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What to spend your Brazilian reais on:

  • Favela Tour

    75 BRL

  • 3-mile taxi ride

    10 BRL

  • Tourist t-shirt

    16 BRL

  • Postcard and a stamp

    1.50 BRL

  • Bottle of water

    2 BRL

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Must-sees in Brazil

  • Parati
  • This beautiful former Portuguese colony sits on the Bay of Ilha Grande. Expect a paradise of lush tropical forests and emerald seas, butted up against mountains rising out from the coastline.
  • Recife
  • It's the same old story in Recife: stunning beaches, historic sites and lots and lots of green. Known as the "Venice of Brazil," this city is on many tourists' hit list.
  • Foz do Iguaca
  • You can't get to the Iguazu Falls, one of the world's most famous waterfalls on the border of Brazil and Argentina, without going through epic Foz do Iguaca.

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Being able to order online and pickup at a convenient location at no charge was real plus. This is the second time we've use this service and are very pleased.Robin S.

Excellent. Everything was ready for me to pick up.Janet R.

This was a first time experience but I can say the staff was very professional and informativeCheryle L.

A deep dive on Brazilian reais

The Brazilian real used today was introduced back in 1994. When introduced, it was pegged against the US dollar at an exchange rate of 1:1 and uses a dollar-like symbol, the only exception being that it has two vertical lines instead of one. You’ll find 100 centavos to each real.

More info on Brazilian reais

The most commonly used denominations are R$2, R$5, R$10, R$20, R$50, R$100.
Explore the exchange rate history of Brazilian reais against the dollar, or head to our Travelex hub for top tips and insider guides to the nation.

What to consider when ordering your currency online

Thinking about the rate is just one consideration when it comes to getting your foreign currency, but don’t worry because we’re here to help make things really simple for you.

  1. Check the rates – Use our handy currency rate tracker to check how rates change over time 
  2. Think about how much you need – Your budget will help you to work out just how much you need to take with you, depending on how long you’re going for, how many of you are going and how big of a spender you are!
  3. How you want to get your money – If lining up to get your money isn’t your style, then you can order your currency to be delivered direct to your door. Alternatively, if you like to see a friendly face when you get your money, you can pick up at one of our stores across the US.

Buying Brazilian Real Online is Easy


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Ordering your Brazilian Real online is simple. There are over 100 Travelex stores across the US to pick up your order from, or you can have it delivered straight to your door.

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If you prefer plastic to cash, why not try our Cash Passport? A prepaid card, simply top up with Brazilian Real before your trip and use abroad wherever you see the MasterCard logo.

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Ordered online, came next day. Couldn't be happier!

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Easy online orders, fast service and united flyer discount ... all great!

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I have sent funds internationally for years with problem. They do an awesome job. This year I was even out of the USA and called their international help line. They made it just as easy as if I were home.

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My currency was ready on-time and the staff was prompt and friendly. My one complaint is that, even while ordering in advance, the exchange rates are not especially competitive. However, waiving the fee by ordering ahead of time made this a better option than it would otherwise be.

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I ordered online and it arrived on time and there was no problem. Thank you.

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