1. What docments do I need for my travel and when will I receive them?
Passengers require documents pertaining to every service that they have booked with us. Documentation for your flights,
invoices, e-tickets, insurance etc.
2. What are e-tickets and how are they benefit me?
Majority of airlines all across the world are offering Electronic Tickets or e-tickets. One of the major benefit that an e-ticket offers is that
it does not require a paper ticket/record as a confirmation of your flight. The confirmation of your travel lies in the airlines computerized
ticketing system in an electronic format.
An e-ticket offers the following advantages: You need not carry a paper ticket while traveling and hence there is no fear of loosing them or
forgetting them behind. Since they exist in electronic format, you do not have to wait for your ticket to arrive by post. You can use your E-ticket
at the self service check in machines avoiding long queues at manual check in desks. (Offered by most airlines) You can also print your boarding
pass and track your air miles (if applicable) by using these automated machines.
To use this service you will need of the following means of identification:
The credit card used to purchase your tickets.
Traveller loyalty card.
An e-ticket receipt.
You will need to confirm the airline reference number given at the time of booking.
Please note that some airlines still issue paper tickets for certain flights on certain sectors. If you receive a paper ticket (a card
ticket/coupon in a wallet) you must present this at the airport check in counter or you will be unable to board your flight.
3. How long before my departure do I need to check in?
Please check in as per the following requirement:
International flights - Check-in at least 3 hours prior to departure.
European flights - Check-in at least 2 hours prior to departure.
Domestic flights - Check-in at least 1 hours prior to departure.
Please note that boarding begins 45 minutes prior to departure. robinflights.co.uk
does not hold any liability whatsoever in
case you arrive at the airport later than your specified time and are unable to travel.
4. What is the baggage allowance for my flight?
Your baggage allowance is usually be shown on your e-ticket or on the itinerary sent along with your paper ticket (if applicable). You may also
contact our customer care at 0203 189 0987 if you are unsure about baggage allowance.
Please note that at many airports in the UK, new hand baggage limits have been approved by the Department for Transport with effect from 7 January 2008.
As a result of this the restriction previously imposed at these airports limiting hand baggage to one item per person will no longer apply. Please
note that these limitations vary depending upon the airport that you fly from and the airline that you fly with.
The following tips may be helpful for you with respect to your baggage:
Please check your hand luggage allowance with your airline prior to packing. As a general guideline, keep the hand luggage up to maximum weight of 5 kilos,
and dimensions not exceeding 450mm x 350 mm x 200mm (Height x Width x Depth). Most airlines have a hand luggage measurement gauge at check-in.
Any kind of liquids, gels and cosmetics exceeding 100ml are not permitted in hand luggage. All smaller containers must be taken in a transparent plastic bag.
It is important that you find out your free allowance for checked baggage. Baggage allowance limits are determined and set by the airlines. Your baggage allowance
is stated on your e-ticket receipt or paper ticket (where applicable).
Note: As a strict rule, airlines do not allow sharp objects like razors, knives, blades, etc in the hand luggage. Remember to pack sharp objects
in your checked baggage.
Weight limits for most airlines:
Passengers travelling in Economy Class - 20 kg (44 lbs) without extra charges.
Passengers travelling in Business Class - 30 kg (66 lbs).
No single bag weighing over 32 kg will be accepted at check in and you may be asked to repack before you check in.
For passengers flying to the United States and Canada A Piece System is in place. Baggage items, or pieces to be checked in, must not be over
158cm in total dimension each (length + width + height), and must not weigh more than 23kgs.
You are advised to check your baggage allowance by contacting the airline that you are flying with in order to avoid unnecessary delays and
inconvenience. Passengers with items that exceed the 32kg weight limit, such as sporting equipment, should make special arrangements with the
airline in advance. Please note that you may carry weight more than the permissible limit at an additional cost which could be confirmed from
5. Will I need a Visa or Transit Visa for my trip?
You may check your visa requirements by visiting the following websites which contain the most up to date information on visas, passport,
health & travel advise for the travelers.
Generally, you may need a visa for entry into a non-EU country. You may need a transit visa in case you have a connecting flight via a third
world country. It is often a good idea to find out visa requirement by visiting the individual country pages on the Foreign & Commonwealth
Office website. An up to date advice on immigration, visa & entry requirements may also be gathered by contacting the embassy, consulate or
high commission of the destination. This is important in case of non-British citizens including other EU nationals.
You are advised to ensure that your travel documentation is in order prior to departure. It is likely that you will be turned away at check in
if you do not have the correct documentation, Furthermore, most countries will not allow you to enter on a one-way ticket without the relevant
visa or documentation.
