An unexpected and unadvertised sale just cut prices on flights to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from cities across the United States. Flights to Rio are now available starting at just $648 roundtrip, including taxes.
Seasonality South of the Equator
Don’t forget that Rio de Janeiro is south of the equator, so August is actually in the winter. Winters in Brazil are different than winters here in the United States, however. Average high temperatures for August in Rio are 78 degrees Fahrenheit. August is also the driest month.
The chart below details prices available for purchase today compared to average pricing over the past 12 months (source: FareDetective.com). Seasonality is a factor, but some of the prices available now are just insane, even for the low tourist season. Several cities offer more than 40% off the average price.
Click the city names or prices to see the best dates to travel using Fly.com’s Low Fare Calendars:
|From||Average Price||Price Found on Fly.com
||$ Savings||% Savings|
|New York City||$913||$720||$193||21%|
Where to Go in Rio de Janeiro
Popular tourist attractions in Rio include the beaches, like Ipanema and Copacabana, the Christ the Redeemer statue (Corcovado), Maracana stadium, and Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar). Extreme sports enthusiasts should look into hang gliding and paragliding.