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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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  • nights


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.

Trust in Travelex

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



Ordering your Brazilian Real online is simple. There are over 200 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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Travelex Money card

Travelex Money card

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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Easy and safe,

Easy and safe,


Always reliable.

Always reliable.


Convenient and easy to use

Convenient and easy to use. No frills.

Dawn Berkeley

Great place to work with.

Great place to work with.

William Rueckert


Convenient, quick, but not every currency that was described on their website was available. In particular their website has a section on tips about Argentina, but they don't offer Argentinian pesos!

Dan L

Great way to purchase money; slow service

Great way to purchase foreign currency, but the service is slow. You may request money to be delivered by a certain date, but it probably won't be there on that date. I made two purchases of currency and neither one came on the date I requested. I was unable to request specific dollar amounts as well. I didn't want anything over 20 British pounds as I had read businesses are suspicious and may not accepted the currency as those pounds are highly counterfeited. They sent the currency amounts they wanted to fulfill the order with. (Beware your credit card company will consider this a "cash advance" and you may have a fee with the credit card company.)



Wonderful. I wish I could have gotten my card and cash at the same time, but just wonderful service!!!!

Elizabeth Trost

Easy Peasy

This is the easiest way to obtain foreign currency. And I like the way we can pick the delivery date. Have used this service twice now and highly recommend it.


I love having the foreign currency…

I love having the foreign currency before my trip. I can familiarize myself about the denominations and appearance. I can notice the differences, e.g. kings v buildings v poets, educators. No need to scramble to an ATM in each country. And at the end of my trip I can return whatever I didn’t spend, and get a refund. Love TravelEx!

Joy Brightup


Easy, convenient and the currency was ready when we arrived at Travelex!

Connie Long

All went well!

All went well!

Michael Paterson

Excellent service

Excellent service

Gary Ledbetter

True to their word!

True to their word!


Great attitude

Great attitude, they did exactly what they said they would do...no fuss, no muss


I have used Travelex now for the third…

I have used Travelex now for the third time and I have complete trust in this company. The order is filled out correctly and your money is sent on time when yu request it.

Ellen M Johnson

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