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If traveling with young children, airlines generally allow you to check in strollers for free. Unless the dimensions are completely ridiculous even after folding, it should be fine, but ring the airline in question to confirm if you're worried. Do consider investing in a stroller bag or at least a heavy-duty garbage bag to pack it in, as this reduces the ...


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I suggest you get a travel agent to work this out for you. It will be worth the $100 or so. You and your girlfriend will also need to carry a letter signed by by both parents outlining your travel plans and saying that you give permission for your daughter to travel alone with the other parent. Canadian customs can be especially picky about this when ...


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It depends on the airline. Online booking systems (at least the three first I tested) usually don't allow separate tickets for children to be booked. Since most airlines require smaller children (e.g. below the age of four) to always be accompanied by an adult, they may or may not also require that the child and the guardian is booked on the same ticket, ...


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Technically there is no issue with you creating 3 separate itineraries for 3 separate people and flying in any way you see fit. There are restrictions that countries and airlines place when a minor child is flying out of the country of residence/citizenship with only one or no parents with them. You will need a letter from your girlfriend that says that ...


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To each his own, but, Hungarians would frown upon children not enjoying the baths of Budapest. It's been a while since I frequented the Hungarian capital's thermal baths, but, gender segregation is less a thing these days, though it might be possible that in some baths, on some evenings, children might be barred from entering. All the thermal baths in ...


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The rule of thumb is that children count as soon as they need their own beds. Baby sleeping in same bed or in a cot? Doesn't count. Preschooler in a rollaway bed? Counts. Obviously there is wide variation on this on a country, state, city and hotel policy level. In particular, as far as fire codes are concerned, a person is usually a person regardless ...


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In booking another transatlantic flight with British Airways, there online system is more informative. It says If you don't pay to choose your seats, British Airways will allocate seats to passengers travelling with children (aged 2-11 years) approximately three days before departure. We aim to seat families together; however where this is not possible ...


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Short answer: it's ok to book through Expedia/Orbitz as long as the airline is the operating airline, and you have to call the right airline. For example, if you book the British Airways's ticket on Expedia, and they're the marketing as well as operating airline for this flight, you will have no problem calling British Airways to add the bassinet request to ...


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We recently did a long series of flights from Asia through Europe and Africa. Each airline had different specs they looked for with our car seat. KLM's main concern was that the harness was a five point (5 straps to a central buckle) and with metal buckles. This was apparently an EU rule so likely Luftansa has the same. The FAA Airplane Icon on the car ...


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As the PDF you linked states on the bottom, all FAA approved seats are allowed as long as they can be fixed with the safety belt. Besides the children's seats listed, seats labelled with "FAA" or "CAA approved car type seats" are also permitted, provided that they can be fixed correctly to the passenger seat.


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We have flown with carseats on Virgin America, United, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, and British Airways. We have NEVER had to pay for carseats and or strollers. I don't know any airline that will make you pay. we have both flown with the seat in the hold and in the cabin. It was very helpful for our youngest (up to about 2.5) to sit in a seat, especially when he ...


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Requesting a bassinent is normally done directly with the airline. It is not an alteration of your booking (as DCTLib aluded to) rather it is a special request that is tied to the seat you are assigned. Bassinents are ONLY available in bulkhead rows and most airplanes only carry a couple. So to request one, you need to first request bulkhead seats, then ...



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