Final Charges for Brazil World Cup Trip - June 2014
 

 

Traveler Rio
Charges
Fortaleza
Charges
Salvador
Charges
Advance Payment/Credits Taxes &
Service Fees
Total
Elliott - paid $95.40 $81.98 $209.05 -$15.00 $11.89 $383.32 pd
Monte - paid $95.40 $81.98 $209.05 -$15.00 $11.89 $383.32 pd
Craig - paid $95.40 $81.98 $0.00 -$319.45 $0.00 -$142.06 pd
Henry - paid $95.40 $81.98 $181.95 -$200.00 $5.10 $164.44 pd
Doug - paid $95.40 $81.98 $127.76 -$15.00 $9.28 $299.43 pd
Gordon - paid $0.00 $81.98 $0.00 -$15.00 $5.00 $71.98 pd
Thomas - paid $0.00 $81.98 $0.00 -$15.00 $5.00 $71.98 pd
Larry - paid $95.40 $81.98 $209.05 -$356.22 $5.00 $35.21 pd
Kyle - paid $95.40 $81.98 $0.00 -$437.00 $0.00 -$259.61 pd
Horace - paid $95.40 $81.98 $0.00 -$15.00 $5.20 $167.58 pd
             
Total Costs            
Additional Information 2 Car Rentals
(Larry & Kyle)
- Divided by All but Gordon and Thomas
2 Cars Rentals
(Henry & Craig), Groceries (Craig), & Transfers (Gordon & Thomas)
- Divided by All
Airport Transfer, Wire Transfer Fee, and B&B Lodging (The Salvador 5).
B & B Lodging breakdown
- ~$190 for Larry/Monte/Elliott; ~$160 for Henry; ~$110 for Doug.
Rest divided by 5
Advance Payments for Cars (Larry, Craig, Henry, Kyle), Groceries (Craig), & World Cup Ticket Advance ($150 - Henry), and Credit ($15/person) 3.2% Service Fee w/ $5 minimum applies for those who require credit card processing  
Car 1 $422.00 $270.22 $0.00      
Car 2 $341.22 $335.00 $0.00      
Airport Transfers $0.00 $180.38 $51.86      
Lodging $0.00 $0.00 $840.00      
Groceries $0.00 $34.23 $0.00      
Wire Transfer Fee $0.00 $0.00 $45.00      
World Cup Ticket Sell $0.00 $0.00 $0.00      
Total $763.22 $819.83 $936.86      

 

 

 
 

 

 

Brazil - Accommodations for World Cup

 

Intra-Brazil Air Itineraries
Ground Transportation Charges

Travel Insurance Information

Rio: 16 - 20 June http://www.vrbo.com/3478271ha

 

POC: Bruno Gomes

Phone: (217)220-0453

 

Fortaleza: 20 - 24 June http://www.vrbo.com/357781ha

 

POCs: Sandra & Brian Quinn

Phone: 248 514 2004

Fernanda Vieira

Phone: 85-8-501-0508

 

Salvador: 24 - 30 June https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/907260

 

POC: Carlo di Franco

tel. 39.06.70451467
mob. 39.392.7164007
skype: carlo_difranco

 

Ground Transportation:

 

Rio de Janeiro $30USD R/T Fortaleza $20USD R/T Salvador
Arrivals:
  • Mon 16Jun 8:51 AM (x4)
  • Tue 17Jun 3:15 AM  (x3)
  • Wed 18Jun 8:51 AM (x2)
  • Thu 19Jun 6:10 AM (x1)
Arrivals:
  • Fri 20Jun 5:31 PM (x1 Pending)
  • Fri 20Jun 8:35 PM (x7)
  • ??? (x2)
Arrivals:
  • Tue 24Jun 1:31 PM (x5)
  • ??? (x2)
Departures:
  • Fri 20Jun 2:17 PM (x1 Pending)
  • Fri 20Jun 5:30 PM (x7)
  • ??? (x2)
Departures:
  • Sun 22Jun 3:30 PM (x1 Pending)
  • Tue 24Jun 10:50 AM (x5)
  • Tue 24Jun 3:30 PM (x2)
  • ??? (x2)
Departures:
  • Fri 27Jun 5:22 AM (x1)
  • Sun 29Jun ???? (x2)
  • Mon 30Jun 1:25 PM (x4)

