Need to Know: Flying Virgin Atlantic with a Baby or Toddler

Need to Know: Flying Virgin Atlantic with a Baby or Toddler

Virgin Atlantic’s infant and child discounts: Unlike many U.S. carriers that may serve the same or similar routes for your flights, Virgin Atlantic offers a 25% discount for infants riding in their own seats and also for children from 2 to 11 years. This can make a big difference in your family’s bottom line when…

Need to Know: Flying Gulf Air with a Baby or Toddler

Need to Know: Flying Gulf Air with a Baby or Toddler

Are you considering flying Gulf Air with a baby or toddler–or any kids under 12? Lucky you! Most of the airlines featured in this Need-to-Know Airlines series so far are here for very specific reasons–the kind of reasons that might be deal-breakers for the family flying with babies or toddlers. In the case of Gulf…

Do infants and babies need I.D. for domestic flights? It’s a definite maybe.
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Do infants and babies need I.D. for domestic flights? It’s a definite maybe.

Sure, all babies need passports to fly over the U.S. border and back (and possibly a notarized letter of consent). But if you think you can slip through airport check-in and onto the plane for a domestic flight without presenting any identification for your child under 2 years old? You might be making a costly…

Five Things You Should Know Before Flying with an Airplane Bassinet

Five Things You Should Know Before Flying with an Airplane Bassinet

Tips for Flying with an Airplane Bassinet –  If you’re planning to use an airplane bassinet when flying with your baby, start here! Understanding a few key points about airline bassinets (or skycots) in advance could make a big difference in your choice of airlines, when you decide to undertake an international flight with your…

What They SHOULD Have Been Discussing on the Delta Flight YouTube Video Where the Family Gets Kicked Off…

What They SHOULD Have Been Discussing on the Delta Flight YouTube Video Where the Family Gets Kicked Off…

Watching the 8-minute YouTube video of Delta Airlines personnel explaining to the Schear family why they must remove their 18-month-old son from his “paid seat” is nothing short of infuriating. But while the video and articles circulating about it are creating enough confusion about what FAA regulations and airline recommendations, including Delta’s, are regarding the…