São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are the main gateways to
Brazil. Flight time is eight hours from Miami to São Paulo
or Rio de Janeiro, ten hours from New York, just over nine hours
from Atlanta, thirteen from Los Angeles and sixteen from San
From the US: Flights by American Airlines, Continental, Delta, United and the Brazilian flag carriers Varig and Tam link the US with Brazil.
Depending on the city, flight time from Europe to São
Paulo or Rio de Janeiro is just over 12 hours
Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Tam, Tap and Varig all offer scheduled services
between Europe and Brazil. This means that travellers have a
daily choice of airlines linking the two continents. From the UK,
the most direct flights to Brazil are those operated by British Airways and Varig. Both offer daily services
to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from London Heathrow.
Considering the size of the country, the best way to travel
throughout Brazil is by air. Flying domestically can be quite
expensive. However BRAZIL SURF TRAVEL can get foreign visitors
cheaper airfares when booked in advance. Keep in mind that you'll
arrive in Brazil either in Rio de Janeiro
or São Paulo airports, after this you have to fly to Florianópolis
and we can prepare your internal flight to avoid you to
lose your time. Just let us know your flight number, airline,
date and time of your arrival in Brazil and we'll get you a flight
to Florianopolis for as soon as you arrive. If you need further
information about internal flights click
here and ask us.
A round trip ticket São Paulo - Florianopolis -
São Paulo costs about US$ 200.
A round trip ticket Rio de Janeiro - Florianopolis - Rio de Janeiro starts at
US $ 250
Flight time :
São Paulo to Florianópolis - 1 hour
Rio de Janeiro to Florianopolis - 2:30 h
Porto Alegre to Florianopolis - 50 minutes
Well, indeed I had a great time in Santa Catarina and I really enjoyed my time there..! Mauricio has been extremely helpful and helped me arrange all expected and unexpected details, from car rentals to ...clubbing in Sao Tome (..thanks Mauricio!)
Well what can I say, Barra do lagoa was a beautiful place and the whole island of Santa Catarina! The people are great and I have hardly been to a friendlier place..!I got really stuck and I'm definetely coming back sometime soon...till then I send you some photos as you requested..!
all the best and see you soon!
Nikos - Greece