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A Guide To Flying Long-haul With Children

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Flying With Children Or Babies

Preparing for a flight is stressful at the best of times. But when you’ve got small children or babies it becomes all that much harder. If you’re prepared, then the flight will be less stressful for you – and your fellow passengers will be gratefu...

Surviving A Long-Haul Flight With Children

One helpful tip to surviving a long-haul flight with children is to take loads of milk with you for both babies and toddlers, especially to give to them during take-off and landing, when babies’ ears can be affected by the air pressure. Read on to...

Choose Seats Strategically

Infants under two years old can fly for free if they sit on an adult's lap. That said, if you can afford the extra airfare, it might be worth it to buy your baby his own seat.

Tire Them Out Before You Board The Plane

It may seem counter-intuitive to get kids worked up before boarding a flight, but tiring them out before they get on a plane where they will be expected to sit still for hours is actually a solid strategy.

Great Packing Tips For A Long Haul Flight With Children

While flying does present some challenges, a great packing list and a good attitude can go a long way. Here are our top things to pack in your carry-on luggage for a long haul flight with children.

Top Tips For Keeping Children Happy On Board

Remember that your little ones don’t commute to work on budget airlines, so they’ll actually be quite excited about going up in the sky. A game can keep kids occupied and make the journey fly by - but you don't want to be carrying lots of equipmen...

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