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Air Itinerary 14 Nights:

Friday 20 June 2014

Air
TAM Linhas Aereas - Flight JJ 3307 Status: Confirmed
Depart: Rio de Janeiro Internacional Airport Airline Ref: YQ8D75
  Rio de Janeiro, RJ, BR Seat:  
  5:28 PM Class: Q-Coach Class
  Terminal 2 Mileage: 1356
Arrive: Fortaleza Pinto Martins Airport Travel Time: 3:07
  Fortaleza, CE, BR Stopovers: 0
  8:35 PM Aircraft: Airbus A321
    Meal Service: Snack Or Brunch
Tuesday 24 June 2014 Air
Varig GOL Air - Flight G3 1255 Status: Confirmed
Depart: Fortaleza Pinto Martins Airport Airline Ref: C9Z8QI
  Fortaleza, CE, BR Seat:  
  10:50 AM Class: P-First Class
    Mileage: 799
Arrive: Salvador Dois de Julho Airport Travel Time: 2:41
  Salvador, BA, BR Stopovers: 1
    Natal Augusto Severo Airport, Natal, RN, BR
  1:31 PM Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
    Meal Service: Snack Or Brunch
 
Monday 30 June 2014 Air
TAM Linhas Aereas - Flight JJ 3193 Status: Confirmed
Depart: Salvador Dois de Julho Airport Airline Ref: YQ8D75
  Salvador, BA, BR Seat:  
  2:32 PM Class: H-Coach Class
    Mileage: 759
Arrive: Rio de Janeiro Internacional Airport Travel Time: 2:05
  Rio de Janeiro, RJ, BR Stopovers: 0
  4:37 PM Aircraft: Airbus 320-100/200
  Terminal 2 Meal Service: Snack Or Brunch

 

IntraBrazili Air

Air Itinerary - Doug: Booked

Friday 20 June 2014

Air
TAM Linhas Aereas - Flight JJ 3307 Status: Confirmed
Depart: Rio de Janeiro Internacional Airport Airline Ref: ZFCS4Z
  Rio de Janeiro, RJ, BR Seat:  
  5:28 PM Class: Q-Coach Class
  Terminal 2 Mileage: 1356
Arrive: Fortaleza Pinto Martins Airport Travel Time: 3:07
  Fortaleza, CE, BR Stopovers: 0
  8:35 PM Aircraft: Airbus A321
    Meal Service: Snack Or Brunch
Tuesday 24 June 2014 Air
Varig GOL Air - Flight G3 1255 Status: Confirmed
Depart: Fortaleza Pinto Martins Airport Airline Ref: ULDQUE
  Fortaleza, CE, BR Seat:  
  10:50 AM Class: P-First Class
    Mileage: 799
Arrive: Salvador Dois de Julho Airport Travel Time: 2:41
  Salvador, BA, BR Stopovers: 1
    Natal Augusto Severo Airport, Natal, RN, BR
  1:31 PM Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
    Meal Service: Snack Or Brunch
 

 

Friday 27 June 2014

Air

Varig GOL Air - Flight G3 1961

Status:

Confirmed

Depart:

Salvador Dois de Julho Airport

Airline Ref:

DDWKVJ

 

Salvador, BA, BR

Seat:

 
 

5:22 AM

Class:

P-First Class

   

Mileage:

759

Arrive:

Rio de Janeiro Internacional Airport

Travel Time:

2:20

 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ, BR

Stopovers:

0

 

7:42 AM

Aircraft:

Boeing 737-800

 

Terminal 1

Meal Service:

Snack Or Brunch

 

Air Itinerary - Horace  & Kyle

Friday 20 June 2014

Air
TAM Linhas Aereas - Flight JJ 3307 Status: Confirmed
Depart: Rio de Janeiro Internacional Airport Airline Ref: ZFPPUP
  Rio de Janeiro, RJ, BR Seat:  
  5:28 PM Class: Q-Coach Class
  Terminal 2 Mileage: 1356
Arrive: Fortaleza Pinto Martins Airport Travel Time: 3:07
  Fortaleza, CE, BR Stopovers: 0
  8:35 PM Aircraft: Airbus A321
    Meal Service: Snack Or Brunch

