Allegiant Airlines Check-in

You can check in for your Allegiant Airlines flight through the following options: 

  1. Online check-in (web check-in) 
  2. Mobile check-in
    (Android or iOS app) 
  3. Airport ticket counter check-in

Allegiant Airlines Check-in Time

What are the check-in time limits for Allegiant Air flights?

Per Allegiant Air’s recommendation, you should reach the airport at least 2 hours before your flight’s departure so that you’re fully checked in and at the boarding gate within 1 hour of your flight’s departure. 

  1. Online Check-in Time
    You can check in online (web check-in) from 24 hours to 45 minutes before your flight’s departure. 

You will also be reminded by email 24 hours in advance.

  1. Mobile Checkin Time
    You can check in with your mobile device from 24 hours to 45 minutes before your flight’s departure. 

A reminder email will be sent to 24 hours before departure.

  1. Airport Counter Check-in Time

Allegiant recommends that you:

  • Reach the airport at least 2 hours before your flight’s scheduled departure.
  • Complete your check in and be at the boarding gate at least 1 hour before departure.

Note

  • Download, print or email your boarding pass at home to save USD 5 on printing charges.
  • Keep enough buffer time for security check, checked baggage, etc.

Allegiant Airlines Online Check-in 

To check in online from Allegiant’s website:

  1. Go to AllegiantAir.com
  2. Click on the Check-in tab as shown above
  3. Choose how you want to check-in:
    1. By confirmation # (opens by default)
    2. By email (you’ll have to select it)
    3. By credit/debit card (you’ll have to select it)
  4. Enter the information for whichever option you choose
  5. Click on the Continue button
  6. Select your flight and follow the prompts to check in

When checking in online, you can also: 

  • Select a seat for a fee (if you didn’t earlier). 
  • Purchase baggage. 

(Purchasing baggage online in advance is cheaper)

You May Not Be Able to Check in Online in the Following Cases

  1. You’re traveling with pets or emotional/psychiatric service animals
  2. You’re booked as an unaccompanied minor
  3. You’re traveling with an infant
  4. You couldn’t complete your check-in online 

If you fall in one of the above categories, you must check in at an Allegiant airport counter. 

Allegiant Airlines Mobile Check-in

You can check in with Allegiant’s mobile app from 24 hours to 45 minutes before departure. Having a mobile boarding pass allows you to zip through the airport without worrying about printing it. 

To check-in, log in to your Allegiant account, enter your flight details, and use the prompts to check in for your flight. After you check in, you will receive your mobile boarding pass.

You can use the mobile app to:

  • Check-in for your flight
  • Download your mobile boarding pass
    (and access it later)
  • Review and access your upcoming trips
  • View and select seats
  • Confirm, check, or add baggage 
  • Upgrade to Priority Boarding
  • Receive flight status notifications
  • Manage important self-service functions  

Allegiant Airlines Airport Desk/Counter Check-in


You can check in physically at the airport counter. After you show your travel documents (with confirmation number) and a valid government-issued photo ID (such as a passport or driver’s license) at the airport counter: 

  • You can check in your bags
  • You’ll be assigned a seat
    (unless you’ve already selected it)
  • You’ll be given your boarding pass
    (unless you’ve downloaded it or made a printout)

Note

  • Printing a boarding pass at the airport will cost you USD 5 per pass, so carry a printout or your mobile boarding pass.
  • If you’re older than 18 years or an unaccompanied minor between 15 – 17 years, you’re required to carry a photo ID.
  • Airport security wait times can vary, so arrive at least 2 hours before your flight’s departure. 
  • If you’re required to check in at the airport counter, your USD 5 boarding pass printing fee will be waived. 
  • Airport check-in closes 45 minutes before your flight’s departure.

Allegiant Airlines Boarding Process

You should aim to reach the boarding gate 1 hour before your flight’s departure. If you’re not there at least 30 minutes before your flight departs, your booking may be canceled. Boarding gates close 10 minutes before departure. 

Allegiant Air Boarding Zones 

The boarding process at Allegiant starts with 4 zones by name, followed by 6 general boarding zones by number. General boarding zones are based on whether you’re travelling with carry-on baggage and your seat row.

  • If you’re travelling without carry-on baggage to be placed in the overhead bin, you’ll be boarded first from the back of the aircraft, followed by passengers who will be stowing their bags in the overhead bin (also back to front). 
  • If you didn’t select a seat in advance, you will be assigned a seat by Allegiant and placed accordingly. 

The boarding zones in the order boarding priority are as follows:

  1. Pre-boarding. Includes passengers requiring special assistance or more time. 
  2. Priority Boarding. Includes passengers who have purchased the Priority Access add-on and passengers holding an Allegiant World Mastercard
  3. Military Boarding. Includes active-duty military personnel and their dependents. 
  4. Family Boarding. Includes passengers travelling with strollers and car seats
  5. Zone 1. Includes passengers occupying exit row seats
  6. Zone 2. Includes passengers seated in rows 25-40 and travelling without carry-on baggage. 
  7. Zone 3. Includes passengers seated in rows 1-24 and travelling without carry-on baggage. 
  8. Zone 4. Includes passengers seated in rows 25-40 and travelling with carry-on baggage. 
  9. Zone 5. Includes passengers seated in rows 10-24 and travelling with carry-on baggage. 
  10. Zone 6. Includes passengers seated in rows 1-9 and travelling with carry-on baggage.

Frequently Asked Questions on Allegiant Airlines Check-in

Allegiant Airlines’ online check-in time starts 24 hours before departure and ends 45 minutes before departure. You should arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before your flight’s scheduled departure time, and complete your check in and be at the boarding gate at least 1 hour before departure. 

You should plan to reach the airport at least 2 hours before your flight’s departure. If you’re carrying checked baggage, you must have checked in your bags no later than 45 minutes before departure.

You should reserve your seats in advance if you want to sit with your family on Allegiant. If you don’t, you could end up sitting separately.

You can reserve your seats for a small fee at the time of booking or later from Manage Travel, or through the Allegiant app. 

You will receive your boarding pass automatically after you check in (online through the website or with the mobile app). Alternatively, you can receive a printout of your boarding pass after checking in at the airport, but it’ll cost you USD 5 per printout. 

Be sure to bring your printed paper boarding pass to the airport—or the digital boarding pass if you’re using Allegiant’s mobile app, as well as your government-issued ID.

Yes, you can check in your baggage online for your Allegiant flight. However, you must drop off your bags at the airport’s baggage drop-off counter before the check-in deadline.

Yes, you can your baggage fee when you’re checking in online for your Allegiant flight.

No, Allegiant does not offer curbside check-in facilities. 

No, Allegiant does not provide self-service kiosk check-in as of now.

Yes, you can pay your baggage fees at the Allegiant ticket check-in counter. 

Yes, you can change your seat at the Allegiant Airlines ticket check-in counter as long as you haven’t been issued your boarding pass.

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