If you require a visa, it can be obtained by application to the Brazilian Embassy or Consulate having jurisdiction for your specific area of residence.Once issued, a visa must be used to enter Brazil within 90 days of its issue date.To travel during HIGH SEASON, you may need DOUBLE the number of miles that travel during LOW SEASON would require.
Remember, Brazil is slightly larger than the continental United States and the costs of lodging, food and transportation can vary widely depending upon the city, the area, the time of year (high or low season) as well as other factors. Depending upon where your Brazilian travel plans take you, it is possible to travel for less.
Sometimes and for some specific things, larger cities can sometimes be less expensive than small towns while, at the same timefor other thingssmaller towns can be a bargain. Many of the printed Brazilian travel guides such as those published by Lonely Planet, Fodor's, Frommer's, Michelin, etc., and many online travel resources, often provide information, descriptions and prices for specific hotels and restaurants throughout Brazil.
There are also official Brazilian government Tourism offices locations in the US and UK that can be contacted for information: Brazil maintains a reciprocal visa policy whereby a visa is required by any citizen of any country requiring Brazilian citizens to obtain a visa. S., Canadian and Australian citizens REQUIRE a visa .
You should check with the Brazilian Embassy or Consulate having jurisdiction for your specific area of residence for the very latest visa information.
This information can provide invaluable when budgeting your own trip.
The major Brazilian airline with international flights to Brazil is TAM.
These resources can provide invaluable information when planning your trip.
Additionally, many cities, states and areas in Brazil have English web sites packed with information and resources.
It doesn't matter if you are drawn by the allures of Rio de Janeiro or simply want to kick back and enjoy the delights of a freshly made caipirinha and do nothing.
Brazil is a big country and there are places, people and things that will be of interest to even the most jaded traveler.
Knowing as much as you can about the particular area you plan to visit in Brazil before you get there will make your entire trip more rewarding and enjoyable.