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Pay for preselected seats on Aer Lingus to Dublin? or not?

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Pay for preselected seats on Aer Lingus to Dublin? or not?

We (2) are flying from Heathrow to Dublin mid-September. Is it worthwhile to pay the extra to pre-select seats for the 1+ hour flight? I'm inclined to take my chances, but would like opinions.

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1. Re: Pay for preselected seats on Aer Lingus to Dublin? or not?

You can stand any seat for 1+ hour. Save your money and spend it in Dublin!

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I wouldn't no. It's a very short flight. You could virtually stand for most of it (if airlines allowed you to!)

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Thanks! You're right; I just had to convince my husband!

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Definitely not. You are assured of a seat, does it matter which one it is? No.

Pendleton, Oregon
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Thank you, all!

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It's not just that it's silly to waste money that way.

Practically everyone else thinks so. So 24 hours before boarding (I think that's the point you can check in online) the choice of seats you can choose for free is almost unlimited.

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Hi, I recently travelled from Gatwick to Dublin on Aer Lingus with my wife and later from from Dublin to Cardiff. Both flights, without pre-booking of seats. On both flights, we were seated together and there were no problems whatsoever. Have a pleasant flight!

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8. Re: Pay for preselected seats on Aer Lingus to Dublin? or not?

Thanks for the insider tip to select seats for free during online check-in!

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