Spirit Check-in

Does Spirit Airlines have online check-in?

Yes, Spirit Airlines' Online Check-in allows you to check-in up to 24 hours before your flight departs. All you need is an internet connection and a printer!

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What are the requirements for using Online Check-in?

  • Check-in 60 minutes-24 hours before your flight is scheduled to depart.
  • You have an electronic ticket for a domestic Spirit flight.
  • You are not a special needs passenger (ie. Unaccompanied Minor).

Make sure you leave enough time at the airport to get through security, check your bags etc.

Can I use Online Check-in if I have bags to check?

Yes, you will be able to print your boarding pass at home but will have to drop your bags with a Spirit Airlines skycap or at a Spirit Airlines Check-in counter at the airport before the cut-off time. Spirit Airlines also provides a Fast Bag drop in certain airports.

Can I change/select my seat with Online Check-in?

You can reserve a seat before and during Online Check-in and if you can choose your own seat for a fee.

If I plan to check in at the airport, will I be charged?

Prior to November 1, 2011: Online check-in is free, Airport kiosk check-in is free, Agent printing a boarding pass is free.
Starting November 1, 2011: Online check-in is free, Airport kiosk check-in is free, Agent printing a boarding pass is $5 per customer.
Starting June 26, 2012: Online check-in is free, Airport kiosk check-in is $1 per customer, Agent printing a boarding pass is $5 per customer.

If I plan to check in at the airport, how much time should I allot?

If you are traveling domestically or internationally, Spirit Airlines recommends you arrive at the airport 2 hours before your flight is scheduled to depart.

  • For domestic flights, the cut-off for checked baggage acceptance is 30 minutes (except for Las Vegas and Los Angeles, which is 45 minutes) before your flight's departure time.
  • For international flights, the cut-off for checked baggage acceptance is 60 minutes before your flight's departure time.

When do I need to be at the boarding gate?

  • Domestic passengers: at least 15 minutes before departure time
  • International passengers: at least 30 minutes before departure time
  • You are not a special needs passenger (ie. Unaccompanied Minor).

Make sure you leave enough time at the airport to get through security, check your bags etc.

Can I use Online Check-in if I have bags to check?

Yes, you will be able to print your boarding pass at home but will have to drop your bags with a Spirit Airlines skycap or at a Spirit Airlines Check-in counter at the airport before the cut-off time.

Can I change/select my seat with Online Check-in?

You should reserve a seat before using Online Check-in.

If I plan to check in at the airport, how much time should I allot?

If you are traveling domestically, Spirit Airlines recommends you arrive at the airport 2 hours before your flight is scheduled to depart. For those flying internationally, Spirit Airlines recommends you arrive at the airport 3 hours before your flight is scheduled to depart.

  • For domestic flights, the cut-off for checked baggage acceptance is 30 minutes (except for Las Vegas, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Los Angeles, which is 45 minutes) before your flight's departure time.
  • For international flights, the cut-off for checked baggage acceptance is 60 minutes before your flight's departure time.

 

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