The Rio 2016 Summer Olympics are quickly approaching, and now more than ever, it’s time to familiarize yourself with Brazil’s most vibrant city. Beginning August 5th, Rio will come alive as it becomes the first South American city to host the world games. As if you needed anymore reason to travel to this exotic locale, the trip is now even easier with the visa waiver program going into affect for U.S., Canadian, Australian and Japanese citizens. The waiver program runs from June 1 until September 18, and we have your go-to travel guide for exploring Rio when you visit for the Summer Olympics.
Getting to Brazil this summer just got a lot easier. Starting June 1, 2016, visitors from the US (and Canada, Australia and Japan) won’t need a visa to enter Brazil.
The Brazilian government recently announced the new policy in support of boosting attendance at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games being held in Rio de Janeiro, August 5-21.