With beaches, mountains, jungles and huge cities, there’s more to Brazil than football...
Brazil has a varied and magnificent landscape that includes mountains, deserts, jungles and famous beaches such as Copacabana.
Using a hire car means that it is easy to explore South America's largest country. Car hire in Brazil is available from any of its airports, including Rio de Janeiro, or Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG), Brasilia (BSB), Sao Paulo (Guarulhos International Airport - GRU), Belo Horizonte (CNF), Natal (NAT), Fortaleza (FOR), Macapa (MCP), Recife (REC), Salvador (SSA) and Tabatinga (TBT).
Brazil is an equatorial country, whose weather varies from tropical to temperate. It contains deserts such as Lencois Maranhenses, as well as thousands of miles of beaches. The coastline of Brazil is rugged and beautiful and has almost 400 tropical islands dotted along it. Rio de Janeiro is home to legendary beaches such as Copacabana and Ipanema. As well as quiet, laid-back beaches, there are also ones where you can enjoy beach volleyball, water sports and fishing.
Rio is the second-largest city in Brazil and is also known as “cidade maravilhosa” or “marvellous city”. It’s home to the largest carnival in the world and the sound of samba can be heard throughout the city. Samba has its roots in Rio and remains one of the most popular cultural expressions for Brazilians.
Pre-book your car Brazil car hire through TravelSupermarket to get the best possible deal – it will leave you with more money to spend on Brazilian beef and beer. You can collect your vehicle at a range of locations across Brazil, from the airports to downtown pick up.
Pack a sense of adventure when you head for Brazil. This wonderfully diverse country has something for everyone...
Brazil loves its sport. Football is the most popular game in Brazil, as the 2014 FIFA World Cup showed. Visitors can experience adrenaline sports such as rappelling down Iguassu Falls or bungee jumping from the AltaVila Tower in Belo Horizonte. For those who prefer more relaxing holidays, Brazil also has many luxury spas.
Overlooking Rio is Sugarloaf Mountain, which can be reached by cable car or, for the more adventurous, by rock climbing. There are many other mountains across the Brazilian landscape, including Flag Peak (Pico de Bandeira) near Minas Gerais and Pico de Monte Negro. Anyone visiting Rio should also take the opportunity to visit the Statue of Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor), which is on the peak of Corcovado Mountain. This also offers unrivalled views across the city. For car hire, Rio de Janeiro has several convenient pick-up locations.
Containing one in 10 of the world's known animal species, the majority of the Amazon rainforest is in Brazil. Brazil car hire allows visitors the opportunity to travel to the rainforest and take part in tours to experience this natural wonder. Car hire also ensures that travellers can easily move around this large country while enjoying its rich heritage and culture.