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Can you use the klm baggage drop of the evening before .

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Can you use the klm baggage drop of the evening before .

We will be flying with KLM from Edinburgh to Amsterdam . The baggage drop of opens 2hrs prior to the flight.

Is it possible to drop your luggage off the evening before ?

This would save the hassle and the queuing at 4:00 am

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1. Re: Can you use the klm baggage drop of the evening before .

No yu can't. There is no way to drop it off eariler than the drop opens. Looks like you'll just have to deal with the line. At least at 4:00am everybody will b asleep?

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2. Re: Can you use the klm baggage drop of the evening before .

Thanks jay

I would have liked to be asleep longer before going to the airport lol

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3. Re: Can you use the klm baggage drop of the evening before .

You only need to be there before the check in closes 30 minutes prior to the flight not 2 hours before. If you get to the airport at 5am that will be plenty of time. Trust me I have flown that route about 100 times.

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4. Re: Can you use the klm baggage drop of the evening before .

"You only need to be there before the check in closes 30 minutes prior to the flight not 2 hours before." - If you're planning to cut it fine remember that you could always hit a traffic problem such as an accident (even at 4.00am) on the journey from home, Falkirk, to the airport which could mean you miss the flight.

What's more important - an extra 30 minutes in bed or a stress free trip to the airport with contingency to deal with problems if they arise.

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5. Re: Can you use the klm baggage drop of the evening before .

Two hours is excessive for a short-haul flight. Some airports aren't even open at 4 am. But planning to get to the airport 30 minutes before the flight (which is, presumably, when bag drop CLOSES) would be crazy.

I normally aim for 90 minutes at smaller airports - or slightly less if my journey starts somewhere close to the airport (e.g., when staying at a nearby hotel before an early flight)

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6. Re: Can you use the klm baggage drop of the evening before .

Guys I didn't say get there 30 minutes before I said that was a minimum and to get there by 5am was fine so an hour before

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7. Re: Can you use the klm baggage drop of the evening before .

Thanks folks

I am only twenty mins home to parked at the airport .

Leaving late is not an option as I have an even greater issue . My wife is a stress head and will have me standing in the queue to drop of our suitcases at 3:00am :)

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