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Questions about travelling through the country of Brazil, the large Portuguese-speaking country in South America.

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Transportation to/from airport in São Paulo

I will be traveling to São Paulo soon with my eleven year old, and am curious to know what the recommended way to get to/from the airport (São Paulo-Guarulhos International, GRU to Expo Center Norte). ...
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Which border control will meet boat to Uruguay River first

I want to ask a question about the theoretical boat. Conditions: Boat is coming from neutral waters Boat does not want to land on Argentina or Uruguay territory purposly Boat wants to cross Uruguay ...
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Can I transit in São Paulo having separate flight ticket

I am a holder of Djibouti passport and currently live in Qatar. I am planing to visit Ecuador, and I want to make this trip booking two different flight tickets: first, a flight from Doha to São ...
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Digital Nomad Visa for Brazil (12 months) [closed]

Has anyone successfully received the Digital Nomad Visa for Brazil? How was the process? I'm especially interested to know about whether translations of documents are required and if they should be ...
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Question about visa free (tourist visa) extension in Brazil

For reference, I'm from the US and given 90 days on the visa free travel in Brazil with the option to extend. I couldn't think how to phrase this succinctly in the title but my question is: If I leave ...
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Are visa exempt travellers to the Brazil allowed to stay for the full 90 day period even if their passport stamp shows a lesser period?

I had entered Brazil in 2020. I had initially planned to stay for 33 days and I had told the same to the immigration official. My visa-free stamp had the number "33" written by hand on the ...
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Is Portugal open to travel from Brazil and vice versa, by plane? Covid problems?

Is Portugal open to travel from Brazil by plane?
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Can Brazil residence permit holder enter Schengen area without visa? [duplicate]

Citizens of Brazil can enter the area visa free (90 days within a 180-day period). But not sure about residents of Brazil. If you don't know the answer, you can reply for Argentina or Mexico since I ...
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When driving from Paraguay to Brazil via Ciudad del Este, with the intent to drive back to Paraguay, does one need to get a stamp at the border?

When driving from Paraguay to Brazil via Ciudad del Este (Puente Internacional de la Amistad aka Friendship Bridge), with the intent to drive back to Paraguay (without going to another country before ...
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Paying a Brazil visa overstay fine upon reentry without paperwork

Last year I overstayed my visa in Brazil by one day and received a fine of R$100 upon departure. I was subsequently robbed and lost the paperwork related to my fine, but at the time I was told that I ...
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Can we round-trip travel to Brazil from the USA with our 5-month-old daughter using just her birth certificate?

My wife (Brazilian citizen, US permanent resident) and I (US citizen) will be traveling to Brazil by plane with our 5-month old daughter (US citizen). Our daughter may not have a passport by the time ...
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Identify a city by the mountains and water body (probably Rio de Janeiro)

Does this image (a Windows 10 wallpaper probably): truly depict Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and surroundings of Sugarloaf Mountain? Google Image Search has identified this picture as: Monumento Natural ...
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What will I need to do to make a international-to-domestic connection at GRU?

My wife and I are flying BOS–GRU–GIG soon. Our tickets were purchased as a single itinerary from LATAM. As we do not speak very much Portuguese, it would help us to know what to expect as we make ...
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Is it worth it to fly from Viracopos International Airport from São Paulo [closed]

I'm weighing my options with internal flights in Brazil, and I see cheap prices for trips coming out of Viracopos International Airport, which is more than an hour drive away from São Paulo, the price ...
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Can I transit through GRU (São Paulo) airport without visa, if have single ticket with no check-in baggage?

I am traveling from Addis Ababa to Paramaribo (Suriname) next month. I booked ticket from kiwi.com from Addis Ababa to Suriname (Single booking number) with Turkish airlines from Addis Ababa to São ...
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Can Nigeria passport holder transit Brazil from South Africa without visa?

