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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #75 on: July 20, 2010, 06:10:32 AM »
When I travel (with my kids) I only pay taxes, so those 10% don't apply to me b"h.

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #76 on: July 20, 2010, 03:51:16 PM »
some european airlines have reduced award tickets for kids. Infants travel free if no seat is requested.

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #77 on: July 21, 2010, 12:07:46 PM »
some european airlines have reduced award tickets for kids. Infants travel free if no seat is requested.
Like who?

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #78 on: July 21, 2010, 03:01:18 PM »
M&M - children pay 75% of the normal rate
SAS eurobonus-  50% of the normal rate

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #79 on: August 18, 2010, 02:35:43 PM »
When I travel (with my kids) I only pay taxes, so those 10% don't apply to me b"h.

Which ones you only pay taxes for infants? CO, AA, US, UA ?
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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #80 on: August 22, 2010, 09:14:13 AM »
Which ones you only pay taxes for infants? CO, AA, US, UA ?
Thanks!

Anybody?

By the way, do they have special arrangements for 1 month old baby in business? (like they have in coach - that wall and the special basket that connects to it...)

Thanks for your help, parents! B)

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #81 on: August 22, 2010, 09:46:30 AM »
US miles on partner airlines will be 10% of a full fare ticket, if you use miles to fly first on Lufthansa your kid can be more then 1000 Dollar.
Air Canada miles has a flat fee. I think 100 Dollars

This has been discussed a few times allready. With a little effort you will find all info!

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #82 on: August 23, 2010, 03:24:11 PM »
that wall and the special basket that connects to it - is called a bassinet and yes it is usually available in business class - not so hard too understand


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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #83 on: August 23, 2010, 04:24:39 PM »
Sorry if I correct you.
The basinet is just the basket. You will need a seat that has a wall in front of it, so that they can screw the basinet on the wall after take off.
Every plane has one or 2 basinets anyway, but if you dont have one of these seats with a wall in front of it, they cant give it to you. So if you reserve it, they will give you such a seat.

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #84 on: August 23, 2010, 04:27:43 PM »
Exactly what I meant. The business  class also has a wall usually two that can be used to hang a basket aka bassinet

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #85 on: February 17, 2011, 03:49:49 PM »
I am travelling to Israel on Continental with a 19 month old lap infant. The travel agent I booked it with told me there is no chance I will get a bassinet with a child over 9 months old. Continental says their policy only excludes infants over 22lbs. with no age restriction. Does anyone have any experience with this?

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #86 on: February 17, 2011, 04:00:05 PM »
If your baby fits the weight call CO yourself and reserve the bulk seats for the bassinet.  I was able to get it with no status on an award ticket during high season.

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #87 on: April 03, 2011, 02:14:41 AM »
I will be flying domestically and my child is turning 2 before the return. I know the airline may SAY I need to purchase a 1 way return for him, but how will they know he is 2? Will I need to present any ID to prove his age on the way there - and hence be unable to put him on my lap on the way back, or can I wing it free both ways without showing any ID??

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #88 on: April 17, 2011, 11:14:13 AM »
im flying yyz-lax-jfk-tlv in business and was charged 407.70 plus 25 booking fee. excessive?

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Re: Travelling with an infant on an award or paid ticket
« Reply #89 on: April 17, 2011, 11:34:47 AM »
I think it makes sense for it to be 10% of a business class tix.