Rio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (IATA: GIG, ICAO: SBGL), popularly known by its original name Galeão International Airport, is the main airport serving Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Samba Meets Jazz has arranged for discounted airfares through a private travel agency. As of October 20, the quoted rate for round trip, non-stop flight to and from New York City (night flights) was as low as $850 – $890. The rate is subject to change on a daily basis.
We encourage you to contact us ASAP if you seek to take advantage of the discounted airfares.
The following dates apply, depending on which trip option you register for:
Activities begin on Sunday evening, February 16, and conclude on Friday night, February 21st..
PRE-WORKSHOP RIO WEEKEND: SmJ will arrange for private van airport pick up on Saturday morning. Of course, participants have the option of arriving in Rio prior to Saturday if they wish.
TRIP EXTENSION TO PARATY, BRAZIL: We have arranged private bus service to Paraty on Saturday, February 15, and return to Rio afternoon of Tuesday, February 25 – in time for flights out of Rio to our home destinations
We have been arrange discounted airline rates for Samba Meets Jazz participants through a private travel agency
If you are interested in taking advantage of these discounts, we encourage you to register and contact us as soon as possible, as availability is limited, and rates increase the closer to the date of departure.