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3 Little-Known Airline Rules All Traveling Parents Need to Know

Flying with kids can be a challenge. But sometimes airlines can make it harder by throwing a curveball your way with a unique rule or requirement that you weren’t expecting on your travel day. My family has flown on pretty much every US airline and quite a few international carriers over the years. While the basics …

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Unaccompanied Minors: Complete Guide to Each Airline’s Policies, Fees, & Rules

I have fond childhood memories of flying as an unaccompanied minor. My parents regularly sent my sister and me to see grandparents a few states away. I remember well being doted on by flight attendants. I especially loved being driven in the beeping carts through the tunnels of ATL as we were rushed off to …

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Best Airlines to Fly with Kids: Ranking the Best and Worst in the USA

I’m often asked by fellow parents: “What is the best airline to fly with kids?”  The accurate answer is that it depends! A lot depends on where you are based.  If you are at a hub for a particular airline, that airlines may well have nicer planes on more of its routes, better flight time …

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The End of Delta Preboarding?

A reader recently posted a troubling comment on my post from earlier this year about preboarding with children.  While traveling on Delta yesterday, she was told that families with infants and small children were not allowed to preboard on Delta anymore.  The gate agent told her that, under new Delta policy, preboarding would only be reserved …

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