Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Brazil are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Brazil read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Brazil.
Most rain falls from December to March and the best time to see animals is during the dry season from April/ May to October. Temperatures rarely drop below 20°C, even in the dead of winter from June to July.
UK passport holders do not require a visa to enter Brazil. However, passports must be valid for at least 6 months and a return ticket and proof of sufficient funds may be requested on arrival.
The official currency of Brazil is the Brazilian Real.
The giant anteater, several varieties of sloths and armadillos, coati, giant river otter, tapir, peccaries, marsh deer, Pampas deer, and capybara (the world's largest existing rodent).
Hearty black bean and mixed meat stew that is often called the national dish of Brazil. This is another of those big, hearty, meat-and-bean stews that seem to be the national dish of one country or another. In this case, the country is Brazil and the stew is feijoada.
Languages. More than 150 languages and dialects are spoken by the Indigenous peoples in Brazil today. They are part of the near 7,000 languages spoken today in the world (SIL International, 2009). Before the arrival of the Portuguese, however, only in Brazil that number was probably close to 1,000.
The currency in Brazil is the Brazilian Real. Some restaurants add a 10% service charge onto the check. If there's no service charge, you can leave as much as you want, but 15% is a good amount.
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What is the time difference in Brazil?
The time difference is -3 hours
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Best Brazil guidebook?
Stay informed before during and after your trip to Brazil with this Brazil Guidebook .