Please do Nigeria passport holder transiting south Africa to Brazil to connect flight to Kingston need visa?
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Can I use an RNE to travel to Brazil, or do I need a visa? [duplicate]

I'm Brazilian, and my wife is Chinese; we just got married in China a few days ago. The problem is, her visa expired just as we got to China for the wedding, and we don't have time to apply for a new ...
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Where can I see bioluminescence around Rio de Janeiro?

I'll be visiting Paraty soon and saw some reports online of bioluminescence. Wikivoyage mentions nothing of it and the reports are somewhat vague, but suggest a "Ponta Grossa" location, which ...
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how to calculate the real time spent on road travelling by car

On my Brazil road trip, I'm wondering about a certain section: Belem to Bequimão, in January 2020 this stretch is 581km long and takes 10h39min, see google map directions that would meet my needs,...
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Itaipu Dam - can you see the lighting show right after the catamaran tour?

I want to go on the Kattamaram Sunset tour at the Itaipu Dam on Friday, then see the lighting show. It's not clear if you can do these in the same evening: the catamaran tour starts at 5pm and lasts ...
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What's the best way to travel from Sao Paulo to Tiradentes?

What's the best (in my context: cheapest, by using public transport) way to travel from Sao Paulo to Tiradentes (Minas Gerais, Brazil)? Tiradentes is a historical place, quite a small one, but it has ...
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Passenger flew to Brazil and was refused entry during The Olympics in Rio 2016

I'm a ticket sales agent in Uzbekistan. I issued an airticket for a Uzbekistani passenger flying from Tashkent to Rio de Janeiro and back during Olympic games 2016. Immigration services in Rio ...
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How long must a US passport be valid when visiting Brazil?

I am planning to visit friends in Brazil in March 2020. My US passport expires in May 2020. From what I can gather online, Brazil requires passports to be valid for six months after arrival if you ...
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Is it possible to travel from Brazil to Peru or Colombia, by bus, without entering Bolivia?

I want to arrive in Peru or Colombia from Brazil, by bus. I am wondering if there is an easy & safe way to arrive by bus in Peru, without entering Bolivia? If not, is it possible to go to ...
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Can a dual citizen enter Brazil with an expired Brazilian passport?

I have dual citizenship, American and Brazilian. Can I travel to Brazil with an expired Brazilian passport, and return to the US with my American passport?
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CPF in Brazil and purchases made online

This doesn't necessarily involve travel, but does in a way and is similar enough to other questions I thought I'd give it a try. My best friend is trying to buy something through an online retailer, ...
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Multi-currency prepaid card for Brazilian residents

I'm Brazilian resident and I'm looking for a bank account (with IBAN and international card) or a prepaid multi-currency which I can deposit sending money online using platforms such as TransferWise. ...
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Can visa-free stay in Brazil be extended to 180 days?

I’m confused about my stay in Brazil. I have a Romanian passport (part of the European Union), and I don’t need a visa if I want to stay in Brazil up to 90 days. I understood that the 90 days are ...
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Is there any restriction in entering the South American countries multiple times in one year?

As an EU citizen I can travel to Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina without a visa, just by using my passport. Currently I am in Brazil and would like to go to Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay and ...
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As foreigner, can I get my Bolivian visa in Brazil?

I am looking to apply for the Bolivian visa in Brazil, as a foreigner, but I have no idea what the process is like, how long it is and where I can find information about it... In my country (Romania),...
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TAP Portugal LHR to BSB forced shorter return date and had to pay for new return

i purchased a return plane ticket from TAP Portugal to fly from London Heathrow to BSB Brasilia ( Brasil). I planned to stay for 120 days. At check-in I was told that I could only stay in Brasil for a ...
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I am Aussie who lives and work in the UK I am travelling to Brazil but I have no visa, what are my best options? [closed]

I am Aussie who lives and work in the UK I am travelling to Brazil but I have no visa, what are my best options?
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Visiting Iguazu on 3 Sides

There is already a question about seeing two sides of Iguazu but what about all three? What is the minimal number of border crossings required to visit all 3 sides of Iguazu? Would a cycle Brazil->...
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Applying for visa outside country of origin

