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Updated Feb 21, 2020

18 Month Old on His First Airplane Trip...

July 20, 2007 by alysha r. - Bend, OR

In September I will be flying to visit some family out of state, and will be taking my 18 month little boy along. I a...


Traveling with an 18 Month Old

September 18, 2008 by Melissa D. - Cumming, GA

I am going to be flying with my daughter in the next month from Atlanta to Ohio (about 2 hours) and was looking for a...


9Yr Old and 2 Traveling with 2 1/2 Yr old...need Help

April 20, 2009 by Vanetta-haley B. - Waterford, MI

Hi we are flying to my mom's memorial in Fl (she just recently passed). I have flown with one before but not 2. A...


Car Seat on Airplane for a 2 Year Old?

January 06, 2010 by Megan R. - Sun Prairie, WI

I am taking my first airplane trip with my son who is 2 years old. Is it better to take his car seat on the plane ...


Booster / Car Seat on Airplane for 5 Year Old?

January 04, 2010 by S M. - Ashburn, VA

I will be taking a 3 hour flight with my toddler and five and a half year old in a few weeks. The baby will be in a ...


Checking Car Seats as Baggage - Bag Needed?

November 09, 2006 by Amy R. - Lake Villa, IL

Hi Mamas, Thanks for all of the responses I received re: air travel with toddlers a few weeks ago. They were so h...


How to Keep 17Month Old Busy on a Plane?? Help!

December 16, 2009 by Allison S. - San Jose, CA

Hi mom, Well, we're flying from CA to TX for the holidays, and I'm so nervous! We have a 3.9 yo daughter, who I'm n...


5 Yr Old Saw Terrorism News Story, Asked to Cancel Trip to Disneyworld

December 30, 2009 by Maura S. - Palatine, IL

Christmas day we told our 5 yr old we were going to take her to Disneyworld in January. Needless to say she was thril...


Need Air Travel Tips for Traveling with 4 Year Old

November 12, 2008 by Sara H. - Garland, TX

My husband and I are traveling to Washington D.C. with our 4 year old daughter to see his mother for Thanksgiving. I...