Easyjet passengers flying this summer warned to act 'as soon as possible'

Easyjet passengers can get the best seats onboard - completely free - with a simple check-in tip. Easyjet passengers who wish to select a specific seat while flying out of the UK this summer on their summer holidays face having to fork out extra fees.

Easyjet - which is rivalled by the likes of TUI, Jet2, Ryanair and more - explained: "You can choose where you’d like to sit for a fee. Seats can be selected at the time of booking, or at any time before you check-in, via Manage bookings on our website or mobile app."

The carrier explained: "If you don't select a seat we'll assign seats randomly for free when you check in and will do all we can to ensure everyone on the booking sits together. However, this is not guaranteed, especially when checking in closer to departure."

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If you want to be allocated the best seats possible without paying and boost your chances of being sat with the rest of your travel party, you should check in as soon as possible. You can check in between 30 days and 2 hours before your flight departs and you can download or print your boarding passes for all your flights.

You may need your passport or identity card and we‘ll ask you to confirm your contact details, Easyjet said. "The best way to store your boarding passes is to use the free easyJet mobile App or you can choose to print them out," the airline went on to say.

It added: "You cannot use a PDF scan of your boarding pass on your mobile device as the airport security team will be unable to scan them. If you lose your boarding pass don’t worry, you can simply print them again. If printing, make sure the entire boarding pass is clearly printed.

"If you make any change to your booking – like adding hold luggage or flight changes – make sure you check in again, and print off a new boarding pass."