 

Tuesday 24 June 2014 Air
TAM Linhas Aereas - Flight JJ 3306 Status: Confirmed
Depart: Fortaleza Pinto Martins Airport Airline Ref: ZFPPUP
  Fortaleza, CE, BR Seat:  
  12:20 PM Class: Y-Coach Class
    Mileage: 1356
Arrive: Rio de Janeiro Internacional Airport Travel Time: 3:13
  Rio de Janeiro, RJ, BR Stopovers: 0
  3:33 PM Aircraft: Airbus A321
  Terminal 2 Meal Service: Snack Or Brunch

 

 

Fortaleza, Brazil


http://www.vrbo.com/357781ha

Ground Transportation Schedule

  • Confirmed wifi; unobstructed beach views on right; nature preserve on left
  • 30 minutes from city center; 20 minutes from stadium; ¼ mile to beach; Beach Park walkable
  • On a double lot, with caretakers in separate cottage on second lot.  Negotiate local services directly.
  • Pool reconstructed and made larger this past December; rooms renovated as well

Getting Around

  • Fortaleza's main bus terminal, Terminal Rodoviario Engenheiro Joao Tome @ Av Borges de Melo, 1630, Barrio de Fatima, Fortaleza, CE. Phn: +55-85-3230-1111
    • about 200 bus lines, 35 bus companies leaving here daily.  Signs posted/w destinations. 
    • Long distance service connects with most major attractions.
    • Visit information desk inside bus terminal. Vans and minibuses also available.
    • Buses to Aquiraz run by São Benedito company.  Leaves from Avenida Domingos Olímpio and Avenida Aquanambi. http://www.gruposaobenedito.com.br/ (in Portuguese)
  • Fortaleza Metro (Metrofor - underground rapid transit) runs only throughout Fortaleza; www.metrofor.ce.gov.br for maps (in portuguese).
  • Taxis are metered & car hire shops are available across the city.
  • Fortaleza Airport Hotel Transfer (www.fortalezabeaches.com): Transfers between Beach Park & Fortaleza Airport.  Property is close to Beach Park
  • Car Hire/Rental from Airport for 4 days is $200

Resources:
http://www.world-guides.com/latin-america/brazil/ceara/fortaleza/
http://www.gruposaobenedito.com.br/passagens.php

 

 

Rio de Janeiro

http://www.vrbo.com/3478271ha

Ground Transportation Schedule

  • 7 bedroom, 6 bath house on Estrada do Cacambe
  • 10 minutes from beach, 50 minutes from stadium
  • Confirmed wifi

Getting around

  • Buses run on Bandeirantes.  The stop is at Estrada de Camorim & Estrada dos Bandeirantes.  Walkable, but a distance.
  • Bandeirantes runs into Av das Americas which connects to the area of Barra da Tijuca in an area called the West Zone.
  • Barra has many bus routes & good transportation including taxis & executive buses (Frescao). It's possible to take a subway/bus route in Barra to Ipanema & catch the Metro to Rio.

Pricing:

  • city bus - R$2.75 (no a/c. You can purchase a card to allow you to change buses 1x within 2hrs w/o extra charge).  www.rioonibus.com for bus numbers & stations (on this website scroll down to Consorcio C - Transcarioca. This is the section for local routes in Barra da Tijuca & the surrounding neighborhoods).
  • Frescao - R$3.10 - R$3.50 (a/c bus. Prices will vary due to distance & they only run during the week)
  • Taxi to Ipanema - R$20 (25 min ride).  See website for rate estimates 
  • Metro - http://www.metrorio.com.br/ for rates. Also if you say "metro-ma superficie" to the ticket agent along/w your final destination you will receive ticket to the subway-bus along/w your subway ticket @ no additional cost.  Train is R$3.20 - R$5.00
  • Rental Car Airport: $300 16 - 20 June; $240 17 - 20 June; $180 18 - 20 June - may not be needed
  • Airport transfer: $30 per person
 

Salvador, Brazil

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/907260
Ground Transportation Schedule

