Questions tagged [check-in]

Registering a traveller’s presence and completing in-person formalities such as on arrival at a hotel or confirmation of intention to travel such as on-line to an airline.

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Is it possible to check-in a small bag which is usually used as a cabin bags?

My handbag size is 36*22*54 cm (18"), it is a small size which is normally used as a handbag. But I like to feel free and don't want to have it with me all the trip. So I would like to check it in. Is ...
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In Kenya, are airlines authorised to conduct background checks of passengers? [closed]

Are airlines authorised to carry out a background check prior to check-in and deny you boarding? My son reported to the check-in counter at Nairobi Airport to catch a flight to Quito through ...
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What document should I use for RyanAir check in: non-EU passport or Spanish residency card?

I've booked a flight from Malaga to Ibiza. I'm Moroccan and only have a Moroccan passport. I'm going to be traveling with my Spanish residency card. However, the Ryanair system is asking me for my ...
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Boarding passes and online check-in

I am having trouble printing out my boarding pass after online check-in. I have two flights (Munich - Istanbul, Istanbul - Washington D.C.), but the system lets me print only one boarding pass for the ...
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Late Check In rules

Advice required. Just tried to check into my BA flight from Miami to LHR and they are saying an 18 hour delay. So do I still need to be at the airport in time for the original departure time or will I ...
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Using Ryanair online check-in, how to print boarding pass for the return flight?

I am flying with Ryanair and have managed to print my outgoing boarding pass, but it says you can't print a return until 8 days before departure. What do you do then?
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If flight is delayed, what is the minimum time you must be at the gate if already check-in?

If know that my flight will be delayed by several hours, what is the minimum time I must be at the airport and at the gate (per regulations) if I have already checked-in? For instance, I want to ...
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When flying back from India to the US with eVisa + green card, does one have to take any action immigration-wise before the flight?

Bob holds a French passport, a US green card, and is visiting India on an e-Visa (formerly known as tourist visa). He flew to India directly from the US. When flying back from India to the US, does ...
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When is the content of a luggage checked for contact information?

I usually do not put any luggage tags when checking them in, relying on the ones attached at check in. I also put inside a page with my name and contact data but never actually checked if, in case my ...
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Is it safe to put a PS4 in checked luggage?

My friend is coming back to India from Dubai and is bringing a PS4 for me, as it is cheaper there. It is new and in the original, unopened packaging. He has his own carry-on baggage and adding the PS4 ...
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Will my ID scan at check-in?

I have a flight booking, and below is a section of the airline's reservation data: 1.SSR DOCS B2 HK1 GVAMSQ0872S26OCT/P/SWE/*****125/SWE/04MAY1995/M/02FEB2023/DEVECSERI/ANDRE 2.SSR DOCS B2 HK1 ...
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Check in to conflicting flights

I found myself in an interesting puzzle. Here is the simplified version: I have a flight from A to C, connecting through B. I decide that from B I actually want to go to D, so I buy a separate ticket ...
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Condor carry-on luggage check procedure

When recently I was traveling on Condor I had opted for check-in at the counter since I had to drop a bag as well. The agent first weighted my hold luggage and then my carry-on together with the hold ...
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How do airlines link travellers who bought separate tickets? [closed]

I was travelling from Johannesburg to Paris on EgyptAir recently and at check-in in Johannesburg was subjected to a barrage of questions about where I lived, what I was doing in France and how long I ...
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Are there kiosks at Malpensa Airport?

Is there a kiosk at Malpensa where I can print my easyJet boarding pass?
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Do I still need to bring/print e-ticket reference number if I check in on-line and print my boarding pass?

I am flying with Easyjet and I have checked in on-line (there is no other option). I will bring and print my boarding pass. Is this enough, or do I still need to print and bring the e-ticket ...
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Returning to UK from John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY

I would like to know what the procedures are on departing JFK. I'm allowing three hours before my flight. Will that be enough? What do I do then? Where do I find check-in?
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Can people on the same ticket separately check-in at airline counter?

If one of the passengers has not reached airport yet, can the rest check-in while the remaining check-in later (to get their boarding pass)?
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Can I check in at a desk (JFK) from inside security?

I have a flight out of JFK (to London). I want to fly to JFK from ATL (on a different ticket) and arrive a few hours prior. I am not checking any bags, so there are no issues there. My main question:...
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Connecting Flights

I will be flying from San Diego to Dubrovnik in July through SAS airlines. I booked my ticket through SAS and one of the domestic flights is being operated through United. I have a layover in Dulles (...
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Wizz-air Discount Club companion travelling alone without the holder

i want to ask if it is possible to book a ticket for me (discount holder) and one other person. They check in for the flight, I do not (i miss the flight) do they still get the discount? Can they ...
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Can I check in at a kiosk if I selected “Online check in”?

I am travelling from Kingston, Jamaica to Fort Lauderdale tomorrow afternoon with Spirit Airlines. I selected "online check in" but have been unable to check in because I do not have a printer at home ...
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checked bags from Singapore [closed]

I am flying out from Singapore to London Heathrow on Singapore Airlines. I will arrive Heathrow at 15.20. My next flight out from Heathrow to Raleigh, NC USA is on the next morning at 10.00am with ...
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Spirit Airlines online check-in with no printer [duplicate]

Can I just check in online and then print boarding passes from the kiosk at the airport? I am on vacation and don't have a printer available to me to print out anything.
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Do you take off luggage tag for return flight and out new one on?

Will be flying with easy jet and was wondering for retuning flights the old luggage tag we have on are suitcase. should we take them off before arriving at the airport to return home or leave it as ...
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Does booking flights on a third party website produce a single PNR?

