Of course, there are times when you’ll need to plan almost every detail of your visit well in advance—specifically, Carnival. Rooms fill, rates rise, and everything from restaurant reservations to car rental bookings becomes a major hassle. Plan accordingly. Other festivals, such as those during the Christmas and New Years high season, may not be quite as jam-packed, but you’d do well to make major decisions early on.
Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Rio de Janeiro Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in Rio de Janeiro.