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Electronic visa program in Brazil for US, Japan, Canada and Australia visitors

Saturday, November 18th 2017 - 11:04 UTC
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Rio-Galeao connected to 29 international destinations and a daily average of 125 domestic flights, it is the main connection hub for foreign tourists Rio-Galeao connected to 29 international destinations and a daily average of 125 domestic flights, it is the main connection hub for foreign tourists

Visiting Brazil will soon become easier for international travelers under a new electronic visa program, starting on January 15. The entire visa process to tourists coming from the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan will be doable online, and concluded within an estimated 72 hours.

 The announcement, made on November 8 during a conference organized by the BTW Brazil DMC at the Consulate-General of Brazil in Los Angeles, came along with other initiatives aimed to attract more visitors to the country.

In July this year, LATAM Airlines started operating a non-stop flight from Orlando, Florida to the Rio-Galeão Tom Jobim International Airport. Both Rio and Orlando are major tourist destinations, and this was one of the few main routes between the US and Latin America without a non-stop service. The flights connecting these two destinations operate three times per week on Boeing 767 aircraft, each with a capacity for 221 passengers (with 30 seats in Premium Business and 191 seats in Economy).

Passengers from the U.S. arriving at Rio-Galeão Airport, will enjoy a new, world-class terminal, complete renovated for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The terminal attractions include free Wi-Fi and more than 150 shopping and dining choices. Connected to 29 international destinations and a daily average of 125 domestic flights, the airport is the main connection hub for foreign tourists to other destinations in the country or in South America, making easier to plan a trip that includes Rio and Foz do Iguassu, the Northeast and the Amazon, using Rio-Galeão to connect all flights.

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  • :o))

    “Electronic visa program”:

    Will THAT be before OR after the Coup?

    From the News Desk of The New Yorker: REF: “Open Talk of a Military Coup Unsettles Brazil”:
    https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/open-talk-of-a-military-coup-unsettles-brazil

    Nov 20th, 2017 - 09:52 am 0
  • DemonTree

    Sounds ominous. And why is the right wing so damn predictable, always hating on the same groups no matter which country you look at?

    Nov 20th, 2017 - 01:15 pm 0
  • :o))

    @DT

    REF: “Sounds ominous”: Of course it DOES! The article MAY have SOME element of truth if the existing Band of Crooks go on fooling around.

    REF: “why is the right wing so damn predictable, always hating on the same groups”: Good question - needs pondering but the immediate/obvious response is the opportunity to grab power, whenever the opposition shows clear signs of weakness & unpopularity - I suppose - no matter how wrongly. Power+Money makes a heady, addictive & thereby, a tempting combination. It's the Same - EVERYWHERE and NO country is immune to this cocktail.

    By the way; is this a fake news too or is it about those who SPREAD fake-news? REF:
    https://getpocket.com/a/read/1965186757

    Nov 20th, 2017 - 04:02 pm 0
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