Have you ever being a victim of long queues at the airport? Have you ever inconvenienced people at your workplace/business partners, family, or even yourself because you had to postpone a meeting or an important issue in order for you to rush to the airport to check-in? If you answer yes to one of the above, then you are in the right place. Here, we have solutions to your problems. Most of the airlines have introduced a quick and convenient way of checking in. Online check-in is beneficial in that it is readily available from anywhere, as long as you have access to the internet and you check-in before the specified period of time elapses, it gives you an opportunity to choose your favorite seat and saves time (you avoid long queues). We take you step by step through a simple method of how to online check-in at the comfort of your workplace, hotel, home, car, etc.
Step one: Identification
Visit the website of the airline you had made reservations and log in. Identify yourself by entering your flight details which include: the e-ticket number or the booking code you had received earlier when you made reservations. Fill in your particulars and those of your companion/s if any. It is also important that you indicate whether you have luggage or not during check-in.
Step two: Flight Selection
Choose the flight of your choice and enter the flight number.
Step three: Seat Reservation
Check-in for the flight you chose in (two) above and reserve your preferred seat.
Step four: Confirmation and Boarding Pass
After you have reserved your seat, confirm your check-in and print out the boarding pass. You can also request an electronic boarding pass if the airline has provisions for the same. (Check out the details about electronic boarding pass before you request one)
Drop off Check-in Luggage Before your stipulated departure time, for most airports, it’s 30 hours to 2 hours, drop-off your check-in luggage at the drop-off point indicated at the airport. Confirm with the airline the specified time for drop-off or closing of the point. Afterward, proceed to the boarding gate.
You can cancel your online check-in in case you want to change to another flight. You can do this by logging in to the airline’s website and identify yourself by entering your e-ticket or booking code, then proceed to cancel your online check-in once you have located your information.
Unaccompanied passengers under the age of 18 are not allowed to use online check-in services. Most of the airlines advise their passengers who require special assistance to check-in directly at the check-in points located at the respective airlines. Commonly airlines do not allow someone who has a book of more than ten people to check-in online. Online check-in enables passengers to get updates on incoming departure and weather information.
Now that you have learned how to online check-in, go ahead and enjoy this service. Thank you and enjoy your flight.
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