American – $444: Newark / San Francisco / Chicago / Cleveland – Rio de Janeiro / Sao Paulo, Brazil. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A nice price drop from last night.

The wait time for a Brazilian Visa at the moment is very long at the New York Consulate. The next available appointment when we checked last week was November 30th. So unless you already have a Brazilian Visa, it is not advisable for you take advantage of this deal if you want to go this year.

We found availability from:

  • Newark [EWR]
  • San Francisco [SFO]
  • Chicago [ORD]
  • Cleveland [CLE]

Per Fare Deal Alert, also available from Denver and Houston.

Update 11/5/2015 @ 2:25PM Eastern – fare gone

Update 11/5/2015 @ 8:15PM Eastern – fare back now for about $470.

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Photo: Sam valadi via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Photo: Sam valadi via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Newark to Rio de Janeiro
  • November 9th – 16th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel until early December or February, 2016 – early June, 2016 or for Monday through Thursday departures. Availability is limited in 2016 for some cities. Must purchase at least 1 day in advance of departure
  • Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

  • Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
    • Departing from: EWR
      • For availability from other cities, replace EWR with airport codes listed above
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=O
      • That’s the letter O and not number zero
    • Destination: GIG
      • For Sao Paulo availability, replace GIG with GRU on the Destination: field
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=O
    • (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
    • Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
    • Length of stay “3-10” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
  • Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
  • How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage

You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.

Fare Class:

  • O


  • EWR – MIA (Miami) – GIG (Rio de Janeiro) – MIA – EWR



  • Miles Flown: 10,524 miles or 4.2 cents per mile

  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 10,524 miles
  • Base Redeemable Miles: 10,524 miles

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Orbitz link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.




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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – Required prior to arrival – $160 – $180. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Brazilian Real (BRL) $1USD = 3.77 BRL

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