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Booking a flight reservation for children
« on: March 07, 2019, 08:50:54 PM »
Hi,

Can I and if so how do I book a ticket for a 9 year old child? the child will be joining a family on the journey, but I need to book a separate reservation, how is it done? and is there any issues doing so.


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Re: Booking a flight reservation for children
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2019, 08:52:52 PM »
Hi,

Can I and if so how do I book a ticket for a 9 year old child? the child will be joining a family on the journey, but I need to book a separate reservation, how is it done? and is there any issues doing so.


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With a human travel agent. Or you can book online with the date of birth as an adult, but you'll pay adult fare.

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Re: Booking a flight reservation for children
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2019, 08:55:01 PM »
With a human travel agent. Or you can book online with the date of birth as an adult, but you'll pay adult fare.
Hi,

A travel agent is able to do it? or he will book with an adult date of birth? and booking with an adult date of birth, isn't it an issue? won't they see it and make issues?

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Re: Booking a flight reservation for children
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2019, 08:58:45 PM »
Hi,

A travel agent is able to do it? or he will book with an adult date of birth? and booking with an adult date of birth, isn't it an issue? won't they see it and make issues?
A travel agent can do it with a child's date of birth. Besides, booking with wrong date of birth is perfectly fine.

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Re: Booking a flight reservation for children
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2019, 10:28:44 PM »
A travel agent can do it with a child's date of birth. Besides, booking with wrong date of birth is perfectly fine.
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Re: Booking a flight reservation for children
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2019, 10:44:46 PM »
Hi,

Thanks all, so when booking with a wrong date of birth, how do you do check-in? or has nothing to do with this?


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Re: Booking a flight reservation for children
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2019, 10:47:50 PM »
Why can't the family he's traveling with book his ticket when they book theirs?  Or add him to their reservation?

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Re: Booking a flight reservation for children
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2019, 10:53:40 PM »
Why can't the family he's traveling with book his ticket when they book theirs?  Or add him to their reservation?
1. They booked already
2. One way is with one family and the other way is with an other family

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Re: Booking a flight reservation for children
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2019, 11:32:09 PM »
Hi,

Thanks all, so when booking with a wrong date of birth, how do you do check-in? or has nothing to do with this?
You can check in with the wrong dob.
BTW, which airline?

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Re: Booking a flight reservation for children
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2019, 12:11:29 AM »
You can check in with the wrong dob.
BTW, which airline?
Austrian Airlines and United. Btw just spoke to united and they claim I can book with them ill just need to add to reservation the other confirmation number from traveler on same flight

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Re: Booking a flight reservation for children
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2019, 01:14:06 AM »
I did that recently, needed to book a child ticket to accompany 2 adults on a points booking. There were only 2 rewards seats available, so made a cash booking for the child as considerably cheaper than adult. None of the online agencies support this, and airline refused to book it. Only option was to use a physical agent.