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Check-in

Check-in Åre, February 9–17

During the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, Åre Östersund Airport is giving all passengers the opportunity to check in their baggage while they are still in Åre the day before their departure. You can relieve yourself of bulky baggage such as skis, boots, poles, travel trunks and suitcases. Check-in Åre is located at the back of Holiday Club. You can drop off your baggage here, and it will then be transported safely to Åre Östersund Airport.
Map Check-in Åre

Check in your baggage while you’re still in Åre during the Alpine World Ski Championships 

Relieve yourself of your baggage while you’re still in Åre the day before your flight. Anyone flying with SAS, Norwegian, BRA or easyJet can use Check-in Åre, which is located at the back of Holiday Club (see map above).

Baggage dropped off will be taken care of by regular airport staff and kept in a locked area. The baggage will then be transported that night to Åre Östersund Airport, where it will be scanned and then loaded onto your flight the following day. We thus do not have the possibility to receive your baggage at Check-in Åre the same day as your departure.

Check-in Åre will be open February 9–17. Opening hours are 1:00-8:00 p.m.

How it works

1
Check in to your flight
Check in online or at one of our automated check-in machines located at Copperhill Mountain Lodge, Holiday Club and Tott Hotell Åre.
2
Check in your baggage
Drop off your baggage at Check-in Åre. If you have baggage that you don’t want to check in ahead of time, then you should take it with you to Åre Östersund Airport, print out a bag tag and leave your baggage at the bag drop. You can see the total number of bags you are allowed to check in on your booking confirmation.
3
At the airport
When you arrive at Åre Östersund Airport, you should go straight to the security checkpoint if you have already checked in all your baggage in Åre.

Frequently asked questions


Where is Check-in Åre located?

Baggage is dropped off at Check-in Åre the day before your flight. Check-in Åre is located at the back of Holiday Club. Follow the signs posted there. The address is Åre Strand.


What are Check-in Åre’s opening hours?

You can leave your baggage between 1:00 and 8:00 p.m. every day from February 9 to February 17, 2019.


Who can use Check-in Åre?

Any passenger can use the service and check in their baggage when they are still in Åre, regardless of whether they are attending the Championships or not. The requirement is that you will be flying from Åre Östersund Airport the following day.


Why do I have to leave my baggage the day before my departure?

Baggage is transported every night to Åre Östersund Airport, where it is prepared for departures the following day. We thus do not have any opportunity to receive baggage at Check-in Åre the same day as your departure.


Which airlines are participating in Check-in Åre?

Swedavia is working in partnership on Check-in Åre with SAS, Norwegian, BRA and easyJet.


What kind of baggage can I check in?

You can check in all your baggage as long as it complies with the baggage dimensions specified by your airline. We handle suitcases, travel trunks, boots, skis & poles, strollers etc.


Can I check in baggage for other people?

The same regulations that apply for Check-in Åre apply at Åre Östersund Airport.  For families with a single booking, one person can check in all the family’s baggage. For separate bookings, people must check in their own baggage, regardless of whether they are travelling in a larger group.


Will my baggage be checked to my final destination?

Yes, check-in at Check-in Åre works in exactly the same way as at Åre Östersund Airport.


What do I do with any baggage I don’t want to check in ahead of time?

You should take the bags you don’t want to check in at Check-in Åre with you to Åre Östersund Airport and check them in there. Your booking confirmation will indicate the total number of bags you can check in.


Check-in Åre

Check-in at the airport

All passengers must check in in order to receive a boarding card which gives you access to the aircraft – even if you are only taking hand baggage on board with you.

You can check in on your mobile phone or computer, at an automated check-in machine or check-in counter.

How far in advance do you need to check in?

Airlines have different recommendations for when you need to check in. So contact your airline to see what the case is for your flight.

Here are all the airlines at Åre Östersund Airport.

ID or passport

Also keep in mind that you must be prepared to verify your identity so take an ID or passport, depending on where you’re travelling.

Self-service step by step

1

Enter your booking reference on the touch screen and follow the instructions.

2

Your boarding card and baggage tag(s) are printed once you’re done.

2

Attach a baggage tag to all bags. Attach it to the bag handle with the bar code facing outward. Don’t forget to save the baggage receipt.

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Drop your baggage off at the bag drop counter. Scan the baggage tag and follow the instructions on the screen. Once check-in is completed, the baggage is placed on the conveyor belt and you get confirmation on the screen.

Self Service Bagdrop

With the Self Service Bagdrop, you check in your baggage yourself quickly and easily.

Instructions:

  1. Place your bag on the conveyor belt (one bag at a time).
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen. Start to scan your baggage tag. 
  3. The bag is carried along on the conveyor belt.
  4. Once check-in is complete you get a confirmation on the screen.
  5. Now you are ready for the security check.

Special baggage, such as golf equipment or a pram (baby carriage), cannot be checked in at the Self Service Bagdrop. You should instead go to a staffed check-in counter.