Dreading Dubai Airport Check-in Queues Amid Summer Rush? Here’s How You Can Avoid them For Free!

Here’s how you can avoid long queues at the Dubai Airport at check-in encounters as the summer rush sets in.

by Anupriya Mishra
Dreading Dubai Airport Check-in Queues Amid Summer Rush? Here’s How You Can Avoid them For Free!

With the summer vacations nearly here, chances are that you already have plans to take a much-needed break from the mundanity of daily life. A family vacation with the entire tribe sounds nothing short of exciting. However, the first leg of travel, which basically involves going through all the airport check-in can be quite cumbersome and something that people dread. If you also happen to be someone who is dreading the same, here’s how you can avoid long queues in the UAE at check-in encounters as the summer rush sets in.

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In a report by Khaleej Times, it was mentioned that people can save a lot of time when it comes to airport check-in if they check in online or at an alternate location. Yes, they can save about 25% of the time at these counters that are often queued up by travellers. In fact, the transaction at the self-service baggage drop kiosk would also be quicker, as compared to the traditional one.

These suggestions come at a time when Emirates is expected to fly about 2.6 million passengers from Dubai International Airport during the peak travel rush period. In fact, July 6 is going to be the busiest day at the airport as per the reports. These numbers prove that there might be long queues! In fact, these queues might take an average time of 20 minutes but customers can follow these simple tricks to save on this time.

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Take A Look At These Tips

Emirates App Counter Check In
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In case you’re wondering, here’s how you can also save some much-needed time on travel.

  • You can check in via the app or online as it opens 48 hours ahead of the flight departure time. In fact amount 50% of the passengers are already using it!
  • You can make use of the baggage drop facility a day in advance for free, which will allow you to travel first on the day.
  • People who are departing from Dubai have the option to check in early and drop off the bag 24 hours before departure and even 12 hours before departure in case they’re flying to the US.
  • People can make use of home check-in where agents will come to their houses to complete the process and they can then arrive with their hand baggage.

One of the best ways to travel during the summer rush is to travel back for free. They can easily make use of the home check-in service, however it should be noted that it’s available from AED220 onwards. So, if you have the money for the service, why not make use of the same and skip the queue?

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