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Emirates free booking seats???

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Emirates free booking seats???

Hi can anyone tell me when i can book my seats with emirates without paying the fee. I fly out friday and havent a clue when i can do this ive checked in online already any help would be appreciated thanks

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1. Re: Emirates free booking seats???

I am confused how you can have checked in online but don't have a seat

from their website - You can check in online between 48 hours and 90 minutes before your flight departs.

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2. Re: Emirates free booking seats???

Don't know sorry have u checked their web site and T and Cs?

Bump

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3. Re: Emirates free booking seats???

How can you have checked in online before it's open? When it opens you can't do it without choosing a seat either.

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4. Re: Emirates free booking seats???

Open up Emirates web page

Log in

Surname and booking reference

Click on/ open " manage my booking"

Then " choose seat"

I have had my booking several months prior to flight and have chosen my seats months ago

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5. Re: Emirates free booking seats???

Emirates lets you pre-select seats at any time online; and no fee is charged.

Edited: February 13, 2017, 8:09 pm
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6. Re: Emirates free booking seats???

<<Emirates lets you preselect.......no fee is charged>>

Sadly that is out of date information: there was a change in October 2016, for many ticket classes there is now a charge to preselect, there is no charge only by waiting for check in to open.

https://www.emirates.com/uk/english/help/faq…

Edited: February 13, 2017, 8:33 pm
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7. Re: Emirates free booking seats???

#6 - are you sure about that? I flew over the Christmas/New Year period; and just bought ordinary economy tickets back in November. It sure as hell let me select seats in advance without charging. I remember this specifically because me and my wife had separately PNRs and we wanted to block seats next to each other without waiting till checking in.

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8. Re: Emirates free booking seats???

There is a charge for seat selection in economy,if done before the online check in opens

https://www.emirates.com/uk/english/help/faq…

Edited: February 13, 2017, 9:52 pm
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9. Re: Emirates free booking seats???

But not all economy seats, flowercity. As stated on the link to Emirates policy - free seat selection is available in Economy Class on a Flex or Flex Plus fare. If you’re travelling in Economy Class on a Special or Saver fare, you’ll need to pay.

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10. Re: Emirates free booking seats???

No charge if you are a Silver Gold or Platinum Skywards member either.

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