The International Airport of Guarulhos (GRU), is 40 km away from the centre of the city. Take a taxi of prefixed value (R$ 75-R$130) or a chartered bus (R$ 35). The Airport of Congonhas (CGH) receives domestic flights and it is 8 km away from the Centre.
Not all taxis accept credit or debit cards and, normally, they do not accept foreign currencies in cash. Concerning the shops, restaurants and other services, the credit and debit prepaid cards are the more indicated ones. However, may have restrictions to accept foreign currencies in cash.
Purchase and sale transactions must be made through agents authorized by the Central Bank of Brazil. The informal exchange is a crime liable to imprisonment.
All purchase and sale rules related to foreign currency are defined by the Central Bank and must be performed by the agents authorized to operate in the exchange market – www.levycam.com.br. For transactions until US$ 3 thousand tourist must present a valid passport to the exchange agent who shall register the operation in the Integrated System of Exchange Operation Registration.
In case of leftover of the local currency, tourist may request the exchange for the currency of his origin country, presenting the ticket generated in the purchase of Reais.
To evaluate the rate, the Central Bank made available a conversion tool, for informative consultation feature.
The city offers an intense artistic and cultural life. No walk through the city will be complete without a visit to the cultural center and the museums, which collection maintain works from great international painters and from the bigger national artists. If you like historic monuments, don’t fail to know the churches of the city, specially the Convent “Nossa Senhora da Luz”, built on 1579, and the Monastery of São Bento at the Largo São Bento, which offers to the public the purchase of cakes, breads, marmalades, biscuits, everything made by the monks, which recipes are seculars. In these places you will need local currency in cash.
Immerse with pleasure in the nocturne life of São Paulo and confers its hundreds of bars, restaurants, discos, nightclubs, theatres, cines, presentations, shows, dances of all types and everything that you may imagine.
The majority of the places accepts credit, debit and prepaid cards, cash, and any may accept foreign currency, however with unfavorable rates.
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