Frommer's Brazil (2008) (Frommer's Complete) by Shawn Blore, Alexandra de Vries

By Shawn Blore, Alexandra de Vries

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You will find them everywhere in Brazil, even in the smallest towns. The only trick is finding one that works with your card. ATMs are linked to a network that most likely includes your bank at home. ; call or check online for ATM locations at your destination. You need to have a four-digit PIN to be able to access ATMs in Brazil. For most ATMs the limit is R$1,000 (US$500/£267) but depending on the machine these amounts may be lower. The vast majority of travelers find they are able to use the HSBC and Banco do Brasil ATMs bearing a PLUS/Visa and Cirrus/MasterCard logo.

Br). This airline has modeled itself after American discount carriers like Southwest Airlines—quick bookings online and no-frills flights between popular destinations such as Rio, São Paulo, Salvador, Recife, Fortaleza, Manaus, Belém, Campo Grande, and Brasilia. Tickets can be purchased at the airport or on the Internet. The company flies brandnew Boeing 737s and provides friendly and efficient service. BY BUS Bus travel in Brazil is comfortable, efficient, and affordable. The only problem is, it’s a long way from anywhere to anywhere else.

It’s unfortunately common in Rio de Janeiro. It’s characterized by sudden onset high fever, severe headaches, joint and muscle pain, nausea/vomiting, and rash. ) Proper diagnosis requires a blood test. The illness may last up to 10 days, but complete recovery can take 2 to 4 weeks. Dengue is rarely fatal. H E A LT H & S A F E T Y The risk for dengue fever is highest during periods of heat and rain, where stagnant pools of water allow mosquitoes to breed. Though it strikes most often in poorer communities, the disease has infiltrated Rio’s more affluent neighborhoods.

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