i am going to be flying alone with my two toddlers, i was wondering if its mandatory to bring the car seat on board? i know it will be hectic hauling around two kids and their seats, but i must also consider the price for checked baggage and i'm going to need the seats once we arrive at our destination...HELP ;)
We fly Delta with our toddlers all the time... our carseats counted as "special luggage" and are the same as wheelchairs and such.. no charge for those. The stroller we take right up to the door of the plane, leave it there, and then when we got off the plane its waiting for us. The carseats are usually waiting at baggage claim before the luggage even gets there.. my only advice is to buy big clear plastic garbage bags to wrap around them, to keep them from getting dirty at all or getting rained on.. and write your name and number on the actual carseats using tape or a sharpie.
We've done this at least 5 times and have never had a problem.
Answer by LuminousMom at 11:14 AM on Feb. 20, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 5:10 PM on Feb. 19, 2009
Answer by TSSN88 at 5:25 PM on Feb. 19, 2009
I recommend checking the car seats, and there should be no charge. check with your particular airline though.
If you can buy or rent a CARES I would recommend it. They weigh a pound each and keep young children a little more secure than a standard lap belt. http://www.kidsflysafe.com/
Answer by AussieMum2 at 8:38 PM on Feb. 19, 2009
Answer by sweetscrappin at 11:16 AM on Feb. 21, 2009
Answer by efsuermann at 9:54 PM on Feb. 21, 2009
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