Rio Galeão airport arrivals
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Recommendations after arriving at Rio Galeão airport (GIG)
Carry on luggage
Don’t forget your aircraft belongings.
In case you expect a connecting flight or a shuttle, and arrive in the early hours, the airport has 24-hour cafes.
If Rio Galeão airport is your final destination and you have checked luggage, go to the baggage claim area and look for the carousel that corresponds to your flight. In some cases there may be two flights sharing the same carousel. If your luggage is missing, go to your airline counter or ask for help to the airport staff.
If your are comming from an international flight, follow the signs to do migrations.
If you are a Brazilian resident, when returning from a trip abroad, you must show the Accompanied Baggage Declaration (DBA), individually fill out your declaration and inform Customs (in case of merchandise purchased in the amount of more than U$D 500 the cash in cash value greater than R$ 10,000 – ten thousand reais – or the equivalent in another currency). Purchases from Duty Free stores are not calculated within the U$D 500.00 tax exemption limit.
When you get to the public area, if a private driver is waiting for you, it will surely be with some sign and your name. If you want to search for a taxi, just look for the authorized ones and not the ones that some stranger can offer you.
For other inquiries, review the answers to the Frequently Asked Questions made by passengers.