Car rental in Brazil

Tips for driving your rental car in Brazil

If you're travelling to Brazil, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Brazil is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Brasília counts 2648532 inhabitants. In Brasília hosts 1.3% of the entire country's population, which counts over 201010000 inhabitants. In Brazil the language spoken most widespread is Portuguese but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Brazil is GMT-05:00 to -02:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Brazil is C / N and the electric voltage is 127 V / 220 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Brazil is +55, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Brazil

With a fuel cost in Brazil averaging at 1.39 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Brazil shares its land borders with Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, France, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 1751868, 11000 of which motorways, which ranks Brazil as the 4th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Brazil there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Brazilian real (BRL). Speed limits in town are 40-60 km/h and on motorways they are 80-120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Brazil, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Brazil

Brazil boasts twenty UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Historic Town of Ouro Preto (cultural) and Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda (cultural).

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