I am a Colombian citizen with a Colombian passport and a US tourist visa. I will be in the USA for a couple weeks and then travel straight from there to Brasil, and then straight from Brasil to ...
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What is the fee on bringing a computer from a country to another?

im planning go on a trip to USA from Brazil in june, i have the intention to buy eletronics while there to bring back to Brazil, a videocard, motherboard and such, what i must do? there is a fee of ...
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Travel to Brazil and Russia with US asylee travel document

I have Belarus citizenship but don't have a valid Belarus passport. Instead, I have US asylee travel document which indicates my Belarus citizenship. Belarus citizens don't need a visa to go to Brazil ...
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Are T2 and T3 different building at the Sao Paolo GRU Airport

I will be traveling back from Montevideo to Amsterdam with a transit via Sao Paolo Airport. I have a single ticket (booking) I found a previous thread which state that 1.30 Hours at the Sao Paolo ...
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Is a Brazilian RNE accepted by airlines or is a visa required?

I am married to a Brazilian citizen and I was recently given an RNE (Registro Nacional de Estrangeiro or National Alien Registration card). Last year, I visited Brazil with a tourist visa and this ...
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Traveling to Brazil & Argentina, passport expires in less than 3 months, will I have a problem entering?

I have a flight to Brazil in 2 days and (due to personal negligence) I just realized my passport expires in less than 3 months. My passport is Bulgarian. I don't need a visa for Brazil (up to 90 days)...
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Leaving USA to go to Brazil. Also have Irish Passport which doesn't need a visa for Brazil [duplicate]

Airline ticket was booked with USA Passport. Brazil requires Visa for USA Citizens. I have an Irish Passport. Irish Citizens do not need Visas to visit Brazil. How does USA Airline handle that? Do I ...
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How long can I travel for with 30k? [closed]

I am a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu lover. I have travelled to a couple of places in Europe to train this year during my holidays from work and have really enjoyed the experience. Anyway, I would like to ...
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Traveling from Colombia to Brazil - do I need yellow fever vaccination?

So I’m in kind of a difficult situation. I just realised that I might need proof of having had the yellow fever vaccination to get into Brazil. I’m leaving to Brazil in 4 days and I am planning on ...
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How to look for a photography "fixer" in Brazil?

I'm a non-professional photographer looking to visit Rio and possibly Sao Paulo, I'm interested in shooting the life in the favellas but understand that it is a rather risky proposition in terms of ...
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What countries does a Calafia Airlines flight from Mexico to Brazil pass through?

The cheapest flights from Mexico to Brazil are with Calafia Airlines. However, I can't understand what countries it flies through. From Mexico to Brazil directly? Or via the USA? In Wikipedia, CSL ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Brazil?

I am an Indian passport holder studying in Guyana, South America. I am going back to India for vacation on August 28, 2018 for 3 months. I am transiting in Panama and Brazil. From Guyana to Panama is ...
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Flying with GOL airlines without a CPF

When trying to make an online check-in for a GOL flight (Rio de Janeiro GIG to Foz de Iguaçu), I cannot make it through passenger identification because I do not have a CPF number. I have two concerns:...
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Travel to Brazil

I have decided to visit my country of birth and booked airline tickets to Brazil using my current German passport. Today a friend pointed out I will need to get a Brazilian passport as I was born ...
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Two passports, one reported "lost". Can I still travel on it? [closed]

Last year I lost my EU passport but later found it. So right now I have two passports in the same name from the same issuing country, just with different passport numbers. I was wondering if I could ...
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Do I have to collect my checked luggage when transiting through Sao Paulo?

Im looking to fly from Newark to Brazil on United airlines and then Brazil to Argentina on an Brazilian airline called Gol. Im worried that I may have to collect my bags in Brazil and then check them ...
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What documents does my Brazilian girlfriend need when visiting Germany via Madrid?

My Brazilian girlfriend will be visiting me in Germany during the whole of July, she will be staying at my apartment the whole time. She will be flying through Madrid, and therefore entering the ...