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I got their reply on twitter: You will be able to check in at the airport. My colleagues will assign you a seat for free As to whether or not a check in fee will be added the answer is no: with eurowings you can check in in person at no cost. The online process just speeds it up, allowing you to skip the queue when you have no stored luggage, and lets ...


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Check-in staff go by Timatic, which is based on information provided to IATA by local immigration authorities. They won't change their mind even if you call an embassy in front of them. Unfortunately there is a misunderstanding on your part: it is not the 3-month passport validity requirement in and of itself that was new, but the 15-day visa exemption ...


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I don't think they actually want you to cancel. It's probably a website error. Normally you'd expect "cancel flight" to be displayed as one option in addition to "check in", "change flight", etc, but I suspect for some reason those options are not being displayed. You'll probably need to phone the airline to complete your check-in, or check in when ...


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To answer more generally: If the flight is covered by the EU Flight Compensation Regulation (all Eurowings flights are so), the airline is not allowed to charge the passenger for an upgrade in this situation. Article 10(1): If an operating air carrier places a passenger in a class higher than that for which the ticket was purchased, it may not ...


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Well, it'll depend, but yes, there are certainly advantages. Often airlines have bag drop only, if you've checked in online. They'll still check your ID, but it saves you lining up with all the others who still need to go through the check in process. By checking in early, you're less likely to be bumped - flights oversell regularly, on the assumption a ...


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Yes, you do, and sitting next to your friends and family is explicitly listed as a reason to do it. For what it's worth, this is fairly common for low-cost carriers.


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Travel agents are normally required to inform you of changes to material circumstances. Those would be things like: change of flight time, change of seats, change of airports, change of layovers, change of booking class, etc. Reminding you to check in would be merely a courtesy, as they've already warned you about it at the time of booking. Therefore the ...


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Yes, you absolutely can. At Heathrow they do not check if you are traveler or not until the time you reach the secured departures area through the security gates. That obviously is after the check-in step. You can go to check-in counter with her, help her get a boarding pass. She then goes through the security for departures area and you go back home from ...


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After chatting with Icelandair representative, applicable country in this field means that to which country you have the visa to, in this case is USA, therefore I should put USA.


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I can't find anything about emergency travel documents in their Ts&Cs, but I've found this relevant exchange from Ryanair's official twitter account: Ann ‏@ann_nguyen1 16 Jul 2015 @Ryanair I only have my emergency travel document and I'm flying on Sat from Manch home to Norway. Can I still board the flight?Pls say YES Ryanair ‏@Ryanair 16 ...


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The CBP/TSA have recommendations from both their own and external parties about certain individuals for whatever reasons - innocuous, cautionary or other, indicating that their recommendation is that said individual not be allowed to board a flight. For example, the CDC (Center for Disease Control): CDC provides “Do Not Board” recommendations to CBP and ...


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It's how the airline gets paid for the flight. At check in, the airline receives the relevant flight coupon(s) from the ticket or electronic ticket. The coupon, whether paper or electronic, is needed for the operating airline to claim the value of the flight back from the original travel agent or airline that issued the ticket, and who received the money ...


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Humans are fallible. Even the ones that are meant to be well trained. I spent years in America on a visa that nobody recognised because there are so few in circulation (E3). I almost got arrested at a DMV because a police officer went on a power trip about me being in the country illegally because of the date on my Verizon bill being before my visa start ...


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Wherever it asks for your "passport number", just put in your ID card number instead. "Passport number" is a generic term, which really means "travel document number". So don't take it too literally. So no need to complicate this: again, just put your ID card number in the API system.


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If you want to get into a hotel room before 12:30pm on the 13th, you will have to request 12th Feb and tell the hotel it's a late check-in. Because they say that check-in only goes until 22:30 (10:30pm), you should call them to see if they can check you in when you arrive in the very early morning. For the check-out, if you want to stay in the room later, ...


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You can read in https://travel.stackexchange.com/a/42030/4188 I was offered a giant, durable, resealable (great for security checks), clear plastic bag, similar to a trash bag but thicker, with the airline's logo on it, to prevent any straps or hooks from getting caught in the baggage handling. Since that flight I've found that most legacy airlines have ...


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If you have a boarding pass (whether that was obtained via online check-in or via a kiosk at the airport), then you can skip the check-in counter completely and head straight to security/immigration. If there is a need for them to sight your passport (eg, to check you have the required visas) then one of two things will happen : 1) You will not be allowed ...


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If it's a single booking, your bags will automatically checked through to your final destination. You should be getting the boarding passes of both flights in Hamburg from the Kiosk and the baggage tag should show your final destination. See https://www.lufthansa.com/de/en/Checking-in-baggage for baggage drop off instruction in Hamburg More info on using ...


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Seat selection information is available on Lufthansa's site here. Free seat selection during check-in You may, of course, choose any of the remaining seats free of charge as soon as check-in for the respective flight begins – usually 23 hours before departure. Please note that selection is limited under these conditions. Payment information ...


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Have done this so many times, with many, many airlines. I often check in online in case I'm delayed by traffic etc, at least I've bought myself some time - but if I get there on time, I too like to get the actual boarding pass. Also for 18 months I worked for an airline in Australia, had to fly regularly and we'd regularly reprint, change, update and ...


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Is passenger information (as entered during online check-in) other than name and visa ever validated by airlines? For US/UK flights the information you entered during online check-in seem to be always thrown away. What seem to happen in practice nowadays is that your passport is always scanned/swiped during the "document check" (which happens either during ...


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Completely depends on the agent. When I was in London in January, I failed to find anywhere to print it, and when I got to Stansted, one agent did want to charge me 15 quid. Discretely went to another agent, who printed it for free. Don't know if being EEA or non-EEA matters, but it could (with EEA pax being treated more strictly, seeing as non-EEA pax ...


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When you receive your boarding pass it is valid for sure. There is no re-checkin to be done, you are good to go. Nothing else is required.


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Originally, checking in indicated (as you say) that a passenger was at an airport (possibly a different airport in the case of connecting flights) and gave the airline a better sense of who was going to fly. These days, most of the airline's processes are done during the final pre-departure processes at the gate, so the notion of checking in equating to ...


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I suspect you'll have no trouble at all. My wife & I recently flew to the US from the UK with a brand new (and very cheap) suitcase with a front zip-up pocket. It got to the US okay, but on the next (domestic US) leg of the journey, the front panel had been torn off - it was hanging by a scrap of fabric and the contents of the case were protected only ...


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I already have flown with Turkish a couple of times; the site is not exactly a shining example how to write a (corporate) website. Often to complete operations or even to authenticate, Safari does not work for me, or fails in strange ways and Firefox has to be used. Frequently, some other operations are so much easier in their iOS application. For ...


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In my experience it varies a lot how is it organized. The patterns I experienced so far were: Online check–in not available. Online check–in doesn't issue boarding pass. Online check–in issues boarding pass and instruction to visit airport check-in. Person checks boarding pass before entry to security area and asks to visit check-in. Gate announces for my ...


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Can we enter Schengen (and/or Turkey) by two one-way tickets on different airlines? Yes you can enter with a one way ticket in Schengen or turkey on different airlines. I have entered multiple times in Scgengen, Uk and Turkey with 1 way ticket. Your all airline tickets can be with different airlines as long as you provide your next/return ticket to ...


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I couldn't check in online a couple weeks ago because I was selected for extra screening (Secondary Security Screening Selection ). I think that's what's probably also happening to you. You can simply check in at the airport. From what I can tell, a few people on each flight to the US are selected this way. I asked the gate agent and the selection is ...


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