FIFA World Cup attracts tourists from across the world but this year, those travelling to Brazil ought to be carrying a bigger wallet than usual. © AP
Brazil is a land of sky-high prices, and here is a sample of the charges awaiting visitors coming for the World Cup:
-Single room at four-star hotel in Copacabana: $400 a night.
-Big Mac: $6.28.
-iPhone 5s: $1,250 on Apple's Brazilian website.
-Official Brazil national team soccer shirt: $103-$157.
-Pair of Nike's Flyknit Lunar 2 running shoes: $313.
-Levis 501: $80.
-"Rodizio," all-you-can-eat barbecue meal: $60, without drinks.
-Caipirinha cocktail, made with Brazil's cachaca sugar cane liquor: $10.
-Entrance to visit Christ the Redeemer statue: $22.
-Entrance to top of Sugar Loaf mountain: $22.