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Flying with a toddler ...

I was thinking about bringing an umbrella stroller to help keep him more contained &/or carry our baggage if he was walking. Is this a good idea?

 
JZ10FPM

Asked by JZ10FPM at 12:53 PM on Jan. 14, 2011 in Travel

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  • I bring mine because inevitably my LO will not want to walk and want to be carried, but that is hard to do when you carrying everything else. And if they want to walk, you can use the stroller to put the other stuff in.
    NHGal

    Answer by NHGal at 2:16 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • it's not a TERRIBLE idea. ... But it is something else to lug along. Does your airport have a moving walk way? And remember the option of those carts (look like golf carts) they're free, flag it down like a taxi but customary to tip the driver a few bucks
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 12:55 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • I love to have a stroller when traveling through the airport.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 1:28 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • I would bring it with you. It helps when they decide they don't want to walk anymore.
    DanyielJ

    Answer by DanyielJ at 5:41 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Good idea
    Librarylady60

    Answer by Librarylady60 at 6:15 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Good idea. The toddler can ride when tired of walking.
    HomeAlone45

    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 10:31 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • I don't believe I've ever been in a (US, anyway) airport where those carts were free. Germay? Yes. BUT, the couple bucks may be worth not having to haul the stroller onto the plane.

    I'll have to check the airline and see what they have to say about checking it at the gates ...
    JZ10FPM

    Comment by JZ10FPM (original poster) at 11:19 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

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