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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #660 on: May 14, 2017, 12:23:41 PM »
Check Dan's trip reports. He used to mention it a lot.

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #661 on: May 14, 2017, 07:54:06 PM »
Check Dan's trip reports. He used to mention it a lot.
thanks, I had actually tried to find that info before posting here but I looked again and found a reference

from this trip report:
"We check the actual Uppa Baby stroller seat into a floppy luggage bag as it serves no use in the airport."
 

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #662 on: June 13, 2017, 10:51:41 AM »
is there a way to book a ticket for an unborn child? or do I not need to if the infant will be on my lap?

also any restrictions from bringing an infant into business class?

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #663 on: June 13, 2017, 10:54:11 AM »
is there a way to book a ticket for an unborn child? or do I not need to if the infant will be on my lap?

also any restrictions from bringing an infant into business class?

Domestic or international. I think with all airlines you can bring an infant into business with zero issues.
1 or 2 may restrict first class.
« Last Edit: June 13, 2017, 10:58:05 AM by Emkay »

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #664 on: June 13, 2017, 11:35:21 AM »
Domestic or international. I think with all airlines you can bring an infant into business with zero issues.
1 or 2 may restrict first class.

Hawaii. domestic

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #665 on: August 06, 2017, 01:05:32 PM »
International travel q.
When booking a business mileage ticket on LH, should I write that the infant is 2+ instead of 1 1/2?

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #666 on: August 06, 2017, 01:16:05 PM »
International travel q.
When booking a business mileage ticket on LH, should I write that the infant is 2+ instead of 1 1/2?
I'm assuming you plan on paying for the infant?
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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #667 on: August 06, 2017, 01:16:33 PM »
I'm assuming you plan on paying for the infant?
Getting a ticket with miles.

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #668 on: August 06, 2017, 01:17:26 PM »
Getting a ticket with miles.
But you want a seat for the child?
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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #669 on: August 06, 2017, 01:19:22 PM »
But you want a seat for the child?
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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #670 on: August 30, 2017, 05:57:53 AM »
Anyone has experience with the jetkids bedbox?
Looks cool but quite expensive

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #671 on: September 27, 2017, 10:39:36 AM »
i traveled last year with this https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000JJK9EY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
car seat wheeler.  it broke and i sent it right back.. i need to take a car seat on the plane but i dont want the full carriage as well.  anyone else has a similar item or idea for me to use?
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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #672 on: October 19, 2017, 11:55:15 PM »
is there a way to book a ticket for an unborn child? or do I not need to if the infant will be on my lap?

also any restrictions from bringing an infant into business class?

Just going to bump this. What about booking international mileage ticket for unborn infant? Does the "Unborn Infant" and 1900 birthday work for international travel?

Or, would booking a second ticket under one of the parents work?

Thanks!
« Last Edit: October 20, 2017, 12:19:48 AM by jewdkoff »

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #673 on: November 08, 2017, 05:47:43 PM »
So I know as Dan mentioned in a recent post on AC's favorable lap infant policy as most airlines charge 10% of the fare for a lap infant including award flights.  Now for example OW from nyc-tlv is usually very expensive on nonstop flights like over $1500.  So if i book 2 separate one way award flights I will be charged 10% for each way paying a whopping $300! or will they look at it as a round trip and just charge me 10% of the round trip fare which is significantly less? 

whats the best way to go about booking a lap infant on a nonstop award flight from nyc-tlv using United or Singapore miles?

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #674 on: November 09, 2017, 09:24:22 AM »
In other words will they normally take 2 OW tickets and combine them as a round trip for the purpose of charging the 10% lap infant price?

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #675 on: November 09, 2017, 05:54:47 PM »
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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #676 on: November 21, 2017, 09:43:49 AM »
Hi,

My son is just turned two today, want to fly Spirit with him, in one month, for a weekend, will I be able o pull it off without buying him a ticket? He's not a big kid..

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #677 on: November 21, 2017, 09:00:18 PM »
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 #678 on: November 30, 2017, 05:55:53 PM »
I thought the day of getting a bassinet seat for a lap infant were over ever since most of those seats all became economy plus seats but today a United rep booked me and DW in economy plus EWR-TLV bassinet seats because she said we were travelling with an infant and we did not have to pay any upgrade fee to economy plus; she said she waived approx $450 :)  She said you are entitled to this if you are travelling with a child up to 24 months!

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

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Re: Infant Travel
« Reply #679 on: November 30, 2017, 05:59:18 PM »
I thought the day of getting a bassinet seat for a lap infant were over ever since most of those seats all became economy plus seats but today a United rep booked me and DW in economy plus EWR-TLV bassinet seats because she said we were travelling with an infant and we did not have to pay any upgrade fee to economy plus; she said she waived approx $450 :)  She said you are entitled to this if you are travelling with a child up to 24 months!

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
They always did this.