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A good sale for nonstop service to Fortaleza for last minute-ish travel. If you can make the dates work, an inexpensive trip to Brazil.
GOL is Brazil’s second largest airline, but it is also a low cost carrier. You will get 22lbs of carry-on + one personal item like a backpack. In addition, for international flights, you will be charged $15 for the first bag via their website or $30 at check-in and $35 via their website or $70 via check-in for the 2nd bag.
Brazil introduced e-Visa for Americans. You no longer need to visit one of their consulates to get a visa. The difference between the e-Visa and one from the consulate:
- e-Visa: Valid for 2 years, 90 days max per visit, $40.
- Consulate issued visa: Valid for 10 years, 90 days max per, $160
- To apply for the e-Visa: Visit Brazili’s e-Visa site.
Sample Travel Date:
- November 8th – 13th
- This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below
- Valid for travel in early November. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure
- Also available from mid February 2019 – early June 2019 for $344
- Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- This is just to search for availability. To buy your tickets, scroll down to “How to Buy” section of this post
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: MIA
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: G3
- Textbox 2:
- Destination: FOR
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: G3
- Textbox 2:
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “3-10” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
- The ITA search page should be like below when all values are inputted
- You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Buy” section below.
- MIA – FOR (Fortaleza) – MIA
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
GOL is a Delta partner. Mileage earning with Delta is as follows:
- Miles Flown: 6,928 miles or 4.2 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 0 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 0 miles
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- Visa: US Citizens – Required prior to arrival – $160 – $180. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Brazilian Real (BRL) $1USD = 3.69 BRL
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- No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards to save on international purchases
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