flying to Fortaleza, Brazil - The best routes and prices
Air Portugal has daily
flights from Europe to Fortaleza with connections from all
major European cities connecting with the daily Lisbon-Fortaleza
Prices vary, booking early and with an agent who has a large
quota of seats helps to get the best prices with Tap.
The TAP connections are very convenient, and as an added
bonus the baggage allowance is 64kg per passenger, so perfect
for lots of kite equipment.
has a weekly flight to Fortaleza, direct from Amsterdam.
This flight can be very good value, but this is subject
to availability, booking early is the key here.
Airlines has daily
flights from Miami in the USA, although not direct its currently
the best way to get to Fortaleza from America. Price again
is subject to demand so booking early is the key.
fly from the UK (Gatiwick) to Natal in Brazil, this flight
can be very good value. Internal flights from Natal to Fortaleza
are cheap and regular, worth looking into this option. Only
downside can be baggage allowance for kitesurf equipment.
Choice fly from Gatwick
UK to Salvidor, again this can be another very cheap way
of getting to Brazil - internal flights are cheap and regular.
Companies to help you book cheap flights
In Holland you should contact Fly
Brazil - these companies
provide good service and can hunt down the best flight prices
If travelling from the USA then you have to check prices
who have the best deals
available from TAM, they can also book all your connecting
flights. Ask for Karen.
In the UK we recommend Dial-A-Flight
, who have helped many
customers to find the cheapest route to Fortaleza. Ask for
Richard in the London office.
for your visit to Cumbuco and Fortaleza
Sun: The sun in Cumbuco / Fortaleza is
very strong, bring high factor sunscreen, its more expensive
here than Europe/USA.
Temperature: In the day its between 28
and 31 degrees, at night no lower than 22. The sea temperature
is always around 26 degrees.
Money: Best to bring some cash, Euros and
US Dollar are easily exchanged. The best rate of exchange
is with a Debit card. You can withdraw a maximum of R$1000
per day using a Banco24 ATM, nearest to Cumbuco is at Icarai
Fuel Station, there are many in Fortaleza.
Money: Don’t flash it around or carry
more than you need and you won’t have problems.
Water: Don’t drink the tap water,
always buy bottled water which is cheap and available everywhere.
ID: It's law in Brazil for all to carry
ID at all times, a photocopy is not acceptable, only the
Internet: The Sunset Beach Hotel, and 4
of the Fortaleza apartments have Internet connections. There
are also many internet cafes in Cumbuco and Fortaleza.
Phones: Mobile phones work very well in
the Cumbuco, Fortaleza and all up the coast. You can also
by a local SIM card in a supermarket.