DUBAI, UAE- To accommodate the surge in departures before Eid al Adha on June 24 and the summer holiday season starting on July 1, Emirates (EK) suggests that travelers carefully plan their travel journey.
As busy days are anticipated with over 80,000 passengers departing from Dubai, Emirates advises passengers to arrive at the airport up to 3 hours prior to their flight.
Further, keep track of their boarding time for timely gate arrival. Further, utilize various check-in and baggage drop alternatives to minimize their time spent at the airport.
Emirates Outbound Travel Guidelines
Emirates invites passengers to optimize their journey by following these convenient steps:
- Get your digital boarding pass in advance:
- Download the Emirates app or check in online via Emirates.com to receive a digital boarding pass on your mobile device or via email.
- Enjoy the flexibility to manage bookings, select meals, arrange chauffeur drive service, pre-select in-flight entertainment, and more.
- Drop off luggage early and avoid queues:
- Take advantage of the option to drop off your luggage at the airport the night before travel, free of charge.
- Dubai passengers can check in and drop off bags 24 hours in advance (or 12 hours for US or Tel Aviv flights). Further allowing for hassle-free immigration procedures upon arrival.
- Experience the new City Check-in and Travel Store:
- Discover the brand-new City Check-in and Travel Store located in ICD Brookfield Place, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
- Enjoy seamless service through self-check-in kiosks or dedicated desks with Emirates agents, available from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm daily, up to 4 hours before your flight.
- Convenient check-in options in Ajman:
- Ajman Central Bus Terminal offers a 24-hour City Check-in service, allowing passengers to check in up to 4 hours before departure.
- Board a bus to Emirates Terminal 3 for a smooth transition to your flight.
- Home check-in services:
- Take advantage of the Home Check-in service provided by DUBZ agents in Dubai and Sharjah.
- Complete the check-in process in the comfort of your home, hotel, or office, and have your bags delivered to the flight.
- First Class passengers can enjoy complimentary Home Check-in services.
- Utilize Emirates’ world-class airport facilities:
- Use Emirates’ self-check-in kiosks at the airport to view your travel itinerary, select seats, and add Emirates Skywards numbers.
- Conveniently drop off your bags at the designated area.
- Support for passengers with special needs:
- Passengers with hidden disabilities can receive dedicated support from trained Emirates and airport staff.
- Enjoy a pre-planning guide for Dubai International Airport (DXB), complimentary parking for 2 hours, and access to priority lanes for check-in, passport control, security, and boarding.
- Pre-order Duty-Free Shopping:
- Visit EmiratesRED.com to pre-order Duty-Free products and deliver them directly to your flight seat.
- Explore a wide range of luxury products, including brands like Tom Ford, Jo Malone, La Mer, Dolce & Gabbana, and more.
- Pre-order up to 21 days before your flight and receive your purchases onboard.
Simplify your travel experience and make the most of your time with Emirates’ efficient services and offerings.
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