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South America

South America has a huge variety of landscapes, from active volcanoes, to lush rainforests and grassy plains, to the pristine white-sand beaches of Brazil, and the majestic snow-capped peaks of the Andes. Each country in South America is very unique in its culture, people, and landscape, but one thing is for certain: they each possess stunning scenery and their own natural wonders, from the mythical Peru, to the passion in Argentina, dazzling Brazil or magical Mayan wonders in Mexico.

Climate:

Predominately wet and hot, with extremes in the south Patagonia and Andes, and heavy rainfall in the Amazon rainforest

Time to travel:

Argentina - all year.
Brazil - all year but the rainy season is April to July. Carnival season in February.
Mexico - all year but May- September is hurricane season.
Chile - Oct - April.
Peru - Dec - April
Uruguay - Dec - March.

Flight time from UK:

9-12hours

Currency:

American dollars are accepted in most countries although each country also has their own currency, i.e: Chilean peso, Argentinian peso, Mexican peso and Brazilian Reales.

Language:

Spanish, Portuguese, French and English

Other:

No visa is required for British citizens, however some countries a departure tax will be payable at the airport.

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