Vueling Airlines: Essential Tips for a Perfect Low-Cost Journey

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2024-03-25

Here’s everything you need to know before traveling with Vueling Airlines, including tips for first-time flyers with Vueling.

It also covers information on online check-in, direct flights from the United Kingdom with Vueling, baggage rules, and contact details for urgent matters.

Our last trip with Vueling from Porto, Portugal, to Barcelona El Prat went smoothly.

So in this article, you can expect to learn about our experience with this low-cost airline, as well as useful information to make the most of your Vueling journey.

Where does Vueling fly from the United Kingdom?

Viajar na Vueling Portugal.
Travelling with Vueling.
Aeroporto de Madrid-Barajas (MAD).
Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD).
Aeroporto El Prat Barcelona
El Prat Barcelona Airport (BCL).
Aeroporto de Paris Beauvais Tillé (BVA)
Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport (BVA).

From the United Kingdom, Vueling offers direct flights from Birmingham Airport, Cardiff Airport, Edinburgh Airport, London Airport, and Manchester Airport.

Information about Vueling Airlines check-in

Iberia Airlines
Vueling’s self check-in machine at Madrid Airport (MAD).

As with most airlines, check-in can be done online, saving time and money.

Typically, we don’t opt for the expensive fares, such as those that allow priority boarding or early check-in.

That was the case this time, but with the basic fare, we were allowed to check in seven days in advance.

Additionally, we opted for random seat selection.

Our family consists of two adults, one child, and one teenager, and we were allocated seats as follows: the child and one adult together, the teenager in the next row, and the other adult in the row after.

This seemed perfectly acceptable to us, as we weren’t willing to pay extra to sit together.

Vueling Airlines: Carry-On Baggage Rules

Regras de bagagem da Vueling Airlines.
Vueling Airlines Baggage Rules
Viajar na Vueling Airlines.
Traveling on Vueling Airlines.

This is the information available on the Vueling Airlines website regarding carry-on baggage:

On Vueling-operated flights, you can bring one carry-on bag with a maximum weight of 10 kg and dimensions of 55x40x20 cm.

You can also bring another smaller carry-on bag with maximum dimensions of 35x20x20 cm and an additional bag with purchases made at the airport. These must fit under the front seat.

If you’re traveling with a baby, you can bring everything the little one needs in your carry-on baggage.

in Vueling Airlines website.

As we usually travel with just the essentials, meaning as little as possible for each of us, we rarely need checked baggage.

On this particular trip, where we stayed in Salou for a week, each of us brought a carry-on suitcase, and in total, we took two backpacks (one with toys and snacks and the other with photographic equipment) and a purse (the third backpack was inside the suitcase in case it was needed on the way back), so we still had space left over.

Vueling Airlines Contacts

Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro (OPO), Porto.
Porto, Portugal: Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO).
Aeroporto de Lisboa
Lisbon, Portugal: Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS).
Avião da Vueling Portugal.
Plane from Vueling Airlines.
Aeroporto de Faro.
Algarve, Portugal – Faro Airport (FAO).
Aeroporto da Madeira.
Madeira, Cristiano Ronaldo Airport (FNC).
Aeroporto de Málaga.
Málaga Airport.

You can obtain information at the airport counters where Vueling operates.

Additionally, Vueling Airlines offers telephone assistance every day and 24 hours a day for travelers from the United Kingdom (phone: 02035143971). If you wish to make a complaint, you can do so by filling out the form on the company’s website.

But if you are a United States customer, please use the following Vueling Assistant number: +34931518158.

Another tip that has worked very well is to contact the airline through social media, as they typically respond more quickly.

Final considerations about Vueling Airlines

Avião da Vueling.
Vueling Airlines.
Chegadas no Aeroporto Aeroporto de Málaga-Costa del Sol.
Arrivals at Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport – Vueling.

We have nothing negative to report regarding our experience with Vueling Airlines.

Ticket booking and check-in went smoothly, boarding assistance was satisfactory, and the flight experience was pleasant.

Please note that this article was written based on our experience and the information available at the time.

However, airline regulations may change without prior notice, so we recommend always checking the current rules in effect.

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