6. What happens if I cancel my travel arrangements?
You may contact our customer care department at 0203 189 0987 if you wish to cancel any bookings for flight etc.
Please note that all cancellations involve certain charges to be borne by the traveler. These charges vary according to the nature of the booking
and are adjusted against any refund that you receive. You will need your booking reference/s and any other relevant details at the time of
cancellation. In case you have arranged for insurance to cover your travel and your reason for cancellation falls within the terms and conditions
of such travel insurance, it may be possible to reclaim some or all losses incurred through your insurance company.
Advance Passenger Information (API) is collected for all passengers before travel to or from certain countries, including Dubai, USA, South Africa,
Spain, Thailand and China. The law now requires that airlines collect the following Advance Passenger Information (API)
7. What is Advance Passenger Information?
Date of birth
Full name as it appears on the passport
Passport number, country of issue and expiry date
Country of residence
Most of the above information can be collected by most passports through a reader at check-in. However, collection of some new information at the
check-in would result in longer queues slowing down the check-in for flights. Hence Advance passenger Information is collected in advance at the
time of booking. For this you may also contact our customer care advisor at 0203 189 0987
Please note that for the USA, you will need to provide an address in the USA for your first night's accommodation which may be hotel name, number
and street, city, state and zip code.
8. If I book by telephone, will I be charged a booking fee?
Due to the increased cost of administering bookings made over the phone, a £9.00 booking fee will be added to any bookings under £250.00 (excluding
taxes). Your Travel Consultant will advise you if this charge applies at the time of booking.
You may contact our Amendments department / customer care department at 0203 189 0987 to make an amendment to your flight / hotel booking. All flight
bookings/hotel booking are amended at applicable fees subject to the contract of the fare purchased and consequently not all bookings can be
Unfortunately it is not possible to make amendments to car hire reservations. This is classed as a Cancellation.
9. How do I make the payment? Are there any surcharges?
In order to pay the balance on a booking, you may contact our Customer Services advisor on 0203 189 0987
Please note that there will be an additional surcharge (bank charge) for all the payments made on credit card over the telephone and online.
This does not apply to debit cards.
10. What is an e-ticket?
E-ticketing is an extremely convenient way of traveling because it confirms your air ticket purchase without the need for a hard-copy record.
The airline you are flying with stores all the ticket data on its computer, which means there is no paper ticket for you to collect and -more
importantly - no ticket to lose. With an e-ticket, all you need to do is go straight to the check-in desk with a valid passport and a copy of the
email confirmation sent out by robin flights confirming your itinerary. Once these have been checked and verified, your boarding pass will be
In writing or by speaking to one of our Customer Relations agents on the telephone. All cancellation requests need to be received prior to
departure. Reservations will be cancelled automatically if any payment has not been received within 72 hours of the booking. All tickets are
issued on a non-refundable / non-endorsable basis unless otherwise stated.
11. How can I cancel my Ticket / Flight?
Conditions under which cancellations can be made are explained in our booking terms and conditions.
You should expect to receive your tickets/vouchers within 7 days of your date of travel. If travel is within 7 days your ticket will be sent
within 24 hours. For Registered Mail (within the UK) or courier deliveries a signatory must be at the delivery address at the time of delivery.
If they cannot effect delivery a card will be left, providing you with the location of your local depot. Please take identification with you for
12. When will I receive my Tickets?
13. What is my Baggage / Hand Baggage / Cabin Baggage Allowance?
Each airline has its own Baggage Allowance. Please consult your Travel Consultant or the airline directly.
14. How do I know if my booking is confirmed? Do I need to reconfirm my flight?
When you complete your booking, which will happen after you have submitted your credit card details and pressed the confirm
button, you will reach a booking confirmation page on the website. Your booking is only complete once you reach this confirmation page. You will
then be sent a confirmation e-mail shortly afterwards. Both the e-mail and the confirmation page contain the details and price of your order, along with your reference number. You should quote this reference number if you need to get in touch with us, as it will help us to identify your order. If you do not see the confirmation page or receive the e-mail, your booking may not have been confirmed.
There is no need to reconfirm your flights before departure from the UK though you must reconfirm any onward or return flights with the airline
you are traveling with.
15. Which terminal is my flight departing from?
Your e-ticket or the itinerary sent along with your paper ticket (if applicable) will have the information about the departure terminal of your
flight. You may also contact us at 0203 189 0987 if you are unsure of the information.