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Checking a bag is something frequent flyers try mightily to avoid. It adds time, extra logistics, and cost to air travel. When little ones come along, however, packing light just isn’t always possible. Flying with a baby or toddler requires gear! The time comes for traveling parents to face the reality of needing to check …

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I talk a lot about flying with kids on this site, but what if you are ready for your child to fly without you? Each year, millions of parents trust their kids to the airlines, allowing them to fly solo to a destination as an unaccompanied minor. Whether your child is traveling to visit extended …

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I’m often asked by fellow traveling parents: “What is the best airline to fly with kids?” Air travel with kids can be stressful even in the best of circumstances, so it’s only natural that families want to fly an airline that makes things easier. If only the answer were so simple. For United States based …

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Earlier this spring, I did something pretty brave in my travels. To be fair, I’m already brave when it comes to air travel. After all, I fly with babies and toddlers. (Often! And voluntarily!). But this trip required even more of a leap of faith. I decided to fly Frontier Airlines, one of the U.S. domestic …

Read More about I Flew Frontier Airlines… And It Was Just Fine

  As much as I complain about most of the major airlines, it’s time for a reality check. It could be worse. I could be flying an ultra-discount carrier. When infrequent travelers hear this moniker, their mind normally jumps to Southwest. But Southwest isn’t in this category. It is now considered a “discount” or “low …

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