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going to cancun.. with my 4 mnth old.. need advice...

so iam flying to cancun to visit family.. i currently live in nc.. but i have not traveled in forever.. and never with a baby..so iam clueless to what i need to do... do i need to buy one extra ticket?? iam just cluesless.. some advice would be great :)

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:50 PM on Nov. 9, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Babies rarely fly free on international flights. You need to contact the specific airline you will travel with. You also need to verify whether or not infants can still fly under a parents passport to international destinations. So many rules have changed in the last few years. You can no longer travel to Mexico with just a birth cert. You(the adult) MUST have a passport.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 12:58 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • Check the airlines and their regulations. You can buy an extra seat if you want to put baby in a carseat while flying if not you can have baby as a lap baby (free). One thing I would check on immediately would be the need for a passport. I know it use to be just an ID but I think things have changed to where you need a passport for Mexico & Canada travel. With the time of year and the flu season being extra strong this year be very careful with infant air travel. Make sure you breastfeed on the way up and down to help with air pressure and take along and extra set of clothes for both of you in your carry on.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:59 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • you need to buy a mask so that you & your 4 month old dont get swine flu.
    PURPULbutterfly

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 1:15 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

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