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What is KLM Check-in Baggage Policies?

Boarding your flight in peace is the first step in creating a memorable experience which includes getting through the check-in formalities and it is essential to know the check-in and baggage policy so that you can avoid any unnecessary hassle at the airport. You will be able to save time and money. The airline’s policy related to check-in baggage can be found here. You can get more details here.

How long before flight can I check in KLM?

For online check-in, the earliest you can check in is 24 hours prior to the departure. the availability of the service is only for flights to and from the US.  
For other destination flights, check-in starts 30 hours before the departure. 
At the airport, you can check in  2- 4 hours before the scheduled departure, depending on the destination. 

What is the baggage allowance and Policy for KLM Airlines?

If you hold an economy ticket, you can get a carry-on and a personal item like a small briefcase or a purse for free.  

  • The maximum allowed size of the carry-on is 21.5 inches in length,10 inches in width, and 13.5 inches in height, and the personal item should be at most the size of 18 inches in length,a 8 inches in width, and 13.5 inches in height. 
  • The maximum weight allowed for the carry-on is 40 pounds. 
  • The allowance for check-in baggage for economy class is one bag. You must exceed the weight limit of 50 pounds. 
  • Business class passengers can check in 2 bags, and the weight should not be more than 70.5 pounds. 

If you have excess bags, you have to pay the charges for it. 

How does KLM online check-in work?

Online Check-in can be done by using the official website or the mobile app. You have to use the tab Check in and enter the booking details.  

  • After the check-in is complete, you can download the boarding pass. 
  • Arrive at the airport, and you can proceed to the baggage drop-off counter directly if you have check-in baggage. 
  • You will not have to go to the check-in counters, and you can proceed toward the security check. 
  • You cannot check in online if you require special service if you are traveling in a group or if you need extra assistance. 

Does it matter if you check in online or at the airport?

No, it does not matter whether you check in online or at the airport. But there can be a few advantages of checking in online that are listed below. 

  • You can get your boarding pass early and you may get the printout which may cost you less compared to getting the printout of the boarding pass at the airport. 
  • You will be able to save time at the airport as you will not have to wait in a queue to check-in. 

The information above will be useful if you have a flight with KLM Airlines. If you need any other help related to travel, you may visit the official website or call the customer service number. The airline is always available to provide the solution to your query. 

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