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Do babies who are riding on their parent's lap during a flight get two checked bags as well

we are flying united airlines tomorrow afternoon, and i just really need this question answered .. haha she's 3 mo old and her first time on a plane let a lone the first time she's went on a trip..shes my first, and im worried.

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dreamain22

Asked by dreamain22 at 12:21 AM on Dec. 31, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • no. only purchased seats get checked luggage
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:23 AM on Dec. 31, 2008

  • No. It's per seat, not per passenger.
    I also suggest you look into a harness for your baby...
    http://www.babybair.com/
    If there is any turbulance, you will not be able to hold onto your baby with your hands alone.
    kaycee14

    Answer by kaycee14 at 1:04 AM on Dec. 31, 2008

  • call your airlines and ask them or go to their website or go to the TWA website
    tnteaton

    Answer by tnteaton at 1:40 AM on Dec. 31, 2008

  • No, it's per seat, mot per person. Check your airline's website for their specific information, it varies from company to company!
    KatieCrandall

    Answer by KatieCrandall at 2:00 AM on Dec. 31, 2008

  • One thing to note is that if the flight isnt full, they will let you put her in a seat, so make sure that you have her car seat/stroller. You can check the stroller at the gate and ask if the flight is full to know if you can bring the car seat on the plane. When I took daughter on flight, she was able to sit in car seat both ways and her diaper bag was not counted against me as a carry on.
    blackwellqk

    Answer by blackwellqk at 9:34 AM on Dec. 31, 2008

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