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What is Brazil like?

Brazil is the world's 5th largest country (Australia is 6th), so naturally it has plenty to see and do. From the humongous Amazon rainforest to its huge coastline and the impressive Iguazu Falls, the natural side of things is awe-inspiring.

Brazil's cities are also the base for many memorable experiences, with Rio de Janeiro's Carnival being one of the world's most popular events.

Which airlines fly to Brazil?

The quickest flights from New Zealand to Brazil have a layover in Santiago, Chile. It's possible to fly the whole way with LATAM, but these flights are often combined with another airline like Qantas or Qatar Airways.

How long is the flight to Brazil?

Rio de Janeiro Galeão International Airport

Auckland to Rio de Janeiro

20 hours (1 stop)

Christchurch to Rio de Janeiro

24 hours 20 minutes (2 stops)

Queenstown to Rio de Janeiro

27 hours 25 minutes (2 stops)

Wellington to Rio de Janeiro

22 hours 35 minutes (2 stops)

Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Airport

Auckland to Sao Paulo

17 hours 25 minutes (1 stop)

Christchurch to Sao Paulo

20 hours 45 minutes (2 stops)

Queenstown to Sao Paulo

20 hours 40 minutes (2 stops)

Wellington to Sao Paulo

20 hours (2 stops)

What is the best time to visit Brazil?

Brazil is a huge country, with varying climates. Across the nation, the warmest months are in November to February. In coastal areas like Rio, this is also the wettest time.

If you're travelling to the Amazon, you'll see different wildlife at different times of the year. January to June has more rainfall, which means higher rivers and better swimming opportunities, but also more mosquitoes. July to December has less rain and better access to trails.

Do I need a visa for Brazil?

No. New Zealand citizens can visit Brazil for up to 90 days without a visa.

How expensive is Brazil?

On the whole, Brazil is cheaper than New Zealand. A meal out in a big city will be around $12, while a local beer will cost $4 and a takeaway coffee only $3.

The Brazilian currency is the real.

Useful tips about Brazil

The government's Safe Travel website has information about travel warnings and crime rates for Brazil.

Unlike many of its neighbouring countries, the official language of Brazil is Portuguese.

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Please note: all information is correct as of November, 2017.

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