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How to Stay Safe During your Rio de Janeiro Holiday?

Wondering about when to book your cheap tickets on flights to Rio de Janeiro for? The best season for vacationing in Rio de Janeiro is usually the carnival time, which generally takes place in the month of February. Though the city is a year round holiday destination and people all over the globe book their cheap tickets to Rio de Janeiro as and when they fancy, but if you are specially planning your trip around the Carnival, then book your cheap airline flights and hotel rooms now, because it is impossible to even hope for a last minute cancellation during then.

When holidaying here during the carnival, make sure you stay back for a few days after it culminates, as for the duration of those four carnival days, almost every place of interest and museum is closed. January till March is also when the city faces full brunt of the summer heat so pack your bags accordingly! If you are looking for cooler temperatures, then May to October is when Brazil is as its coolest.

If a large part of your holiday in Rio de Janeiro is going to be spent at the beach, then you will do well to stock up on sunscreen lotion, hats, shades etc. Once at the beach, you can also buy beach umbrellas to keep the sun away from scorching you. As a safety precaution, do not carry valuables, cash or passport to the beaches and if traveling alone, venture out at night only if you have a companion or two along with you. Avoid getting unnecessarily involved with group of young affable people as they might just be more interested in snatching way your belongings.

When it comes to crime, Rio de Janeiro gets to bear the flak more often than not. But despite its alleged notoriety, the city can turn out to be very safe for you, if you follow the safety precautions and do not unnecessarily attract attention to your visitor status.

The places to be at alert during your stay and exploration of the city are beaches, buses, intersections and busy sidewalks. At all times be on guard against kids who try to charm you with their antics, as a cohort maybe making you their latest victim from behind.teh city is rife with pickpockets, hence ensure you money is distributed evenly in all of your pockets.

While traveling in cars, when at any intersection or when you have stopped your car, ensure that the doors are locked and your window is not rolled down all the way. A point to take note of is that the locals do not make it a habit of stopping their cars on intersections at night because of the robberies. So if you find yourself in driving a car at night, and are approaching an intersection, then slow down, check for traffic and then continue ahead!

The best way to negotiate the city streets is on a bus just because they are fairly priced and are very fast. But avoid traveling late at night on one and at all times be on guard against pickpockets. Yet another way of enjoying the city is through minibuses which the locals call a van and the metro.

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