Brasilia is the capital of Brazil, the central area and the true heart of the country, attracted the most experienced travellers. The city hosts a varied assortment of artworks from great artists. Brasilia is also famous for its music performances and movie festivals. The best time to visit the city of from April to June. Expats should take caution when living in any Brazilian city as crime levels can be high.

Brasilia Expat City Guide

1. Dining

In Brasilia, there are a lot of traditional food that you want to try out. Little round fried chicken and very creamy cheese, chocolate truffles made with milk and covered in sprinkles, little rolls of bread with cheese, beans with eggs and bacon, passion fruit pudding, black bean stew with beef and sausage, etc.

2. Shopping

Brazil has a strong culture. You can shop from high end local craft shops in Brasilia for a full day of fun. Or you can go to the shopping mall called Conjunto Nacional, with many stores as supermarkets, drugstores, bookstores and many other clothing stores.

3. Healthcare

Medical care service in Brasilia is available to anyone who is legally in Brazil, including expats. Although Brazil offer free public health care services to its citizens, the private system is generally better than the public system, with shorter waits and better care. However, the cost can vary. Expats should get international health insurance before going to Brasilia.

4. Insurance for Expatriates in Brasilia

Most expatriates will want to obtain international medical coverage if residing in Brasilia. Medical evacuation is recommended along with a plan that provided global medical treatment. A plan that will provide reimbursement for medical expenses via a large network of hospitals is recommended. Many expats should also obtain global life and disability insurance coverage.

Here is a list of different types of insurance coverage you will want if you are planning to become an expatriate in Brasilia:

Contact our firm if you are an expat in this exciting city or planning to send expat employees there.