Hospital in Copacabana & Leme

Clinica Galdino Campos

The best hospital in Rio for foreigners, with high-quality care and multilingual doctors (who even make outpatient calls). The clinic works with most international health plans and travel insurance policies.
Booking Service in Copacabana & Leme

Aliança Operadora

Inside the Miami Center building, this operator sells tickets to football games, bus tickets, and also operates a shuttle service to/from the Sambódromo during Carnaval.
Police in Ipanema & Leblon

Tourist Police

Report robberies to the tourist police; no major investigation is going to occur, but you will get a police form to give to your insurance company.
Tourist Information in Gávea, Jardim Botânico & Lagoa

Centro de Vida Independente

The Centro de Vida Independente can provide advice about travel in Brazil for visitors with disabilities.
Travel Agency in Copacabana & Leme

Guanatur Turismo

This travel agency sells bus tickets, among other things. The commission charge is R$8 per ticket.
Travel Agency in Flamengo & Around


Tucked inside a shopping gallery in Largo do Machado, Dantur sells bus and plane tickets.
Tourist Information in Rio de Janeiro

Central 1746

Rio's City Hall directory assistance. Press 8 for tourist info, then 1 for English.
Tourist Information in Copacabana & Leme

Riotur Copacabana

Good for information on events during Carnaval.
Consulate in Ipanema & Leblon

Ecuadorian Consulate

Handily located in Leblon.
Bank in Copacabana & Leme

Banco do Brasil

Has an ATM.