Saturday 30 July 2016

Buying Duty Free on arrival in Brazil helpful facts

For those travelling to Brazil for the Olympics, these are some helpful facts if you are thinking of shopping en route.

IguaƧu Falls Border Brazil-Argentina-Paraguay

  • All major Brazilian gateway airports have arrivals duty free shopping facilities in the baggage area.
  • The duty free cigarette allowance into Brazil is 200 or 10 packs of 20.
  • You are allowed to buy up to 12 litre bottles of spirits on arrival as part of your enhanced duty free allowance.
  • The import of watches, mobile phones and computers is restricted.
  • Food products cannot generally be imported into Brazil.
  • You can go online and find the prices and products at the duty free pre-order websites for Brazilian airport stores.
  • All prices in Brazilian airport duty free shops are based on US$ Dollars, not local currencies.
  • You can pay in other currencies, but the exchange rate is US Dollar based.
  • If you are travelling on to other countries by road from Brazil, there are many Duty Free border stores located in Argentina, Uruguay or Paraguay.

Shopping for booze at the border with Brazil

For any other information, just check before you fly at our site duty free on arrival.

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