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I am not familiar with this airline, but the link you provided reads: Is an infant entitled to any baggage allowance? Infants are not entitled to any baggage allowance with the exception of a pushchair / foldable baby carriage / infant car seat per infant (carried free of charge). Ok, infants can bring a stroller and/or carseat for free. I see ...


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I've travelled with WizzAir a few times, I've noticed that the strollers are always put into the Cargo Hold, never seen one in the passenger area. As for the car seat, I would assume that unless you have a separate seat booked for the new born then that will also have to go in the cargo hold. You are only allowed 1 small cabin bag or 1 large cabin bag (the ...


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I suppose I could have done this before posting, but maybe the answer here will be helpful to someone else. I called the consulate of Costa Rica in Houston, Tx and asked this question. Their answer was that "yes, they have to all have visas or else they would be illegal." I got a little chuckle out of the phrase, "they would be illegal", but there it is: ...


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I know this might not be an answer exactly, but I can't leave a comment: We have taken US car seats to Canada (by car), Mexico and Europe (Denmark) for our kids. We have not have any questioning about them at the border, not even in Canada when the kids were in them. I have not have any one stop and check the seats there. In Denmark we used a private car ...


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A good idea is mashing up sleeping pills (like alprazolam) and feeding it to her somehow. My baby refused to consume it directly, she spit it out and threw a fit so I had to outwit her like a little dog: I completely mashed up the sleeping pill and put it in her drinking bottle with a shot of whisky to make her unable to notice the medicines taste. Amazingly ...


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On top of all the other things mentioned I would really suggest having an oral antibiotic. These are sold as powder in a bottle, you get water separately and then you mix it together just before first use. After it is mixed you need to keep in refrigerated, but you can carry it around in the powder form before mixing. Obviously you only want to use it if ...


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You seem to forget one aspect: injuries. As far as I know, those are almost as common as anything else with children. So as a minimum I'd definitely take: some plasters, bandages and gauze pads antiseptic spray or cream for wounds, maybe antiseptic wipes to clean out wounds cream for sprains or muscle ache and to treat sunburns tweezers to get out ...


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The single greatest piece of advice I've ever received was when I was preparing to travel (14hr flight) with our 5 month old. Bring a nursing pillow! Yes it is bulky and annoying when moving through the airport, but once you're on the flight and the little one is sleeping comfortably in your lap, you'll be thankful.


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I've done this before. Good luck! First of all, do not worry about your child crying. I got self conscious about people looking at me when my daughter was crying, and it made the situation 10x more stressful. Anyone that has ever had children is probably not judging you because they know you can't simply force an infant not to cry. Second, if doing infant ...


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Best of luck to you. Before they start crawling is the best age to travel and if only on breast milk that will always get past airport security but mom must take care of herself. Our doctor, with considerable experience himself, suggested a little Benadryl (or generic) would help with any sniffles if that is going on, and in any case make the little one a ...


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Take care of yourself before the flight, rest. Be prepared that you won't get any sleep in those 14/16 hours of travel. If the seatbelt sign is on children aren't allowed in the bassinets, and you will have to take them out, and strap them to your seat-belt, most likely waking them. My wife had the luxury of a bumpy-flight and getting the (finally sleeping) ...


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Be prepared to be vomited on. Bring changes of clothes for you and the infant.


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If at all possible, book a separate seat for your baby and use a car seat or something similar. The NTSB strongly advises this for the safety of your child, as discussed over on the Aviation Stack.


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First, congratulations on choosing your time to fly well, traveling with a 6-month-old is about as easy as it gets! They're big enough to sleep fairly well and not to cry randomly anymore, but not mobile yet, and small enough to fit into a bassinet, calm down with breastfeeding/a bottle, and not need much in the way of entertainment. Once they're one or ...


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Before you travel - book early Make sure to book early enough so that you can get seats with access to a bassinet (travel cots). You need to call the airline directly to reserve such seats. Note that a travel cot/bassinet does not count as a seat for the baby. You'll still have to hold the kid during take-off and landing. If you do not manage to get a ...


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You need to provide more details on what you already have considered and make your question a bit more specific. I can't know what you might overlook if you don't say what you have looked at already. But, there is one thing which I can recommend is that if you can afford it is to buy your infant a seat on its own. Especially on a 12 hour flight, things ...



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