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Travel with children of all ages from infants to toddlers to teenagers.

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Are children exempted from Japan's new three-dose COVID vaccine requirement?

Japan recently announced that if you have received three doses of an approved COVID vaccine, you are exempted from the previous requirement to get a negative PCR test within 72 hours of departure. ...
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San Jose Airport Parking with Kids

Flying out of San Jose International (SJC) for a few days with two very young kids. What is the most convenient airport parking lot when coming with toddlers? Ideally we could walk to the terminal ...
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Do I have to test my two-year-old on COVID on arrival in the USA?

My wife and I are fully vaccinated against COVID. Our two-year-old isn't. There is this obligatory US_Passenger Disclosure and Attestation Form to be filled out by travellers who are not US citizens ...
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Requirements to authorize children to travel across borders

On the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol web site, there is the following notification: Traveling with Children When U.S. citizen children under the age of 16 arrive by land or sea from Canada or Mexico ...
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Child Accompanied UK Visa

My son has a child accompanied visa valid till 2025, he turned 18 this year and has been issued a new visa starting from July. He is flying home from Canada through UK. Will he be allowed into UK ...
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Bring baby food through TSA

I will be traveling with my son who's under age of 2, I saw that tsa allow us to bring reasonable amount of baby food if you travel with children. Does gerber lit entree for toddler consider baby food?...
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China visa for children with one Chinese parent; moving to China with children

I am married to a Chinese citizen. We have two children born in Sweden; one was born before my wife got permanent residence and the other child was born after she got permanent residence. We applied ...
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short-term childcare in June/July in Europe

As the remote working trend continues, I am planning to take my kids (all three of them under 7 year old) to Europe for two months to experience different culture and scenery. We've never been to ...
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Family access to Thai Airways international lounges in Bangkok

I'm a Star Alliance Gold member and may be passing through Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) with family in the near future. Standard Star Alliance rules permit only one guest per cardholder, end of ...
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What will happen if a mother with a small child travels in an airplane/airport and the mother will be hospitalized/unable to take care of the child?

I’m not sure who would take care of the child (1 year old) if a responsible parent will be unable to take care of the child due to health issues? Let’s say the parent will stay for 2 days in the ...
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Can we travel into a Schengen country with our 3-month baby, we are EU residents, she is not (yet)?

I am a British citizen, my wife is Turkish, we both have 5 year residencies in Portugal. My wife recently gave birth in Turkey. We will return to Portugal with our baby, who has a Turkish passport, ...
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'Leaving' EU children in the UK for a holiday with relatives

My sons (both under 18) hold French passports while I am British. In the years before Brexit they would spend a week each summer with their British grandparents in the UK, while their parents would ...
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Does US CBP or TSA require a notarized consent letter for a minor leaving the US with one parent?

Based on the Customs and Border Protection website, I understand that A single parent entering the US with a child may be asked for a notarized consent letter signed by the other parent, and Some ...
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Travel to Japan - child expired Japanese passport but valid EU passport

We are to travel to Japan tomorrow with Finnair. However, today we noticed that the Japanese passport of one of our children (6 years old) expired a few months ago. The embassy is unable to issue an ...
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How common are Manchineel trees in Grand Cayman?

My wife surprised the family by booking a trip to Grand Cayman later next year. This would be a welcome vacation after the recent years the world has had (and yes, we are aware of the current ...
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Travel to Canada by car. Vaccine requirements for 13 and under?

We are US citizens family of five. Both me and my wife have been vaccinated for covid 19 with pfizer. We can bring proof via our vaccine cards showing both doses. I have three children a 13 year old,...
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Are children allowed in public saunas in Switzerland?

I've recently been investigating family-friendly hot spring/spa/sauna options in Switzerland. Somewhat to my surprise, while most of them permit children into the pool area, all I've found so far -- ...
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Do children (to the age of 15) travel free with their parents on Graz public transport?

I'm having trouble getting my head around these rules from https://www.verbundlinie.at/en/tickets-fares/discounts/families: Parents travelling together with their children in a public means of ...
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US tourist / visitor visa for child (4yrs)

For an INDIAN national residing in UK (full time employed) what is the process to apply for a visitor visa of US for their child. The parents already have a long term US visitor visa issued for them ...
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Japanese child travelling to Switzerland with divorced mom with Thai Passport

My girlfriend is coming to visit me for a month in Switzerland and she would like to take her 8 years old daughter. The girl has a Japanese passport which doesn't require any Schengen visa. Her mom ...
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KLM 787-9 business seating for family

We are two adults and two 2-year-old toddlers planning to fly a long flight with KLM 787-9. This will be our first flight with the kids, so we are trying to make it as easy on them as possible. We ...
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Can a dual citizen lap child enter us with non-US passport

My 11 month old was born in the US and therefore a US citizen. We are traveling in 2 weeks and unfortunately we only have her non-US passport and there is no way to get a US passport in time. I ...
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Children joining train later UK

I need to travel from London to the north and my children aged 5 and 8 will join me on the train at Milton Keynes, delivered there by their grandparents. If I book the ticket for all three of us from ...
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Child travelling abroad and money

My child will be traveling to Paris in 2022 on an escorted school trip (he will then be 13). Does anyone have experience in the best/easiest/safest way to provide a minor money while they travel? ...
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I am traveling to germany [closed]

I am 13. I have an arranged place to stay in germany for 1 year. I know german pretty well and intend to go to school there.I have US as well as German passports. What paperwork do I need to fill out?
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Can we round-trip travel to Brazil from the USA with our 5-month-old daughter using just her birth certificate?

