A valid passport is needed to gain entry into the United Kingdom and Rio. Please be aware that in the USA there is a large backlog for requesting passports (new and/or renewals) and we strongly urge you to begin this process as soon as you can.
Ludus Tours has arranged for preferred rates for our clients who use CIBT, the country’s largest visa and passport provider. You can contact CIBT’s passport experts at 800-577-2428. Be sure to mention code 47135 for discounted rates.
Passports and Visas
Do you have a valid passport? In case you don't have one, here is more information on how to apply:
For USA Citizens
For Others: please ask your local government in charge of issuing passports.
You can also contact VISA HQ, a private company.
If you have already have a passport, please check the expiration date. While some countries impose a minimum passport validity for arriving passengers, there is no such requirement for the United Kingdom. U.S. citizens seeking entry as tourists or visitors are simply required to present a valid passport, as explained on the website of the UK Border Agency.
Canadian and US citizens don't need a tourist visa to enter the UK or any other EU Countries. If you don't belong to the above countries or you’re not traveling for tourism, please check here to see if you need to apply for one.
The process to get a visa can take up to 6 months. We strongly suggest you apply as soon as possible!
If you haven't booked a flight need and you need some help or want to compare quotes, please email email@example.com. We are able to assist you with this process! Please provide the following information in your email: the closest airport to your city, dates of arrival and departure, your airport of arrival if you don't intend to fly roundtrip to/from Rio and age and number of passengers traveling with you.
Our tour packages do not include insurance as most of the travelers have personal coverage. If you need travel insurance, please feel free to contact Travelex. Please make sure to mention you are with Ludus Tours and give them the following Location #: 05-0974.