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Flying with infant
« on: January 23, 2011, 04:22:38 AM »
Any clue if an infant in lap earns miles?

It looks like my kid will fly RT TLV-NYC 3x by the time he's 4 mos.

Also do you know how much luggage an infant can take on a gold reservation? We will be flying OS and LX for 2 of the flights.
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2011, 06:47:52 AM »
Any clue if an infant in lap earns miles?

It looks like my kid will fly RT TLV-NYC 3x by the time he's 4 mos.

Also do you know how much luggage an infant can take on a gold reservation? We will be flying OS and LX for 2 of the flights.
infants do not earn miles only paid tix

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2011, 09:40:02 AM »
Kid is allowed 10 kg. In a extra piece. 

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2011, 12:29:19 PM »
Kid is allowed 10 kg. In a extra piece. 
Even with *A gold?
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2011, 12:50:46 PM »
he's so cute   :o

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2011, 02:03:21 PM »
As a a star gold u r allowed a extra piece. So with swiss to the usa, you will be allowed 3 pieces and your wife 2 pieces. The baby 10 kg in a extra piece.
The adults piece allowence is 23 in economy and 32 in business-first.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2011, 02:38:44 PM »
As a a star gold u r allowed a extra piece. So with swiss to the usa, you will be allowed 3 pieces and your wife 2 pieces. The baby 10 kg in a extra piece.
The adults piece allowence is 23 in economy and 32 in business-first.
Why would my wife only get 2?
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2011, 03:57:22 PM »
If she has status as well then 3, the extra piece is only for the person that has a *gold card

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2011, 04:07:04 PM »
If she has status as well then 3, the extra piece is only for the person that has a *gold card
My uncle flew Swiss last week (TLV-ZRH-MIA), with his wife and kid. Just he had status and he checked 7 50lb bags
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2011, 04:13:23 PM »
My uncle flew Swiss last week (TLV-ZRH-MIA), with his wife and kid. Just he had status and he checked 7 50lb bags

Scary. What would he do if they'd try charging him overage?
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2011, 04:17:35 PM »
Scary. What would he do if they'd try charging him overage?
He had some1 waiting to take bags back
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2011, 04:23:25 PM »
Infant or child? If its a child then its correct, as a child is also allowed 2 bags. So its 3 for him, 2 for wife and 2 for child. With a inf. I cant think they would let it go, if yes he is very lucky

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2011, 04:29:45 PM »
Infant or child? If its a child then its correct, as a child is also allowed 2 bags. So its 3 for him, 2 for wife and 2 for child. With a inf. I cant think they would let it go, if yes he is very lucky
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2011, 05:03:29 PM »
He got very, very lucky.
When I moved from Israel bach to LX, I came to the airport with 9 bags of 30 Kg. I had about 292 Kg. with me. I expected to pay alot of money but thats part of moving. As I was only traveling to LX, I was on the weight concept. 40 Kg for me, 20 for my wife and 20 Kg for our 2 infants. The lady checked all in and gave me the boarding passes, the receipts said 9/292. When I expcted to hear 2000 Dollars, she said have a safe flight. Until today, I cant explain it... it was a "nes". 400 pounds overweight...

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2011, 05:05:25 PM »
He got very, very lucky.
When I moved from Israel bach to LX, I came to the airport with 9 bags of 30 Kg. I had about 292 Kg. with me. I expected to pay alot of money but thats part of moving. As I was only traveling to LX, I was on the weight concept. 40 Kg for me, 20 for my wife and 20 Kg for our 2 infants. The lady checked all in and gave me the boarding passes, the receipts said 9/292. When I expcted to hear 2000 Dollars, she said have a safe flight. Until today, I cant explain it... it was a "nes". 400 pounds overweight...
AFAIK, all members on a gold reservation share baggage allowance of Gold
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