Cloud-kissing hills, postcard-perfect landscapes, sun-kissed beaches, captivating colonial towns, indigenous villages, historical treasures, tantalizing culinary adventure and a riveting world of sightseeing attractions - reasons are certainly aplenty to look for flights to South America. From the vistas of snow-caped Andes peaks to the pictorial beauty of the Amazon rainforest - those who spend on flight tickets to South America simply need to scratch below its surface to know that this vast continent is a world away from the world!
For holiday makers who plan a wholesome South American trip, a visit to Brazil's Sao Paulo is a must. Not many can escape the cultural explosion that takes place here every second. The cultural vitality has ensured that tourists who invest on flights tickets and land here are rewarded with scrumptious and diverse foods. The nightlife here is electric and not many can claim to be untouched by its gregariousness. Another of Brazil's gem, Rio de Janeiro is the most spectacular part of South American sojourn. The place is stunning not only visually but also the place seems to radiate a sort of vibe that greets the most sober of souls with most outlandish of thoughts!! Grooving to the tunes of samba and checking out the beautiful bronzed bodies - these are the musts' after having boarded flights to the city!
Geopolitically, Mexico maybe considered a part of North America, but the country is much closer to its southern neighbours when it comes to culture, heritage and overall impression. Mexico City stands out as an enigmatic force in the region that compels millions to genuflect in reverence and awe of its stimulating culture and riveting past! Holiday makers taking flights to the city can get high on great nightlife and wonderful historical sightseeing.
South America is a huge continent and the climatic conditions vary widely in the region. However, most parts of the continent sit in the south of the equator and this means winters go on from June to September and summers from December to March. Overall, June through September is the peak season for holidays in the continent. For skiing, July-Aug is the best time to board flights and land in Chile or Argentina. Carnival takes place around Feb-March and is easily among the busiest time for tourism in the region.
Holiday makers with all tastes and fancies will find themselves catered to in South America. The region is most known for its party culture and people who love to shake a leg and make merry will never be disappointed in any part of the continent. Beach holidays, again, are popular all over. Rio, Peru and Colombia are some frontrunners for beach holidays. Culture and history holidays are not behind and can be enjoyed in Mexico City. Shopping is best around major tourist areas like Rio de Janeiro and tempts people to book tickets.
English is not spoken widely in South America. Spanish is the most used language and is the official language in many countries of the region. Keen holiday makers who are investing on flights' tickets can buy a dictionary or language tapes to get them acquainted. The more enthusiastic ones can opt for Spanish language course. Tipping is highly prevalent in the region and people are expected to tip around 15-20 percent of the bill. Be careful about your belongings as tourist hubs can be grounds for pick pockets. Those planning jungle trips must wear long-sleeved light coloured clothing with shoes and socks.