afro-Brazilian culture at Pelourinho, a historic district known for its colorful buildings, music, and dance.
- Fernando de Noronha – Visit this archipelago of 21 islands off the coast of Brazil, known for its beautiful beaches and marine life.
- Amazon Rainforest – Take a tour of the world’s largest rainforest, home to a diverse array of flora and fauna.