Passengers with special needs – what you need to know?

All of us must to collected a lot of different information before we enter on board. All documents needed, size of each luggage, hazardous objects, traveling with pets, and plenty more. But there are a special sort of tourists that has another needs. Women with a child, disabled passengers, overweight person. What you must to now about your status in the time of the tour? Do you have any different rights because of your condition? Let’s find out.



Women with baby

When you have a small baby, you should be prepare smart for the trip. First of all, what is the age of it? because if it is younger then three months, in some cases it need to travelling with a medical certificate, because airline agency need to make certain that it is ok to travel for it. You should get it from your doctor, but remember, travel for such a small creature could be very dangerous. If it is older, you only need a passport for her, cause since couple years, all the people, even smallest one, need to have any ID to pass board by airplane. You will wait for it several weeks, so be ready for it when you are buying your ticket ( more). And speaking of which, infants under two years old, are traveling on their mama’s laps, theirseats cost like 10% of whole prize. Also, you might take a special seat for it, but in that case, you will pay normal money. You are able to feed your infant on board, with your own, self made meal. To take it with you, you need to declare it during your security check. Guards will look at it carefully, and perhaps you will need to taste it or give it to your child. It help them to make certain, that it is not any sort of poison or toxic liquids, which may be use to take over a plane by any terrorist you may travels with. If you get a perambulator for your kid, you don’t need to pay extra for it. Flying attendant will put it into the cabin on the time of your journey.

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Disabled passengers

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If you are highly overweight person, no airline company could ask you to get two ticket, because it is against the law. But for your own good, in some cases it will be required. if you aren’t sure if you could fit inside the chair, call emergency center and ask them that question. When it is arguably that seat will be to narrow, you could buy another ticket near to the first one, most of the time the price would be smaller.
If you are a handicap human who rides with a wheel chair, do not worry. Flying attendant would help you to get on board the plane with no problem, they should take care of your vehicle on the time of your flight, you do not need take any helper with you. Also, wheel chair is part of your hand baggage, you shouldn’t be charged extra for it (see more).
If you are planning to fly into your stretcher, there is no issue either. But remember, you must to get to know about this situation earlier, cause one plane could have just few disabled passengers like you on a board.

Flying by airplane is nothing wrong, also if you are travelling with a medical certificate or you are on a wheel chair. Flying attendants are fully qualified, so you do not must to be worry, that anyone will treat you in an unpleasant way.