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    • LadyDee
    • By LadyDee 14th Mar 17, 9:09 AM
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    Early handover of luggage?
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    Early handover of luggage? 14th Mar 17 at 9:09 AM
    Hi, I am flying to Brunei (Royal Brunei Airlines) late this afternoon, and having checked in online I wonder how much in advance of the flight can I hand over my luggage?

    I'd like to get to the airport early, have a leisurely stroll round, something to eat and generally just people watch - without being hampered by my suitcases.
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    • Caz3121
    • By Caz3121 14th Mar 17, 9:21 AM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 9:21 AM
    The baggage drop should open at the same time as the check-in so probably about 3 hours before the flight
    • agrinnall
    • By agrinnall 14th Mar 17, 9:22 AM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 9:22 AM
    The check in counter opens 3 hours before departure, but it doesn't say anything about whether there is an earlier opportunity to bag drop.

    https://www.flyroyalbrunei.com/en/united-kingdom/information/regulations-passenger-information/

    Probably easiest to give them a call, 0207 584 6660.
    • LadyDee
    • By LadyDee 14th Mar 17, 9:45 AM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 9:45 AM
    The check in counter opens 3 hours before departure, but it doesn't say anything about whether there is an earlier opportunity to bag drop.

    https://www.flyroyalbrunei.com/en/united-kingdom/information/regulations-passenger-information/

    Probably easiest to give them a call, 0207 584 6660.
    Originally posted by agrinnall

    Thanks - phoned them as suggested and it's the standard 3 hours before departure, which is when the check-in desk opens.
    • takman
    • By takman 14th Mar 17, 4:10 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 4:10 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 4:10 PM
    Thanks - phoned them as suggested and it's the standard 3 hours before departure, which is when the check-in desk opens.
    Originally posted by LadyDee


    3 hours was more than enough time to have a very leisurely stroll around and lunch wasn't it?.
    • leylandsunaddict
    • By leylandsunaddict 14th Mar 17, 4:54 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 4:54 PM
    3 hours was more than enough time to have a very leisurely stroll around and lunch wasn't it?.
    Originally posted by takman
    It wouldn't be 3 hrs though. It could be considerably less depending on bag drop and security queues, and gate closure times.
    • Nasqueron
    • By Nasqueron 14th Mar 17, 5:24 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 5:24 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 5:24 PM
    I came back from a long world trip and was at the airport for my final flight back (London to Manchester I think) and went to the check-in desk much earlier than the flight to ask them about something and they let me check the bags in much earlier lol.

    You don't really need 3 hours in an airport, only so many times you can walk past the same shops and pubs
    • meer53
    • By meer53 14th Mar 17, 8:02 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 8:02 PM
    I'd like to drop my bags and get straight on the plane ! Can't do with hanging around in airports, it's a huge waste of time.
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