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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Checked luggage procedures between Haneda and Narita airports

I bought tickets from Japan Airlines (JAL), the details as per below: Day 1: From Penang to KL and change flight to Tokyo Narita Day 15: From Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda, then fly from Tokyo Narita ...
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Can my travel companion use my ticket for the extra seat/space?

I have a non-refundable ticket for a domestic US flight I can no longer use due to circumstances. Can my travel companion still use my boarding pass, assume I would check in and print out for them, ...
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How can I ensure that two passengers with separate bookings on Ryanair sit together?

I made two separate bookings with Ryanair for me and a friend (they travel A->B->A, whereas I travel only the B->A leg together with them). I did not include any extras during booking, such as the "...
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How early can I drop off my luggage for EI at DUB to AMS?

At Budapest airport, the check in didn't open until two hours before flight. I wonder whether there's a similar idiocy going on at Dublin or I could drop my luggage off at leisure earlier.
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Can I check in at a later destination? [duplicate]

If I have ordered a travel from San Fransisco to Amsterdam, and American airline have given me tickets from San Fransisco to Denver and tickets from Denver to Amsterdam, can I then skip the first ...
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For UK/USA bound flights, are details entered during online check-in, such as date of birth or passport number ever checked by airlines/immigration?

When checking-in for a flight online, you are usually asked for details such as date of birth, passport number, passport expiration dates, etc. However despite making minor mistakes a few times (...
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Is this an erroneous statement in Wizz Air's online check-in form?

When performing online check-in for a Wizz Air flight, I was asked to read and confirm the following statement: If you are an EU/EEA citizen, please go to Wizz Air’s check-in desk for a document ...
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Do I have to recheck my bag after going through customs if I do not get on my connecting flight?

The cheapest flight I can find from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to Raleigh, North Carolina, has a 15-hour layover in Charlotte, NC. I would much rather just rent a car in Charlotte and drive home, ...
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Can my Q Bag Tag be used by another traveller?

I have multiple Q Bag Tags from my airline Qantas. If I lend one to a friend, are they able to use it? It's unclear whether the tag is permanently associated with my frequent flyer number, or if it ...
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Traveling from heathrow UK with baby food glass jars

We are going to visit India next month, we are planning to take baby food in jars which are glass made. We are not sure where to put them, whether in the main lauggage which will be booked on air ...
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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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Do airlines (Emirates) weigh each check-in baggage separately

I'm travelling to the USA using a large bag (weighs greater than 23kgs) and a medium bag (weighs less than 23 kgs), both of which collectively are within the checkin limit (46 kgs). But the big one ...
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Does Lufthansa allow you to choose seats for free during checking-in online?

When I booked my flight with Lufthansa, an early seat reservation was available for an extra fee. But I did not want to pay extra so I just skipped this step. Is it possible for me to check-in ...
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Is it possible to short-check part of my baggage in a connecting flight?

I'll be traveling from Rio de Janeiro (GIG) to Paris (ORY) with a connecting flight in Lisbon (LIS). All flights are with TAP (Air Portugal) and there is a 3 hour wait in Lisbon. Is it possible to ...
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Is there anything I can do as a passenger to shorten the time between when the check-in counter opens and my flight lands at its destination?

If I myself am clearing check-in, boarding, and disembarking fairly quickly, is there anything else I can do to help make these processes go smoother and faster?
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Travelling using two passports of the same country

I am German and I am holding two valid German passports. My first passport (Passport A) contains a Chinese visa. My second passport (Passport B) is still empty so far. Now I want to travel from ...
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Do I need both the boarding pass and the tickets?

I'm about to travel with Ryanair for the first time and have a hard time understanding the rules. I know that I need to do an online check-in and to print a boarding pass (or do it at the airport and ...
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How many hours in advance can I enter Mumbai airport for an early morning flight?

As I'm flying at 06:20 from Mumbai, as a holder of the gold star alliance card, how many hours in advance I can be at the airport? Per example may I go at 12 and then go to the lounge. Because in ...
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Who am I flying with?