My wife (Brazilian citizen, US permanent resident) and I (US citizen) will be traveling to Brazil by plane with our 5-month old daughter (US citizen). Our daughter may not have a passport by the time ...
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Can I buy a child ticket for my infant baby?

We (my wife and I) have a long trip ahead of us and we have a 20 month old infant. I know that infants have no seat but it is very hard to hold a 20 month baby boy during a long flight. So I am ...
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Question about Transfer at EWR from Terminal B to Terminal C with 6 check-in bag of luggage

I am flying from India to Newark (EWR) arriving at terminal B and then flying from Terminal C from Newark (EWR) to Houston. Both are separate ticket and i have to complete my immigration/custom at ...
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Vancouver YVR getting to quarantine with toddler

I received work visa in Vancouver and we are moving there with my wife and a baby (16 months old) from Europe. We arrive at YVR on Sept. 30 and we were planning to use Uber or Lyft to get to the place ...
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After flight rescheduled infant is >2 years old. Do I need to buy a new ticket?

I have a two-way airline ticket for an infant with no separate seat. The airline canceled flight back and rescheduled tickets for a new date. But on this new date, an infant is already 2 years old, so ...
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India - ID proof for child traveling on domestic flight

My 8 yr old child is not carrying his Aadhar card with him. Can he travel on domestic flight without ID proof? Can E-aadhar be used as Proof of identity to travel within India? He has to travel from ...
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How to lawfully leave United States without a United States passport for United States citizen

The law requiring US citizens to "bear" a US passport when leaving and entering the US is the Immigration and Naturalization Act section 215, found at 8 USC § 1185, Travel control of ...
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How to generate a Shanghai QR Code for a foreign 3y old kid?

Due to the 2020 epidemic, museums in Shanghai are restricting access to kids who can show a green "Shanghai QR Code". As a traveller, how do I get a "Shanghai QR Code" for my 3y old kid who is a ...
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How to make complex multi-leg flight reservations?

I want to travel to USA to get my grandchildren Take them to Ireland. Then my daughter is coming home and all 3 will travel back home together. How do I book the tickets and does the children’s names ...
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Minor leaving and re-entering the US on a green card with a foreign parent

According to the CBP, a minor traveling without their parents should have a notarized letter showing parental consent, on top of the usual documentation (i.e., passport / green card). However, I ...
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How to find out if the previous flights (any airline) flew with un-booked or empty seats?

I was wondering if there is anyway of knowing how many seats were empty on any previous International flights? I am trying to figure out the pattern for the best season/day/time to fly in that airline ...
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Any negative precedents obtaining Chinese travel document for children born abroad?

My Chinese wife, my two children (Schengen country nationals) and myself (also Schengen country nationals) are travelling to China soon. Applying for a Chinese visa is a rather expensive: for the ...
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How to complete the "How much money are you planning to spend on your visit to the UK" for a child travelling with both parents? [duplicate]

The mother and father are sharing the expenses for the holiday. Family of 4. For example total cost for whole family is 100 pounds. Do I put 25 pounds on each persons application or 100 pounds on the ...
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What happens to citizen children if their parents are deported on arrival?

Suppose a family arrives at a US airport on an international flight (without preclearance). Suppose that, for some reason, the parents are not admitted and are instead sent back to their home country. ...
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US citizen travelling to USA with non-US citizen child

I am dual UK-USA citizen residing in the UK. My children are UK citizens. Although technically they are eligible for USA citizenship, we've never got around to doing it (and not sure if I want to). I'...
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Where to pee in London?

We are planning visiting London with two small children. As small children do, they might need to go to the toilet from time to time, and they need to go now! Is it acceptable to ask buisnesses for ...
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Where to repair baby stroller in Nîmes or elsewhere in France?

So we are travelling with a child, and our baby stroller's wheel went bad. How do we find a place which fixes those in France? We have a popular model so I assume they should be able to replace it ...
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How is the traffic between Michigan and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in mid-August? [closed]

I am planning to take a road trip from Michigan to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee with my wife and three kids. I am looking and it appears to be a nine hour drive. I figure if i get up and go around 5am we ...
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How do I apply for a visa for my 2 year old son?

Have already submitted my visa application, only then I was told my 2 years son need his separate own application. How do I submit it and do I have to send evidence documents twice? And also do I pay ...
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What does BSCT stand for?

Apparently, BSCT is an acronym for ... baby bassinet. Somehow. Various airlines use it, for instance: Latam Air China The text only mentions the acronym like baby bassinet (BSCT) without giving ...
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Sequoia Park Visit

I am traveling with my brother, his wife and my niece (7 years old) We start in San Francisco, and we plan to visit Yosemite (2 nights) and them Sequoia Park and drive to Los Angeles. We will be in ...
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Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon transfer time for a family

When I book with the Eurostar site to a destination in the south of France, they only offer a short Paris transfer time (54 minutes) between Gare du Nord Eurostar and Gare de Lyon TGV. Is this easily ...
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Do German shopping malls offer staffed children playrooms?

In Russia, in many shopping malls, especially the biggest ones, there is a playroom, where parents can leave their children. The children will play there and will be looked after by the playroom staff,...
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Access to Star Alliance Gold lounges at Singapore with children

I will soon be traveling through Singapore Changi Airport with family. As a Singapore Airlines Krisflyer Gold member, I'm entitled to bring one (1) guest traveling on Star Alliance flights to any ...
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Best strategy for UK visa for a school trip (travelling alone or accomanpied child)?

I'm a teacher from a school in mainland Europe trying to arrange a trip to the UK with a Russian student who already has an accompanied child visa for the uk. I recognise you have have up to 2 ...

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