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Aer Lingus Dublin T2 - Self Checkin?

  • 21-05-2015 9:26pm
    Closed Accounts Posts: 61 ✭✭✭ DJDontaz


    Was just wondering about self checkin at T2 in Dublin with Are Lingus and seat selection.

    I want to pick my own seat but don't want to have to pay an extra 20Eur to choose them online. But apparently, when using the self-checkin kiosk in T2, you have the option to choose a seat there?

    Obviously, priority will be given to those who have paid for seat selection, but does anyone have experience with this?

    Thank you.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 13,420 ✭✭✭✭ athtrasna

    You can choose your own seat once free online check in opens, I think it's 24 hours before the flight but may be wrong. I wouldn't leave it until the airport

  • Registered Users Posts: 24,362 ✭✭✭✭ coylemj

    It's much less stressful and you will have better choice of seats if you do it from home - beginning 30 hours before the flight you can do a 'web check-in' and select your seat for free.

    Click the link below and click the 'web check-in' button ......

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,435 ✭✭✭ munchkin_utd

    another advantage of checking in the day before is that you are then guaranteed a seat.
    One of my last times flying from Dublin I was checking in 2 hours before, and there was barely a free seat on the plane.
    In busy periods Aer Lingus over book the plane, sell more seats than there are on the aircraft in the knowledge that normally a few dont turn up, so should by chance all people turn up, some will be left behind.

    The airlines in that case ask if anyone would be happy with a later flight and will give cash compensation.
    A regular poster here was travelling with the family when the flight was overbooked and voluntarily rebooked and took the cash, so had about a Grand extra Holiday Money!