I purchased a ticket from PIT to CWL with stops in DTW & AMS through a 3rd party website. I'm 99% certain it's KLM, but the ticket lists Endeavor Air, Delta. & KLM Cityhopper for the ...
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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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Amount of liquid to bring on carry-in luggage - Philippines

Can you clarify the rules for liquid in carry-on luggage from the Philippines? It says here that Containers for LAGs in your carry-on baggage must be one hundred (100) milliliters/grams or less. ...
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Father brought my plane ticket on his credit card, does he need to come with me to check in? [duplicate]

So I'm leaving from England to Texas in 2 days and was wondering since my Father brought my tickets with his credit card, does he need to be there with the credit card at check in? He's taking me to ...
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Which passport to use for airline check-in for dual citizenship [duplicate]

I am a Canadian living in Canada with another citizenship from a country (Country A) that does not recognize dual citizenship. Citizens of Country A needs visa to enter Canada. Will be travelling to ...
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How are combined dimensions calculated for checked baggage on Ryanair?

The Ryanair website makes little sense regarding combined dimensions for checked baggage. For health and safety reasons Ryanair does not accept for carriage any individual item exceeding 32 kilos ...
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Will my baggage be checked through to the destination by Lufthansa?

I reserved flights from Hong Kong to Dublin and will change planes at Munich, and when I return from Dublin to Hong Kong I will change planes at Frankfurt. All legs are operated by Lufthansa. I am ...
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Likelihood of accidentally checking in passport with luggage

Out of curiosity: how likely is it that you end up in a foreign country with your passport inside your checked-in luggage, and are there specific safeguards in place to prevent that? It appears to me ...
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How does the Starwood Hotels in-app check-in work for affiliates without a keyless entry system?

I see that Starwood Properties has been rolling out the In App Check-in and Keyless entry but has not installed them yet at the Westin Brand in Scottsdale. Was wondering if you can still check-in ...
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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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How early to arrive at Frankfurt airport?

My Flight (with Adria Airways) leaves at 20:30 from terminal 1 of Frankfurt Airport. (On a Wednesday if it matters:) I was thinking of arriving at the Airport from Göttingen with the ICE771 that ...
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Connecting Jet airways flight Mumbai to Jaipur, after flying in from Frankfurt. What would be the luggage allowance?

I am flying by Luthansa from Frankfurt to Jaipur, where Frankfurt to Mumbai is Luthansa flight with 23 kg checkin allowance and from Mumbai to Jaipur, I have a connecting Jet Airways flight, which is ...
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Hotel near Newark airport (EWR) for early morning use

I am arriving at Newark airport (EWR) at 6 in the morning, and my next flight is late in the evening. I would like to get a few hours of sleep after I arrive (and don't want to pay too much for it, ...
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Are airlines required to check for Brazilian visa of an American at check-in?

I was offered a job in Brazil and wanted to make sure it was a good place for my kids so booked a flight the morning of the offer for a flight later that morning. I arrived at airport for my direct ...
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Can you check an envelope? (of razor blades)

I'm traveling soon, and will be bringing everything in my carry-on. However, I'd like to bring my preferred blades for my safety razor, rather than finding whatever I can in another country (and ...
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Why do some ferry checkins close so early?

At P&O Ferries Hull to Rotterdam, for all passengers, including foot passengers, check in closes 90 minutes prior to departure. On Stena Line ferries between Harwich and Hoek van Holland, all ...
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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 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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Do I need to do the checkin in the Thalys?

I am going to use the Thalys from Paris to Brussels. Its the first time I use it and the whole booking process resembles a lot using an airplane, which leads me to questions. Do you need to do some ...
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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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Vacation booking reference problem with checkmytrip.com

I've just booked my trip at Aeroflot airlines via (Van Vic Vacations), I recieved a mail confirmation with the booking reference number. I've tried to use this number along my last name at checkmytrip....
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Are LiPo batteries allowed on commercial airlines?

I want to travel with my RC quadcopter across international boundaries (Canada to USA). The RC uses LiPo batteries and I have two separate batteries for it. Are they even allowed on airlines? I am ...
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Can I take liquids in checked luggage on a plane?

I'm surprised that I haven't found this question on the Travel.SE already. I know there are restrictions on carrying liquid on commercial flights, less than 100ml. Does this also apply to checked ...
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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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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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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 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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“Do not board” message at the airport check-in?

I was booked on a flight for Chicago from Bangalore (India), I have a B1 visa. During check-in at the airport counter (for air India) they guy (who generates the boarding pass) said he gets an error ...
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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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Check in via Lufthansa app

Since I'd like to choose seats and avoid overbooking I'd like to check in in advance. There is an app and they say that we can check in using it. My questions are: if I use app to check in should ...
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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 ...
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For the Qatar Airways Doha-Dubai shuttle service, when does Dubai checkin close?

If you go to the Dubai Airport (DXB) website at the moment, and ask it about checkin times, it has a popup that warns that at this time of year, you should allow 3 hours for checkin and departure from ...