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1. Do you want to go on holiday to Brazil safely? Download the free e-book with 20 tips for a safe trip to Brazil.
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CHECKLIST

Useful list of things you should know, before travelling to Brazil.

SAVING TIP TRANSPORT

Travel within Brazil by bus. The excellent bus lines will take you day and night, cheap and comfortably to all corners of the country.

SAVING TIP AIRLINE TICKETS

Use the website Skyscanner for finding cheap airline tickets to Brazil and try to find the cheapest month.

SAVING TIP LUNCH

Have a hot lunch in the afternoon in a buffet style restaurant. These ‘a quilo restaurants’ allow you to make your own choice in what you eat and how much you eat. You pay the weight of your plate of food.