The 2014 FIFA World Cup is coming and hundreds of thousands of visitors will be descending on Brazil to watch the world famous soccer match. If you’re planning on attending this game there are a few things you should know before traveling to Brazil. You’ll want to brush of on the local food, laws, places to stay, customs and much more. Here is a guide of important things you should consider before setting out for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Make sure you have you have a passport of visa that qualifies you to enter the country of Brazil. This could vary from country to country so make sure you look up the regulations for your individual area.
For many people traveling to the FIFA World Cup will put them in a new place with a different culture. It’s important to be aware of ways to keep yourself safe on this trip. Here are some of the best safety tips you need to know:
- Don’t Scream- If you happen to get in a bad situation and are either robbed or mugged don’t scream. This could aggravate your attackers and you could end up seriously hurt or worse, killed.
- Do Not Show Off Valuables- If you have anything worth a lot of money it is advised to keep these items locked up in your hotel room or the hotel’s safe to prevent theft. Jewelry, technology, and phones are better locked up tight.
- Stay on Your Guard- At night stay on your guard for potential burglars, pick pockets, and muggers. Be sure that when traveling from place to place you are not being followed.
- Leave Your Phone at Home(Your Hotel)- One of the most notorious items being swiped by thieves is cell phones. To keep yours protected don’t bring it with you.
- Protection-If you can purchase pepper spray when you arrive in Brazil. This will keep you safe if caught in a bad situation.
When choosing to travel by bus or Brazilian airways be aware that they will often only accept Brazilian credit cards so it is wise to have the proper amount of money in hand to purchase your ticket or pass.
The food available in Costa do Sauipe is vast and incredible, however be wary of drinking the water while on your trip. The water could subject you to bacteria that your body is not used to. This bacteria could land you a virus that will keep you too sick to be able to attend the main event.
If you are arriving early or are staying after the World Cup you may be interested in the other recreation the area has to offer. You can enjoy many activities such as bird watching, whale watching, bike tours, or canoeing. Talk to your hotel to see what is offered.
Use all of these tips to make sure you have the best experience possible while visiting Costa do Sauipe, Brazil. Stay safe!
2014 World Cup Safety Tips- International Business Tips
Costa do Sauipe Travel Guide- Brazil Bookers
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