Travel with children by plane

Do you have a trip planned with children by plane?

Then continue reading because this will be of interest and give you information for your trip, such as fares and rules that depend on each airline.

When it comes to food or drink for babies, bottles and jars can be taken on board without any problem. This is because they do not have to comply with the rules of liquids at the airport and can be carried in containers of more than 100 ml without sealing. It is one of the exceptions in terms of food regulations allowed.

Within the luggage allowed for children and babies you can take nappies, a change of clothes, cream, wet wipes, and a blanket and so on. You can also carry thermometers and essential medicines. However for special medications you must provide the prescription.

A handy tip, is that almost all airlines usually give boarding preference to families with young children.

Travel with Ryanair

Children under two years can travel on an adult’s lap, the crew will provide a child safety belt. In this case, the child is not entitled to checked baggage. You can check the  rates  for children under two years. In addition, if the child turns 2 years before the return trip, he will have to pay the adult fare, as well as the taxes and fees of that flight.

Children’s equipment is allowed free 2 per child: a baby carriage and one of the following: child car seat, booster seat or folding cot. At the airport, the 2 items of children’s equipment can be included along with hand luggage.

It is also possible to include more children’s items, but it is necessary to pay a fee for this. (The information is in the previous link). In addition they cannot exceed 20 kg.

Travel with Vueling

When you check in at the airport, you are assigned a seat that suits your needs. You can also include, at no additional cost, 2 children’s items. As in the rest of companies, from 2 years old they have the same conditions as adults.

Hand luggage allowed for children and babies

They can carry hand luggage or not depending on whether they occupy a seat, or if they travel on an adult’s lap. In the case of travelling in an adult’s lap, hand luggage is not included. Children and babies travelling in their own seat can carry hand luggage, but must comply with the following measures: A small suitcase that does not exceed 55x40x20cm and less than 10 kg. And another smaller piece, like a bag, small briefcase etc…

Travel with Iberia

When you travel with your baby and carry your own pushchair, you have the option of staying with the pushchair until the moment of entry into the plane, or including it with the rest of the luggage. If you take it to the door of the plane, you can transport it in the cabin if space allows. Otherwise, it will be removed by flight personnel, deposited in the hold and delivered to the door of the plane upon arrival.

If you include it as hold baggage, it will be collected with the rest as luggage at baggage reclaim. You have comfort cots for babies up to a maximum of 11 kg of weight in airplanes in intercontinental flights. There are a certain number of cribs on each plane, so if you need it, reserve it with plenty of time. You can do it online if you wish.  


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