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TIME ZONE CHECK IN QUESTION!

Lynncos
New Arrival

Hi,

I have a return flight booked from Nashville TN.  It departs 3:40pm - central time.

 

However, I will be in the Eastern time zone at the 24 hr check in point.  

 

3:40 pm Central time = 4:40 pm Eastern time

 

Can someone please confirm that I should do my 24 hr check in at 4:40 pm Eastern time?

 

I am traveling with 3 others and don't want to give them the wrong info!!

Thank you!

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Re: TIME ZONE CHECK IN QUESTION!

bec102896
Rising Star
Solution

You are correct You check in 24 hours before the flight in the timezone of the airport you are flying out of so yes if you will be in the eastern tomezone at check in time you would check in at 4:40 Eastern (3:30 Central) 

 

Hope this helps 

Blake 

Re: TIME ZONE CHECK IN QUESTION!

Lynncos
New Arrival

Thanks so much for confirming!  Much appreciated!

Lynn

Re: TIME ZONE CHECK IN QUESTION!

gsking
Active Member

Your boarding position is preordained...it's not critical to check in right at 24 hrs ahead of time.  So don't sweat it.

Re: TIME ZONE CHECK IN QUESTION!

SWDigits
Rising Star

@gsking that is NOT correct, unless you use EarlyBird check-in, your boarding position is based on when you check-in.


Customer | Home airport DCA | Community Champion

Re: TIME ZONE CHECK IN QUESTION!

gsking
Active Member

We're each half right.  A-List members get preassigned boarding.  Others do not.

 

"Tier Members' boarding positions are determined prior to check-in, their travel companions still need to check in manually at the 24 hour mark if they are not also Tier Members"

Re: TIME ZONE CHECK IN QUESTION!

SWDigits
Rising Star

@gsking I am *guessing* that the original poster is not A-list given that they are here on the forums asking about the check-in process.  I would hate for someone to be disappointed based on any comments found here


Customer | Home airport DCA | Community Champion

Re: TIME ZONE CHECK IN QUESTION!

Lynncos
New Arrival

Correct, I am the original poster and not an A list-er.  I fly SW about 4 times per year, so I am familiar enough with the check-in process but this is the 1st time I will be encountering T-24 check-in while  in a different time zone, therefore I just needed to confirm the timing.

@SWDigits  I realized that some of the responses above are incongruous & I do really appreciate your stepping in to verify this!