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    FAA Links for info on using car seats:
    September 2015 advisory -
http://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Advisory_Circular/AC_120-87C.pdf
Regulatory Requirements Regarding Accommodation of Child Restraint Systems http://www.faa.gov/other_visit/aviation_industry/airline_operators/airline_safety/info/all_infos/media/2009/info09002.pdf


Earning mileage: Infants (who don't pay for a full ticket) are not eligible to earn miles.

Luggage: Some people report that their friend or parent flew and got lucky. However, it's best to check with the Airline (on their website or calling them), BEFORE packing your suitcases. Here are some helpful links:
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Proof: Some airlines require proof of age. Rather bring along some kind of proof, and not get stuck because of an gate agent or TSA guard that had a bad day.

Infants are cute.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #930 on: February 21, 2020, 11:10:06 AM »
Thx for the advice. Will keep that in mind. The truth is that it is a red eye flight, so the real question is where she will sleep better.
Own seat, no question.
+1. Whether you want to split up is up to you, I probably wouldn't personally, but to each their own. Just make sure you bring along a good car seat your kid can shloof in.
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #931 on: February 21, 2020, 11:19:06 AM »
Do you need to add a lap child during the main booking or can it be added later?
If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #932 on: February 21, 2020, 11:20:29 AM »
Do you need to add a lap child during the main booking or can it be added later?
Not sure if it's same for every airline, but IME you can add whenever. Keep in mind though, when you're paying a percentage of the fare, it goes based on market price, not the price you paid.
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #933 on: February 21, 2020, 11:24:51 AM »
Not sure if it's same for every airline, but IME you can add whenever. Keep in mind though, when you're paying a percentage of the fare, it goes based on market price, not the price you paid.

Thanks, it's for delta and domestic so it should be $0
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #934 on: February 21, 2020, 11:28:10 AM »
Thanks, it's for delta and domestic so it should be $0
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #935 on: March 13, 2020, 11:15:10 AM »
I booked a RT on United with an infant turning two mid trip. I entered for a 2-4 year old in the search box and his birthday. Upon booking it put him into the under two with a seat category and charged half the adult price. Is this a problem?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #936 on: August 24, 2020, 01:08:37 PM »
I booked a RT on United with an infant turning two mid trip. I entered for a 2-4 year old in the search box and his birthday. Upon booking it put him into the under two with a seat category and charged half the adult price. Is this a problem?
Any DP?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #937 on: August 24, 2020, 11:33:44 PM »
Any DP?
Did not end up using the ticket...so I can't tell you.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #938 on: September 13, 2020, 12:20:05 AM »
Does UA allow Car seat in J on there 787-10 and 757-200?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #939 on: October 31, 2020, 04:59:50 PM »
I'm sure this has been asked before ( if its has please direct).
2 year old turning two in the middle of the round trip. Which airlines offer infant fares ( besides for BA)?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #940 on: October 31, 2020, 08:25:03 PM »
I'm sure this has been asked before ( if its has please direct).
2 year old turning two in the middle of the round trip. Which airlines offer infant fares ( besides for BA)?
AFAIK, none

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #941 on: November 01, 2020, 10:10:37 AM »
AFAIK, none
So what are you susposed to do?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #942 on: November 01, 2020, 10:13:44 AM »
So what are you susposed to do?
Book as 2 one ways, booking them as a child for the return flight. (Many times itís cheaper to just book them a seat for both ways).

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #943 on: November 01, 2020, 10:17:57 AM »
Book as 2 one ways, booking them as a child for the return flight. (Many times itís cheaper to just book them a seat for both ways).

Roundtrip as a Child?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #944 on: November 01, 2020, 10:24:58 AM »
Roundtrip as a Child?
Yes. Put in an older DOB on the reservation and then call to change