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The official currency of Brazil is the Real (BRL). The exchange rate is approximately USD 1.00 = BRL 2.863 (February 2015).
There are several Currency Exchanges in the Airports (São Paulo, Campinas, and Rio de Janeiro). In Caraguatatuba, there is only one:
Caixa Econômica Federal
Address: Rua Sebastião Mariano Nepomuceno, 341 - Centro, CEP 11660-130
Phone number: +551238862100
The exchange process should be completed filling out a form in the upstairs and after that, one should go to the teller. This Currency Exchange works only with Dollar and Euro. An identification document, e.g., passport, is required.
The Caraguatatuba city's climate is humid subtropical, with average annual temperature of 25°C. February is the hottest month with an average temperature of 30°C being an average maximum of 35°C and minimum of 18°C. July is the coldest month with averaging 17°C, being 25°C and 12°C the average maximum and minimum respectively.
While Portuguese is the official language, English is spoken for business purposes.
The local transport is provided by bus or taxi.
Brazil operates on 220 volts electricity, although some places use 110 volts electricity. The settings of Brazil’s energy points are illustrate below: