Cheap Flights to Recife

Recife is known for its beaches, history, and canals, earning it the moniker “Brazilian Venice”. You can find the cheapest flights to Recife by using Skyscanner’s flight search feature. All you have to do is tell it when you want to fly. If you have some flexibility in your travel dates, use the whole month search tool to find the cheapest time to fly to Recife.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Recife

Recife is warm all year round and gets plenty of sunshine. Temperatures are pleasant and winters bring a bit of rainy drizzle. The best time to visit is between February and June if you’re looking to avoid the blazing tropical sunshine. September to November is a quieter time with fewer tourists and cheaper hotel prices. It is often cheaper to purchase your flight mid-week at least three months prior to departure. If you know when you want to fly to Recife, sign up for price alerts from Skyscanner. You will be notified when the price of your chosen flight rises or falls so you can track fare fluctuations and get the best rate on flights to Recife.

Airlines That Fly to Recife

Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC) is a busy airport serving Northern Brazil. Major airlines with service to this airport include American Airlines, TAP, Avianca, and Copa Airlines. You can find all airlines that fly to Brazil here.

What to Expect When Arriving at Gilberto Freyre International Airport

Canadians arriving in Brazil must present a tourist visa and a passport valid for at least six months following departure from the country. You can get to Recife from the airport by booking a shuttle service or airport transfer, hiring a taxi, or renting a car. You do not need an International Driving Permit to rent a car, but your Canadian driver’s license must be valid.

Airport Facilities

Recife Airport has cafés, restaurants, and fast food outlets as well as shopping including a bookstore and duty-free. There are banks, currency exchange services, and a travel agent. The airport also houses government agencies and a post office. Free wi-fi is availble, so download Skyscanner’s mobile app to make sure you stay connected to the best travel deals no matter where you go.

What to See and Do in Recife

Recife is primed for a visit any time of year. Walk around the city to see the historic neighbourhoods and canals. Carnaval in February or March is a lively and exciting, but very busy, time in the city. Spend some time on the beaches, or take a day trip to the UNESCO heritage city of Olinda. Take a tour of the Casa de Cultura, which was once a prison but now host art and cultural music and dance performances.

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