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Old 10-05-2012, 05:00 AM   #1
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childs birthday while away

when booking flights etc what age do you put in the box for them ??age when return or departing ????
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Old 10-05-2012, 05:27 AM   #2
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The age they are when you return.
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:39 PM   #3
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I don't know if it depends who you're flying with or not, but we were told by Virgin to put the child's age when departing.
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:47 PM   #4
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I don't know if it depends who you're flying with or not, but we were told by Virgin to put the child's age when departing.
With cosmos I had to book a week earlier than I want as my son would have had to pay for his own seat had he turned two while we were there. As it is now he's free for everything
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:04 PM   #5
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It may depend on whether you book a package or flight only. I always thought you put the child's age on date of return.

Here is a link to what it says on Virgin Atlantics website - http://virginatlantic.custhelp.com/a...WFNBTlBYN2w%3D
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With cosmos I had to book a week earlier than I want as my son would have had to pay for his own seat had he turned two while we were there. As it is now he's free for everything
Yes, i think that's the same with every airline if an a child is under 2 when they fly out they are classed as an infant and you don't have to pay for a seat if they turn 2 before the return flight then they are classed as a child and you have to pay for the flight on the return flight. However I don't think that it matters if, for example the child is 8 on the way out and 9 on the way back.
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:27 AM   #7
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I would of thought age when return
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Might help if we know the company to do a little searching.
I know Disney & many airlines work on age on outbound flight or arrival date but if its a package or charter airline it might be different.
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Old 10-06-2012, 05:31 AM   #9
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i was looking at the link for the august flights u posted thru kayak my sons birthday is the 10th aug so if i go for those cheap flights he will turn 7 while away
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Old 10-06-2012, 05:44 AM   #10
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i was looking at the link for the august flights u posted thru kayak my sons birthday is the 10th aug so if i go for those cheap flights he will turn 7 while away
2 things, Kayak are only a search engine so it depends which airline you choose. Other is that it makes no difference age 6/7 for flight only, same price for either, he will be classed as a child. Once you book you will have to enter date of birth rather than age.
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