What to Consider When Traveling to the 2014 FIFA World Cup
As a football fan, there is nothing more exciting than the opportunity to attend the World Cup games. As you make your plans for the 2014 World Cup Games in Brazil, you may be trying to decide what you need to do to get ready. Here are some things to keep in mind as your prepare for attending Brazil 2014.
- Venues – The 2014 FIFA World Cup games will be hosted in 12 cities throughout Brazil. With some many beautiful and exotic cities to choose from, it may be difficult to determine where you want to start. As you choose your destination, it is good to keep in mind what matches you might be interested in as well as what additional attractions you may wish to attend while you are at Brazil 2014.
The Opening Match of the 2014 World Cup Games will take place at Arena de Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 12 June 2014. Sao Paulo will host five other matches during Brazil 2014 including the finals. With Sao Paulo’s attractions, accommodations, and line-up of matches, Sao Paulo is an excellent World Cup destination.
Rio de Janeiro is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Brazil and the host of the Final match on 13 July 2014 of the FIFA World Cup games. The newly renovated Maracana will also be the home of five other matches during Brazil 2014. There is a never-ending list of things to do in Rio, sure to make it a popular destination for football fans during the games.
Salvador will host games including a Round-of-16 match and a quarterfinal tie during Brazil 2014. Brasilia will host seven 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil games including the quarterfinal tie game. Several cities will host four and five games each. This means that there is plenty to do and see and each location.
- Accommodations – Once you have determined the host city or cities you wish to visit during your time in Brazil, you will want to determine accommodations. It is important to book your hotel accommodations in advance, as they fill quickly for such a momentous event. There are many packages available for Brazil 2014 that makes it easy for fans to find great accommodations to accompany their matches.
- Entertainment – You will also want to consider the additional entertainment you are interested in during your stay. Whether you are looking for music, clubs, or gambling, there is something for everyone in most of the host cities. Dining preferences, gambling plans, and family needs are all things you will want to consider while planning to your travels. Sports bets at Ladbrokes are available in most cities and most major cities have hotels close to clubs and beaches. Family fun is available in several cities such as Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo including Brazil’s largest water park in Fortaleza.
- Attractions – It is important to consider attractions you might be interested in while visiting Brazil. If you are traveling to the 2014 FIFA World Cup games from outside of Brazil, you may be planning a vacation to coincide with the games. You may wish to determine the game venues based on the additional attractions you plan to see during your stay. Some of the famous attraction you may be interested in include Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Corcovado (Christo Redentor) in Rio de Janeiro, exploring the Amazon in Manaus, and combing the exquisite beaches in Fortaleza.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Games in Brazil will begin 12 June 2014 and conclude 13 July 2014. As you prepare for your attendance, be sure to plan well ahead of time and prepare to have the time of your life.