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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #680 on: November 30, 2017, 06:02:01 PM »
Also, it doesn't help if the travel agent requests a bassinet even if it says confirmed you still have to call.

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #681 on: November 30, 2017, 06:05:42 PM »
They always did this.

But isn't a big time YMMV?  I think I remember agents in the past did not want to do this because they said you have to pay for the economy plus upgrade

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #682 on: November 30, 2017, 06:06:05 PM »
FYI a local travel agent said that airlines do this for infants up to 9 months old; not sure where she got the 9 month age policy
Some airlines will only allow an infant in the actual bassinet up until 9 months (I had this with BR, not that I wanted the bassinet anyways).

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #683 on: November 30, 2017, 06:06:43 PM »
They always did this.

I'm flying Delta with a 7 month old. Tried to reserve a bassinet but the phone rep said its first come first serve to the gate and cant reserve in advance. Is this accurate, or HUCA?

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #684 on: November 30, 2017, 06:08:33 PM »
Some airlines will only allow an infant in the actual bassinet up until 9 months (I had this with BR, not that I wanted the bassinet anyways).

you mean they will let you reserve  bassinet seat up to 24 months but will not allow you to put them in if older than 9 months?

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #685 on: December 05, 2017, 12:23:16 AM »
Just got off the phone with a delta rep. He said my infant in arms is not entitled to a diaper bag aside from my personal bag and carry on. Dropr?

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #686 on: December 05, 2017, 09:09:28 AM »
IME I doubt they would even notice or say anything.  If they do maybe you can stuff the diaper bag into carry on

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #687 on: December 05, 2017, 09:15:47 AM »
IME I doubt they would even notice or say anything.  If they do maybe you can stuff the diaper bag into carry on
True

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #688 on: December 05, 2017, 09:16:36 AM »
Just got off the phone with a delta rep. He said my infant in arms is not entitled to a diaper bag aside from my personal bag and carry on. Dropr?
Pretty sure he's wrong

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #689 on: December 05, 2017, 10:04:24 AM »
Just got off the phone with a delta rep. He said my infant in arms is not entitled to a diaper bag aside from my personal bag and carry on. Dropr?

From Delta website:

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Unticketed Infant/Child

If children are traveling for free, they donít have a baggage allowance. So any baggage for the child counts as part of the adult's baggage allowance.

That being said, I doubt this will be enforced at all.


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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #690 on: December 05, 2017, 10:18:02 AM »
Pretty sure he's wrong
Same here. They won't allow you to take checked baggage as @shaulyaakov said, but they will allow you to take a diaper bag. Personal experience.

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #691 on: December 05, 2017, 10:45:42 AM »
Same here. They won't allow you to take checked baggage as @shaulyaakov said, but they will allow you to take a diaper bag. Personal experience.
IME I doubt they would even notice or say anything.  If they do maybe you can stuff the diaper bag into carry on
Ty. I guess we'll see what happens

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #692 on: December 05, 2017, 01:26:07 PM »
domestic flight with 6th month old on United.

Do you need to shlep a birth certificate or anything, or nothing required?

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #693 on: December 05, 2017, 02:14:45 PM »
domestic flight with 6th month old on United.

Do you need to shlep a birth certificate or anything, or nothing required?
Domestic? Nothing required.

But cant hurt if you bring the BC.
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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #694 on: December 05, 2017, 02:37:43 PM »
Domestic? Nothing required.

But cant hurt if you bring the BC.
+1 I always bring a copy, but never was asked to show it

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #695 on: December 31, 2017, 01:49:53 PM »
PSA
Recently I was flying on Southwest and while checking in the agent said that if I don't have proof of age for my infant (any age) I'll need to pay full fare.
I was never required to show proof of age buy any other airline for a domestic flight.
Good thing I already had a ticket for him

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #696 on: December 31, 2017, 02:07:29 PM »
PSA
Recently I was flying on Southwest and while checking in the agent said that if I don't have proof of age for my infant (any age) I'll need to pay full fare.
I was never required to show proof of age buy any other airline for a domestic flight.
Good thing I already had a ticket for him
Is a passport proof?

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #697 on: December 31, 2017, 04:03:25 PM »
Is a passport proof?
Yes.
Even a birth certificate or medical records.

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #698 on: January 01, 2018, 08:29:33 PM »
is there a way to book a ticket for an unborn child?

Any answer to this?

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #699 on: January 02, 2018, 05:02:22 PM »
Any answer to this?
I just book a ticket for the adults and then add a lap child later.. people say you can book a ticket for them and just make up a date of birth but I've never tried that..