Cheap Car Hire in Brazil
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Useful Driving Information for Car Hire in Brazil
- Driving Side: Right
- Max speed: Main highways: 120 Km/h (74 mph);Urban roads: 60 Km/h (40 mph)
- Tolls: Many intercity roads in Brazil have toll roads. Once drivers arrive at the tolls they queue and pay and continue driving along the Brazil toll routes.
- Driver requirements: Drivers must be 21 years old in order to hire a car and be in possession of an international drivers license and must have been driving for at least 2 years.Drivers are permitted to wear seatbelts at all times and cannot use cell phones whilst driving.
- Safety: Although state roads are generally in pristine condition, inter -city roads are generally in poorer conditions and have potholes and signs are not always clear to spot. Be aware of steep hills and the troughs which are designed for heavy rains. Speed bumps are also designed in a way that can cause damage to a car's lower bodywork. Parking in roads is not considered safe as petty crime and car break-ins are common. Avoid parking in roads and opt to park in designated parking lots.
Brazil is a large country that offers tourists a vast array of activities. Its pristine beaches, world famous forest (the Amazon) and party culture is what makes a visit to Brazil an absolute must.
Take a stroll along Ipanema and Copacabana beaches in Rio De Janeiro and admire the magnificent view of Rio from the Christ Redeemer statue.
Experience the cultural diversity and energy of Sao Paulo. The iconic Amazon rain forest is one of the most famous worldwide natural landmarks and it is worth your while to visit the Iguazu Falls.