Still thinking of going to the Olympics? Planning a last minute trip to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games is easy! Use hipmunk to find a flight, take a bus to your AirBNB, keep your event schedule simple so you can do some sightseeing, collect souveniers and join in the revelry dressed in Red, white and Blue!
- Don’t schedule too many activities in one day when attending the Olympics in Rio. Events might be far apart, and you need time to travel between them.
- You might get to meet Olympians by attending hospitality house events when they’re open to the public, or by visiting popular tourist attractions the day after events.
- Take advantage of local transportation apps instead of Uber. Try the apps Easy Taxi or 99 to help you get around Rio.
“In the last decade, Rio de Janeiro has successfully hosted the World Cup; World Youth Day, starring Pope Francis; and the Pan-American Games — not to mention 10 raucous Carnivals.”