The Capital: Brasilia
Direct Flying Time: Sao Paolo is approx 11 1/2 hours from UK
Passports: Minimum 6 months validity from departure
Time Difference: GMT -3 to-5 hours depending on region
Airport Departure Tax: Included in cost of air tickets
Currency: Brazilian Real
Main Language: Portuguese
Water: Bottled water is recommended.
Electricity: 220V AC 60 Hz
International Dialing: +55
Driving: Right hand side of road. International Driving Permit is required.
Clothing: Warmer clothes for south and during winter season. Rainwear advisable
Visas: Not required for British passport holders
Vaccinations: Please consult your G.P. Hepatitis A, polio, tetanus & typhoid is recommended.
Tax & Tipping: Customary 10% gratuity