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Flying domestically with GOL can be a great way to explore a new city and experience the local culture. Check in and baggage fees are important considerations to make when booking your flight, but they aren’t the only things you should know about this airline. Read on to learn more about companion discounts and in-flight entertainment. Then, use these tips to help you get the most out of your flight with GOL.

Check-in options

GOL airlines offer their passengers a variety of check-in options. Check-in time is an important aspect to remember, as you can be delayed by up to an hour. Regardless of how much time you have to check-in, make sure to arrive at the airport at least two hours before your flight. In addition, GOL provides complimentary entertainment during flight. If you have a long layover in between flights, you can check-in online for a more convenient check-in experience.

Baggage fees

GOL Airlines has a new policy regarding the handling of your excess baggage. If you are carrying too much baggage, GOL Airlines will charge you a fee for overweight baggage. The fees are applicable for both domestic and international flights. Check out the new policy to see what you need to do to avoid being charged more for excess baggage. It will also be a good idea to review the terms and conditions of the airline before booking your next flight.

In-flight entertainment

Passengers on Gol aircraft can now enjoy live TV, movies, and other content on their devices during the flight. They can also download the Gogo Entertainment app ahead of time. Gol also offers Wi-Fi service on its aircraft, dubbed GOL Online. Passengers will be able to stream music and use popular messaging apps, among other things. During the flight, passengers will also have access to their boarding passes and can check email, download movies and browse the internet.

Companion discounts

If you have a companion, you may qualify for special discounted air fares or preferential services. Companion discounts are available for travelers accompanied by a senior citizen or elderly person for medical reasons. Gol allows pets on flights, though they charge an extra fee for pet transport. In-flight services are limited, but include food, drinks, and magazines on long flights. Smiles is the official air mile program of the Gol airlines. You can earn miles by flying with Gol and its partner airlines.

Airline’s codeshare agreement with Etihad

A new codeshare agreement between GOL and Etihad Airways will allow passengers from Etihad to connect with GOL flights, providing a more convenient travel option. Customers traveling on either airline will benefit from the codeshare agreement, which includes the possibility of earning mileage from both airlines. GOL Smiles customers will now be able to join the Etihad Guest mileage program, while Etihad customers will be able to earn Etihad Guest miles as well.