Travel Insurance Destination Report: South America

October 9, 2016 by  
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South America is one of the world’s great tourist destinations. General note on safety: Crime is a major problem in some parts of South America. It is strongly recommended that travelers ensure full travel insurance coverage of property and take appropriate security measures regarding property and identity documentation. Brazil Brazil is one of the world’s most popular tourist and business destinations. It’s now firmly entrenched as a global “must see”, with eco-tourism and Carnivale as added attractions. Health Health care services vary from the ultramodern to the very basic, depending on location. Tropical temperatures are also a problem for some travelers from... [Read more]

How To Pack For A South America Vacation

May 5, 2016 by  
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South America is a vast country stretching from the skinny waistline of the Panama Canal to the tip of Cape Horn in southern Argentina. Because of its varied geography and immense size, it’s hard to squeeze every destination into one South America travel adventure – much less all your things into one backpack. Take into consideration the geography, climate, and season when you plan your itinerary, and you’ll be well-prepared for an easy-to-pack trip. Here are some tips for how to pack for your South America tour. How to Pack for Peru The capital of Peru, Lima is located on the central coast and it has a mild desert climate year-round. Overcast from April-October, high temperatures... [Read more]

South America Trip Planning

January 22, 2016 by  
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If you are thinking of having a South America vacation and are not sure where to start, here are some ideas to get you started. South America is huge, with 19 countries covering an area of 17,840,000 square kilometers and lying between latitude 15 degrees north and 60 degrees south. It has unparalleled diversity in landscapes, people and nature; no wonder that the great amount of choice of what to do and see can leave many people baffled. Must Sees On many people’s ‘must see’ lists are Machu Picchu and the Galapagos islands – these two top destinations are linked by a short flight. This combination is an amazing mixture of culture and wildlife. Iguassu Falls are one of... [Read more]

Where the Carnival Never Ends ? South America Holidays for Every Taste

December 26, 2015 by  
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A lot of countries, or continents, like to sell itself as a kind of one stop tour of the whole world – where a traveller simply has to book in at immigration and wander around to experience every pleasant aspect the world has to offer, all in one place. While most of those claims are the usual overblown advertising hyperbole, there is one continent to which the statement sticks convincingly – South America. A land so diverse and enjoyable it’s a wonder anyone who goes there ever leaves. What makes South America vacations different – what makes them able to deliver where all the rest only get halfway – is the astonishing mixture of wilderness and intense civilisation the continent... [Read more]

Making Holiday Time a Carnival with South America Vacations

December 17, 2015 by  
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Going somewhere exotic always makes holidays that bit more memorable (and, of course, more worth their money). South America vacations – and particularly Brazil holidays – are top of a pretty hot list at the moment, offering holidaymakers the chance to experience almost everything the planet has to offer in one packed getaway. With a country whose national consciousness is in convalescence after three years of fiscal pain, bookings for top notch holidays are rising daily. Everyone seems to be making the most of the UK’s return to life with celebratory vacations – and the world’s most colourful continent is one of the most popular destinations. Whatever a person wants, they can... [Read more]

South America Travel Destinations

October 29, 2015 by  
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Article by chris binnie South America Travel Destinations South America is one of the most beautiful and culturally rich places in the world. There are so many different South America travel recommendations that one is likely to be confuse regarding where to go and what to see and experience. Peru This country is one of the top South America travel destinations. The attractions here are can be described as pretty much out f the imaginations of movie scriptwriters. Jungle ruins make up part and parcel of what tourists like to see and experience in this beautiful South America travel recommendation. Lima is the capital of this beautiful... [Read more]