I am currently in the process of researching flights from DRW (Darwin, Australia) to TLV (Tel Aviv, Israel). It am currently considering an itinerary with the route DRW -> SIN -> FRA -> TLV with the ...
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EU passport holder with Belarusian nationality [closed]

I have a European passport issued in Estonia and ID card. In my passport the nationality stated as Belarusian, as I was born there, but I have been living in Estonia for more than 30 years. I am ...
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Frankfurt-Kuala Lumpur with Turkish Airlines

I want to travel to Kuala Lumpur from Frankfurt with Turkish Airlines, with a stop in Istanbul for 2 hours. Since I have 2 different tickets with different booking numbers, should I take my checked ...
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Having bought flight tickets from a third party, how do I check-in online?

I bought a round-trip flight ticket from a third party. The flights are operated by Air France and China Eastern Airlines. More specifically: Toulouse --> Paris --> Shanghai (operated by Air France)...
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How long before my flight should I arrive at Mumbai airport?

I will be flying out of Mumbai airport at 13.00 on a Friday on British Airways. I'm looking to understand how long beforehand I should arrive - I'm unfamiliar with Mumbai airport procedures. In case ...
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What do check-in counters know about travelers?

I recently noticed that check in counters started to automatically give me window seats. In the past, I often asked for a window seat or was asked about my preferences. Thus, my question is whether ...
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Travelling in the Schengen Zone

My port of entry will be Spain after which I will travel to Amsterdam via KLM, Brussels by train, Paris by train and Rome via Alitalia. My question if the check-in staff, in KLM and Alitalia ...
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Leave Mumbai Airport after Check-In

I am planning to check-in my luggage 4 hrs before an international flight. Once I check-in my luggage and receive the boarding pass, can I leave the airport and come back after 1.5 hrs? I have an ...
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Traveling to India from the US via Dubai with a Cardboard Box as Check-in Bag

I am moving from the US to India with a layover in Dubai (Emirates). I have an Indian passport. I was wondering if there would be any issues in checking in a cardboard moving box. The box would ...
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How early should I arrive to Heathrow before departure?

Heathrow website says that it's enough to arrive two hours before departure (European flights), but I have heard that the lines are often long so maybe three hours would be better? How early should I ...
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Very early check-in in Frankfurt airport

In some east-asian airports is possible to check-in several hours in advance, so that you can spend time more time inside the airside of the airport (so you can use the lounge for example). I wonder ...
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Baggage transfer from Air India to Qantas on same booking

I am travelling to London with a transit in Dubai. My Air India flight arrives in Dubai (Terminal 1) at 22:25. The onward flight to London is with Qantas at 02:10 from Terminal 3. Will my luggage be ...
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What happens if you don't check-in your Flixbus ticket before boarding?

I am currently in a Flixbus bus, but before boarding on the bus I didn't check-in my ticket. The bus arrived a bit late, so everyone was boarding freely without showing the ticket to the driver (...
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Can KLM Checked-in baggage be **not suitcase**?

Can KLM checked-in baggage be not suitcase ? I've found that in rules it's called "suitcase": Check-in baggage: 1 suitcase* of max. 23 kg / 50 lbs So far I was mostly flying with "Star Alliance" ...
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Electrical Components in Checked In luggage

I was planning to buy few Arduino Board and sensors. Can I travel from UK to India carrying them in my checked in luggage/baggage? Note : It's direct flight. I am not planning to carry battery or any ...
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Denied check-in with a paid reservation, what can we do? [closed]

We made this reservation at booking dot com, with all money paid. At that day, we arrived at 8pm at the property, the property owner insisted that we arrived late and refused to check us in. ...
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Do airlines show different seats to different customers during online check-in?

I was flying with a group of friends on Emirates and I decided to check in online the exact moment the online check-in is enabled on the website. To my surprise I found about 10 seats only available ...
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At what airport will Australian advance passenger processing (APP) be performed?

Assume a passenger flies Zurich-Dubai-Sydney-Nouméa on a single e-ticket, and checks in on the Qantas website. Then assume the following two scenarios: The passenger prints the boarding passes at ...
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International Check-In Times with JetBlue

I just discovered that JetBlue has a list of international check-in times on their website, by which they mean at what time people should arrive at the airport for departures to various international ...
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Singapore Airlines seat selection after online booking

I read some similar questions (e.g. this), but they concern European airlines that have to act under European laws, Singapore Airlines probably doesn't. I booked a flight from FRA to SIN (and further ...
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Obtain Export Certificate from Indian Customs for items in checked baggage before Check-In?

This talks about a counter after immigration, much after check-in counter. Where can I get an export certificate of customs in India? Indian Customs counter at airports in India are typically after ...
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Can I transit at WAW (Poland) with separate tickets, without 90 days on my passport for Schengen visa

I'm a Japanese national who does not need Visa for entering Schengen area. I'm now in Ukraine, but I found I need to renew my passport as it is expiring. So I bought a flight ticket, from WAW (...
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Transfer Desks at ARN (Stockholm-Arlanda)?

I am booked on CA911 PEK-ARN and TK1796 ARN-IST, with 2 separate tickets. I will bring carry-on luggage only. Are there any transfer desks at ARN, specifically Turkish Airline's, so I can get my ...
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What's the maximum amount of luggage that can be carried on Qatar Airways?

I would be flying in Qatar Airways from Doha to Bangalore (India) and my check-in baggage allowance is 40 Kgs. Can I carry 3 bags within the limit of 40 kgs? Is there any limitation on the numbers of ...
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Can I check in and go through security at DTW the night before a flight?

I have a 6 am domestic flight out of DTW on American Airlines. Can I check in and go through airport the night before? Alternatively, I am happy to go standby for a flight at 7:20 or 9:00 the night ...