Brazil: €926 ITA Airways Non-Stop Premium Economy Flights from Rome

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SkyTeam member ITA brings us today a non-stop premium economy deal from Rome to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo starting at just €926. This deal includes 2x 23kg of checked luggage. Departures are available from April and February 2025 with blackout dates during summer vacations.

Our availability calendar highlights all possible flight dates at the lowest price for trips up to 28 days. It will forward you to Skyscanner with your selected flight dates.

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You will fly from Rome to Rio de Janeiro with ITA Airways on an Airbus 330neo with a 2-3-2 configuration, you can check the flight experience on this review from Upgraded Points.

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This deal will expire on March 26, 2024. A maximum stay of three months applies. Available dates are between from April and February 2025 with blackout dates during summer vacations.

You can find suitable dates using our calendar above or with the help of Google Flights. We recommend booking directly on ITA’s website, but you can find cheaper prices with Skyscanner. However, booking on OTAs has its downsides.

Why is booking with an airline better than with an online travel agency?

More often than not, online travel agencies offer lower fares than airlines do. We still recommend booking with the airlines directly. There are two main reasons for that:

Better Customer Service
In case any problems like delays, cancellations or missed connections arise, you can communicate directly with the airline. The airline has to take care of you because you have a contract with them.

If a travel agency issues your ticket, you may have to reach out to them first. You also depend on your OTA to forward information like flight changes instead of receiving them directly from the airline. In many cases, you may get a prime exhibition of responsibility shifting rather than problem-solving.

This especially applies to premium tickets. You don’t want to spend more than €1,000 to wind up with some budget OTA’s telephone hotline in case anything goes wrong.

Baggage and Other Fees
Economy fares not including hold luggage are industry standard by now. In most cases, travel agencies charge much higher baggage fees than the airlines themselves. If bags are not included in your fare, airlines are often the cheaper alternative.

This also applies to other things like food services, insurances or priority treatment. In almost all cases, you pay less for additional amenities when booking on the airlines’ website.

Mileage

This ticket is issued in booking class A. Here are the miles and points you can earn from this deal:

  • 14,248 Miles on Korean Air Skypass
  • 14,248 RDM + 2,280 MQD on Delta SkyMiles
  • 12,538 Miles on MEA Cedar Miles
  • 12,538 Miles on Air Europa Suma
  • 12,538 Miles on Aeromexico Club Premier
  • 11,398 Award Miles + 48 XP on Flying Blue
  • 11,398 Award Miles + 100 Tier Points on Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
Data provided by miles.travel-dealz.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

Destination

Information & Tips for Brazil

Brazil is probably the country in South America that is most frequented by tourists. Whether it’s the carnival or the Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro or touring the Amazon, visitors will get their money’s worth here.

Traditionally, flights to South America and Brazil from Europe are quite expensive, but since a few years, there are increasingly cheap offers, especially with Iberia and TAP.

Best Time to Visit

Brazil is a vast country – so there is no such thing as an overall best travel time. It all depends on what you want to see. It is best to visit the cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo autumn and spring while the dry season fort the rainforest is from May to September.

Climate diagram for Sao Paulo (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Rio De Janeiro (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Brasilia (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

Entry & Visa

EU citizens do not require a visa for stays of up to 90 days and can enter with a passport only. Note that, similar to the USA, that after your first stop in Brazil your luggage must be collected and brought through customs. Calculate accordingly when booking a connecting flight.

Finding the Best eSIM Plan

We’ve compared various eSIM providers, such as Airalo and Maya Mobile. To see which plan is best for your travel needs, and which network offers the best coverage, feel free to read our detailed guide:

The Best eSIM Plans for Brazil 🇧🇷 Compared

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Information & Tips for Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest but especially for tourists probably the most important city in Brazil. Famous for its carnival, Cristo Redentor statue, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Copacabana, Rio offers visitors a variety of experiences and sights.

The city has excellent flight connections to Europe. Fares are generally around €400 to €600 with the occasional steal of less than €400.

The Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Rio is between December and March. At this time of year, the weather is warm but moderate, and the water temperature is perfect for swimming. Carnival takes place in February.

Climate diagram for Rio De Janeiro (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

From the airport to the city

Express buses with air conditioning and lots of space for your luggage will take you to the city in about half an hour for the equivalent of €3. The taxi ride costs between €14 and €25. Make sure that you only take licensed taxis!

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Cover Picture: Photo by Krys Amon on Unsplash

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