  • Rua Lagoa Bela, 146 Pituacu Salvador, Bahia 41741-180 Brazil.
  • 4 bedrooms (3 double beds,  1 twin – plus air mattresses to make 9 sleeping surfaces)
  • Wifi confirmed
     
  • Within walking distance: grocery store, beach, park, bars, restaurants, bus stop
    • Corsário and Artistas beaches about 1/4 mi
  • Nightclub is about 3 miles away
     
  • 13km/8mi from stadium; 20 min from center of Salvador
     
  • Bus Terminal Rodoviaria de Salvador Armando Viana de Castro (aka Rodoviaria)
    • Av Antonio Carlos Magalhaes, 4362 Iguatemi. Ph: 071/3460-8300.
    • Call to find out bus company details, then call bus company for rates & schedule
    • Buses run on Rua Carimbamba, 6-7min walk to Rua Goncalves to Rua Carimbamba
  • Salvador airport & stadium is very accessible by public transportation
     

Pricing

  • local buses - very cheap....have lots of change and small bills.
  • Microbuses run until 9p.  After 9p you have to take a taxi
  • Taxis - not metered, negotiate before entering. A ride around the city is $3-$4 USD during the day & $4-$5 USD at night. Look for an 'A' at the beginning of the plate number which indicates the driver is licensed & registered.
  • Airport Car Rental - $200 for 5 - 6 days (probably not needed)
  • Airport transfers $30 per car (fits 4 passengers)

Other Info:

  • 4 traditional keys for entering the house.  No cypher lock.

Resources:
http://wikitravel.org/en/Salvador#Get_around

 

 

Brazil - World Cup - Travel Insurance

Description of Coverage

Traveler Assistance Card

Summary of Coverage Limits
Trip Cancellation 100% of trip cost
Trip Interruption 150% of trip cost
Travel Delay ($150 per person daily limit) $750
Baggage and Personal Effects $200
Medical/Dental Expense $50,000
Emergency Assistance (Emergency medical transportation) $250,000
Carefree Rental
  • Property significantly not as described
  • Unable to gain access due to foreclosure, bankruptcy, or double booking
  • owner/manager is victim of identity theft
  • listing is fraudulent
$10,000
Damage Protection $1,500

Covered Reasons for Trip Cancellation/Interruption:

The following reasons apply to you, a Family Member traveling with you, or a Traveling Companion and must occur while coverage is in effect:

1. Trip Cancellation or delayed arrival at your destination due to Sickness, Injury or death of you, your Family Member or Traveling Companion that occurs before departure on your Trip. The Sickness or Injury must commence while coverage is in effect, require the examination by a Physician, in person, at the time of Trip Cancellation or delay and, in the written opinion of the treating Physician, be so disabling as to prevent you from taking your Trip or delay your arrival on your Trip;

2. Trip Interruption due to Sickness, Injury or death of you, your Family Member or Traveling Companion. The Sickness or Injury must commence while you are on your Covered Trip, require the examination by a Physician, in person, at the time of Trip Interruption and, in the written opinion of the treating Physician, be so disabling as to prevent you from continuing your Trip.

The following reasons apply to you and must occur while coverage is in effect:

3. mandatory evacuation or public official evacuation advisements where there is no mandatory evacuation issued by local government authorities at your destination due to adverse weather or natural disaster.  In order to cancel or interrupt your Covered Trip, you must have 4 days or 50% of your total Covered Trip length or less remaining on your Covered Trip at the time the mandatory evacuation ends;

4. being directly involved in a documented traffic accident while en route to departure;

5. being called into active military service in the event of a natural disaster;

6. being hijacked, quarantined, required to serve on a jury, or required by a court order to appear as a witness in a legal action

7. your primary residence is made Uninhabitable by fire, flood or natural disaster;

8. Common Carrier delays resulting from inclement weather, mechanical breakdown or organized labor strikes;

9. arrangements cancelled by an airline, cruise line, motor coach company or tour operator resulting from inclement weather, mechanical breakdown, or organized labor strikes;

10. a documented theft of passports or visas;

11. a transfer of employment of 250 miles or more;

12. a Terrorist Act, which occurs in your departure city or in a city that is a scheduled destination for your Trip, provided the Terrorist Act occurs within 7 days of the Scheduled Departure Date of your Trip.