Checking-in as a foot passenger

Before boarding, you'll need to check in and receive your Boarding Pass at one of our desks within the Passenger Terminal.

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If you are travelling as a walk-on passenger, check in at the terminal at least 45 minutes prior to departure time.

To minimise delays, please have your booking details ready to present to check-in staff.

Prior to check-in

Pack a small bag for the journey (see Travel tips)

  • All large items(including backpacks) must be checked in.
  • Carry-on allowance is one small bag and one handbag/laptop bag


Foot passenger check-in procedure

  • Arrive at least 45 minutes before departure
  • Go to the Departures building
  • Have booking confirmation ready (having the document open on your phone will do)
  • Go to check-in counters and exchange booking confirmation for boarding passes
  • Check-in large bags (this includes backpacks)
  • Wait in departure lounge until boarding is announced
  • Follow terminal staff instructions to gangway to board


More important information...

If you are bring pets, please click here for more details.

If you will be carrying dangerous goods or have any questions about what goods are classed as dangerous, the please click here.



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Bringing your pets

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Travelling with luggage

Sail through Check-in by reading our luggage policies before arriving!
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Finding our terminals

Whether you're travelling with us by car or coming by foot, find out how to get to our terminals.
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