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Skip the Line: Sugar Loaf Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: Sugar Loaf Admission Ticket
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A visit to Rio de Janeiro is not complete without a stop at Sugar Loaf Mountain. Pre-purchase your skip-the-line tickets and gain priority access to the first of the two Sugar Loaf cable cars. Marvel at breathtaking 360 degree views of Rio de Janeiro, and take in panoramic shots of surrounding beaches, mountains, and forests. Your skip-the-line ticket is valid for any time on the day selected and you can spend as much time as you want at the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain.

Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Barbecue Lunch and Christ The Redeemer by Train

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Appreciate Rio from the sea, its historical buildings and the forts that protected the Guanabara Bay. Sail to see the most beautiful landscape of Rio. It is the largest bay of the world in volume of water, it has several islands, as the Governor's island, Fundão and Snakes island. Then have a delicious lunch at a barbecue House, all you can eat. Then head to the famous Christ The Redeemer and apreciate great perspectives atop the Corcovado Mountain. From the Sea to the top of the mountain, see this marvelous city from different perspectives and enjoy this lovely tour. <span class='vSpecial'><p>
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Rio de Janeiro Galeão Airport (GIG) Taxi Service


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Official Rio de Janeiro Galeão Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Rio de Janeiro Galeão Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (BRL or Brazil Reais). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Drivers will also accept US Dollars.


  • The cost of a yellow Rio de Janeiro Airport taxi to Copacabana and most of the eastern suburbs (Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana), is closer to BRL 64 and the average travel time is 45 minutes, but can be up to 90 minutes during peak hours. The cost of a Radio Taxi, of which 3 companies have desks at the airport, is between BRL 80-90, however this is the fixed price and no tip is expected and the price will not change if there is heavy traffic etc. Radio Taxis use a much higher quality car and driver, vehicles will be modern, have air-conditioning, tinted windows etc, and the drivers are generally safer.



 
Rio de Janeiro Taxi Payment: Cash • Credit Cards
  • Always confirm with your Rio de Janeiro Galeão Airport taxi driver if they take credit or bank cards and if there are any card fees.


Drivers will also accept US Dollars.
Rio de Janeiro Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping recommended, Round up to next bill/large coin



Official Rio de Janeiro Galeão Airport Taxi Details

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A Rio de Janeiro Airport taxi rank is situated outside the GIG Rio de Janeiro Galeão International Airport, but metered fares vary considerably and the service provided by the Rio de Janeiro State Tourism Authority is considered more reliable.


Passengers should approach the Rio de Janeiro State Tourism Authority desk in the GIG Rio de Janeiro Galeão International Airport and purchase pre-paid Rio de Janeiro Airport taxi travel vouchers. Pick-ups are then made from outside the Arrivals area.


Rio Airport Transfer, is the only company that allows customers to book and pay online prior to arriving at the airport. The advantage of this is that Brazilian Reals are not always available outside of Brazil, although the currency is becoming easier to obtain, and international credit cards do not work in all money machines or credit card machines in Brazil.





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Caution should be taken when using common yellow taxis as the price charged can sometimes be higher than taking a radio taxi and drivers pretend not to, or genuinely don't, understand English when customers try to dispute the charge. They will also sometimes charge extra if the air-conditioning is on, if the radio is on, if they had to take a detour, etc.




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Last Updated: 13 Aug 2017