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Aeroplan - Flat Fee $50 (coach), $100 (Business), $125 (First)
All the these prices are CAD. Plus tax.
Alaska Mileage Plan- Does not issue infant tickets.
American - 10% of full fare
British Airways - Taxes and 10% of miles
Lufthansa/Miles & More - Taxes (Usually $17.50)
United - 10% of full fare
US Airways - 10% of full fare
singapore- 10% of full fare (when flying Sq you could find a date showing a discounted fare)
ANA?
IB - 10% Full fare
Asiana- 10% of the adult mileage ticket, plus taxes & fees
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Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« on: December 25, 2011, 03:22:50 PM »
Update: See reply #10 for a list of updated policies.

I would like to start a thread on infant charges (on lap) for reward tickets.

Airline (booked with):
reward class (first,business,coach):
infant charge:


(I know there are threads that mention this but no clear thread going through each airline)
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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2011, 03:58:11 PM »
How about a wiki. And I think that most airlines charge 10% on intl, so the question really is where the exceptions are to be found. I really don't see a MT candidate here.

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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2011, 05:23:41 PM »
Although many airlines charge 10% many airlines don't.

Its very beneficial to know which airline charges what to know with who to book with.

A one-way business ticket fro lax-tlv or tlv-nyc could range from $100-$500 depending on the airline.

We know what continental charges, but what about the smaller or european airlines like Austrian or LOT......

I stand to be corrected, what does everyone think?



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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2011, 05:41:05 PM »
Although many airlines charge 10% many airlines don't.

Its very beneficial to know which airline charges what to know with who to book with.

A one-way business ticket fro lax-tlv or tlv-nyc could range from $100-$500 depending on the airline.

We know what continental charges, but what about the smaller or european airlines like Austrian or LOT......

I stand to be corrected, what does everyone think?

So you'd fly an inferior business/first class, possibly with an extra connection, just to save a few hundred on the infant ticket?
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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2011, 05:48:38 PM »
If you want a list seatguru has a tab for infants for every airline, check it out. You will notice that virtually every airline (with a few exceptions) charge 10% plus taxes.

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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2011, 05:51:23 PM »
Although many airlines charge 10% many airlines don't.

Its very beneficial to know which airline charges what to know with who to book with.

A one-way business ticket fro lax-tlv or tlv-nyc could range from $100-$500 depending on the airline.

We know what continental charges, but what about the smaller or european airlines like Austrian or LOT......

I stand to be corrected, what does everyone think?



As per seatguru.com Austrian and LOT bith charge 10% on international flights.

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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2011, 06:01:36 PM »
thank you, i didn't realize seat guru did that.

I heard with british you can pay 10% of you miles, is that true?

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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2011, 06:18:04 PM »
BY LH (seat guru) it says:    " a child under 2 years old (24 months) is usually charged a discounted fare plus taxes, even if the infant will be on the lap of another passenger for the flight"

What does that mean?


Seat guru doesn't even discuss brussels air!


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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2011, 06:23:27 PM »
So you'd fly an inferior business/first class, possibly with an extra connection, just to save a few hundred on the infant ticket?

If I need to make a stop anyway (which is what happens trying to book w/ miles)
then why not save $400?

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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #9 on: December 25, 2011, 06:44:22 PM »
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13.3. Infants (less than 2 years of age) travelling with a Member on a flight Reward will travel for ten percent of the Avios Points required for the Member's flight Reward if they do not have their own seat. Children (2 years of age or older) and infants who require their own seat will be "charged" the full Avios Points for the relevant destination.

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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2011, 06:57:30 PM »
So you'd fly an inferior business/first class, possibly with an extra connection, just to save a few hundred on the infant ticket?
It has to do with the ticketing carrier, not the operating carrier.
Most airlines (including AA, CO, DL, UA, US, and IcelandAir) charge 10% of the full fare for adding an infant.

Culling from FT threads which may/may not be up to date, here is a list of exceptions:
Air Canada ($50 Y, $100 J, $125 F flat fee)
BA (10% of the miles)
BMI (taxes)
Finnair (taxes)
Lufthansa (taxes)
SAS (taxes)
Qantas (free)
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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #11 on: December 25, 2011, 10:26:10 PM »
I had lufthansa agents adding a infant for free and others charge 10%. Most charge, so be happy if not, but be expected to get charged. On my next trip i booked my familys tickets with us and mine with aeroplan, as us charges 10% of full fare and aeroplan charged some more miles, but a flat 100 dollars. If your ticket involves alot of stops and airlines and can price for 10k+ so a infant can cost alot, depending on issuing carrier

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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #12 on: December 26, 2011, 10:09:07 AM »
Us Air wanted 10% (flying on Continental) which was close to $1500 on a FC trip to Europe

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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #13 on: December 26, 2011, 06:34:41 PM »
It has to do with the ticketing carrier, not the operating carrier.

Culling from FT threads which may/may not be up to date:
Air Canada ($50 Y, $100 J, $125 F flat fee)
BA (10% of the miles) (+taxes?)
BMI (taxes)
Finnair (taxes)
Lufthansa (taxes)
SAS (taxes)
Qantas (free)

If I wait until I get to the airport the carrier won't charge me then?
(example: an AC operated flight in business ,booked with CO )

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Re: Thread: Infant charge on reward ticket
« Reply #14 on: December 26, 2011, 06:58:31 PM »
If I wait until I get to the airport the carrier won't charge me then?
(example: an AC operated flight in business ,booked with CO )
No they just wont let you on the flight.
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