Banking and Money Exchange
The local currency is the “Real” (R$), which may be exchanged at banks and hotels.
Presently, January 2020, US$ 1.00 buys about R$ 4.20 and 1.00 EUR buys about R$ 4.60 at banks. At hotels, the rate of exchange may vary widely.
American Express, VISA and MasterCard credit cards are widely accepted at hotels, restaurants and main stores
Meals and Restaurants
There is a variety of nearby restaurants, where the participants may try the local food at lower prices. The list of restaurants will be available during the Conference.