Brazil international travel guide

Landscape view of Brazil

Brazil πŸ‡§πŸ‡·

Brazil is part of South America with main city at Brasilia. It's usually 🌀️ 25.64 °C in Brazil with a rainfall of 🌧 198.24 mm. Internet speed in Brazil is on average 4.1 Mbps. In Brazil you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 206M people. The main currency is Brazilian Real. The languages spoken are Portuguese. Automatic teller machines are everywhere in Brazil. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~25.64 Β°C Β  🌧 ~198.24 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 206M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

If you're an Australian traveller in Brazil, leave now – don’t delay. If you’re a longer-term Australian resident in Brazil, consider whether you have enough support and access to effective health services you and your family may need. If in doubt, we recommend you return to Australia while there are still commercial flight options. Brazil has extended the temporary closure of its air, land and sea borders, but is allowing short stay visits for certain activities, including to establish a residence in Brazil (see β€˜Travel’ and β€˜Covid-19’ for details). Follow the Australian Embassy in Brasilia's social media accounts for regular updates on flight options. Follow the advice of local authorities and register or update your details at https://covid19.dfat.gov.au. We now advise you: Do not travel to Brazil.

issued date: July 3, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Brazil uses 127/220V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type N.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Portuguese

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Brazil uses the Brazilian real (symbol: R$), code BRL.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 reals. Real is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 1 real and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 centavos.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are everywhere in Brazil. Pretty much anywhere you look there will be an ATM. Brazil has one of the highest ATM densities in the world.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Brazil is on average 4.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Brazil is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 86.83 BRL, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 7 telecoms: Algar Telecom, Claro, Nextel, Oi, Sercomtel, TIM or Vivo. Brazil uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Brazil upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Brazil, dial +, then 55 (the country code for Brazil), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Brazil, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 11 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Brazil you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 40-60 km/h (24-37 mph) in all built-up areas, 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) on undivided highways, 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on motorways and 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on expressways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

112, 113

Ambulance

118

Fire department

115

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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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