Brazil, you don’t need a visa from the DR and these are the activities you can do there

Can you imagine drinking a delicious caipirinha while watching the colorful and popular carnival in Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo? For 2022, Brazil is preparing the “biggest carnival of all time” and if you are Dominican you have the opportunity to know this and other attractions of this South American country, where you can go without a visa.

Since last Thursday, Dominicans have fewer obstacles to visit the fifth largest country in the world, after both countries signed an agreement for nationals with ordinary passports to travel to Brazil without a visa.

Brazil awaits Dominicans with its diverse folklore and culture, delicious and varied cuisine, as well as dozens of natural destinations ranging from deserts, rainforests and swamps, to vast white sand beaches, volcanoes, high mountains and the largest rivers in the world.

If you are one of those who want to take advantage of the opportunity, learn how to go and what else this country has to offer.

Visa-free travel

The agreement signed between the Dominican Republic and Brazil explains that Dominicans may enter, leave, transit and stay, for tourism or business purposes, for a period of up to 60 days, renewable for the same period, “so that the total period of stay does not exceed 120 days in each 12-month period, counted from the first entry into the territory of both countries”.

How to get to Brazil?

More than seven hours of flight and 4,173 kilometers later, you will find Brazil, in South America. To get there you have to fly over Venezuela, Colombia and Peru.

Flights from the Dominican Republic for the next few months range from RD $50,000 to RD $98,500 (round trip, with stopover).

In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, to enter the country you need to present a negative PCR test that has been performed less than 72 hours before the flight. Children under 2 years of age are exempt from the test, as well as children under 12 years of age traveling accompanied by parents or guardians, however, the accompanying person must present a negative RT-PCR test result.

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