Advance check-in, flight to Israel

Mar 7th, 2006, 12:43 PM
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 19,419
Advance check-in, flight to Israel

10 months ago a Continental check-in clerk explained, once I've swiped my passport at the airport, I will be able to check-in on-line.

This morning I got an e-mail for 24 hrs international check-in. I tried to do it 23 hrs before the first leg, but got a message "can't do".

Is this strange? I didn't even get to the page asking if I'd have luggage or not! Only the infant in lap - at my age!!

The same passport valid till December 2007, flying for 2 weeks in March 2006. Seats assigned.

Maybe because I'm flying to Israel, is there some special security concern?
FainaAgain is offline  
Mar 7th, 2006, 12:46 PM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 412
Are you flying El Al?
maxwell is offline  
Mar 7th, 2006, 12:53 PM
  #3  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 19,419
No, Continental. 2nd international flight within the last 9 or 10 months.
FainaAgain is offline  
Mar 7th, 2006, 12:55 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 412
Hmm. I'm curious now though! Flying to Israel, or rather, trying to get on the flight to Israel, was the most frustrating flying experiences of my life, so perhaps it does have something to do w/your destination.
maxwell is offline  
Mar 7th, 2006, 01:03 PM
  #5  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 19,419
When was it, what airline?
FainaAgain is offline  
Mar 7th, 2006, 01:04 PM
  #6  
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 412
It was last July, but I was flying El Al.
maxwell is offline  
Mar 7th, 2006, 01:12 PM
  #7  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 19,419
I just got a reply on the airline forum - the same on American, they don't allow on-line check-in for international travels. What a relief

One worry less, you think Maybe. Maybe not?
FainaAgain is offline  
Mar 7th, 2006, 01:34 PM
  #8  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 13,046
Continental does allow online check in for international itineraries originating from the US, so I also suspect this has something to do with your destination.
Patty is online now  
Mar 7th, 2006, 03:12 PM
  #9  
sandi
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
From my understanding - for travel to Israel regardless the airline, the same rules apply as if flying El Al.
 
Mar 7th, 2006, 03:24 PM
  #10  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 19,419
Good! I feel safer.
FainaAgain is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
inediazg
Africa & the Middle East
8
Apr 5th, 2012 02:04 PM
mariya
Africa & the Middle East
10
Nov 1st, 2007 08:17 PM
jenhack
Africa & the Middle East
8
Feb 23rd, 2006 01:01 AM
Janedoeinnyc
Africa & the Middle East
4
Jan 6th, 2006 02:29 PM
RBWhite
Africa & the Middle East
8
Jul 21st, 2005 05:53 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -

FODOR'S VIDEO

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:17 PM.