São Paulo: Air France-KLM Flights Starting at €389 From Italy (€489 with Luggage)

Sao Paulo, Brasilien

SkyTeam partners Air France & KLM are selling quite cheap tickets to São Paulo. Prices start at only €389 for flights to Lima. Luggage, however, is not included and would cost another €100 for everyone who is not a SkyTeam Elite status holder.

Info

There currently aren’t any restrictions for vaccinated tourists wanting to enter Brazil. If you aren’t fully vaccinated, however, you’ll have to show a negative test result, no older than 24 hours before departure. The test result has to be in English, Portuguese, or Spanish.

At KLM & Air France, all tickets can still be rebooked without a change fee, but you will unfortunately now have to pay the price difference. You can also exchange the flights for a non-refundable voucher, valid for 1 year. Unfortunately, the option to have the value of the voucher paid out to your bank account no longer exists since March 1st. You can read the rules here.

There’s quite good availability until May 2022.

You can fly from the following Italian cities:

First, you would either fly to Paris or Amsterdam, before continuing your trip to South America on a long-haul flight to Brazil. Both airlines use a Boeing 777 for their flights to São Paulo, offering on-demand entertainment for each passenger, a USB port and a power socket – so pretty much your average economy class.

Search & Book

This deal officially expires on June 30, 2022, though we’re not sure that it will really last that long. Your trip needs to be at least 6 days (or a Sunday) long and can take place between January 6 and June 27, 2023.

You can find all available dates on Google Flights. You can also use our search form above, which will redirect you to KLM’s booking site.

Mileage

The flights from Italy to Amsterdam/Paris are issued in booking class L, while the long-haul flights are issued in booking class X. To give you an example, a roundtrip from Rome to São Paulo with Air France via Paris would get you:

  • 3,606 Award Miles + 13,056 MQM on Delta SkyMiles
  • 3,022 Miles on Japan Airlines Mileage Bank
  • 3,022 Miles on Aerolineas Argentinas Plus
  • 3,022 Miles on Malaysia Airlines Enrich
  • 1,248 Award Miles + 34 XP on FlyingBlue
  • 1,100 Kilometers on China Eastern Eastern Miles
  • 1,100 Miles on Aeromexico Club Premier
  • 1,000 Miles on Saudia Alfursan
  • 880 Kilometers on China Southern Sky Pearl Club
  • 684 Miles on Czech Airlines OK Plus
  • 684 Miles on GOL Aéreos Smiles
  • 684 Miles on Garuda Indonesia GarudaMiles
  • 684 Miles on Korean Air Skypass
  • 684 Miles on Aeroflot Bonus
  • 684 Miles on MEA Cedar Miles
  • 684 Miles on China Airlines Dynasty Flyer
  • 684 Miles on Air Europa Club
  • 684 Miles on Vietnam Golden Lotus Plus
  • 644 Miles on Xiamen Airlines Egret Club
  • 600 Miles on Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
Data provided by wheretocredit.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

Feel free to use our mileage calculator to find out how many miles your individual routing would get you:

Hotels

Destination

Hotel prices in São Paulo usually start at roughly €30, depending on the hotel category. Whichever category and hotel you opt for, make sure to get the best price! Our recommendation is to search on booking.com, or even on our own Travel-Dealz hotel search:

Information & Tips for Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is an important economic and cultural center in Brazil and at the same time the most populous city in the country with 11 million inhabitants and a metropolitan region of 20 million.

The city is comparatively easy to reach from Europe, and the major hub airports are served by numerous European and Brazilian airlines. Bargains are not as common as to Rio de Janeiro, but there are still good offers.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Sao Paulo is between March and May and between October and November. At this time of year, the weather is warm, and precipitation is comparatively low.

Climate diagram for Sao Paulo (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

From the airport to the city

You can get a taxi for about 23€-28€. Note that Guarulhos International Airport, which serves most international flights, is located pretty far outside the city and it can take between 45 minutes and 3 hours to get to the city center depending on traffic conditions!

→ All Dealz for Sao Paulo

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.

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  1. Dave says:

    For tickets starting in Italy you can skip the first segment without penalty as per an Italian court decision. Just make sure to have it issued in Italy and inform the airline that you will be missing the first segment. (Emirates has a separate website for this). Of course at your own risk

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