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Multiple escort passes?

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My 13 y/o will be flying solo soon and I know that I, as her mother need to get an escort pass.  My question is can her sister get one as well so she doesn't have to sit in the car for however long it takes for the check in/boarding/take off process????

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@ReneeL wrote:

My 13 y/o will be flying solo soon and I know that I, as her mother need to get an escort pass.  My question is can her sister get one as well so she doesn't have to sit in the car for however long it takes for the check in/boarding/take off process????


I didn't see anything that limited the gate passes to one per flyer, so this seems possible.

 

 

Does your airport have any place to wait outside of security?

 

 

Home airport MDW, frequent visitor to MCO to see the mouse.
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From what I've seen at other airlines, additional escort passes are up to the discretion of the ticket counter agent but are seldom denied for valid requests.

If you contact Southwest directly with your question, they can probably add a remark to your daughter's passenger record requesting two escort passes due to the other child coming to the airport.

Here's a list of ways to contact Southwest:
https://www.southwest.com/contact-us/contact-us.html


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So from my personal experience my cousins who were 5 and 10 at the time were flying solo and my grandparents and I (3 of us total) took them to the airport we were able to get gate passes for all of us with no questions asked and we were all over 18 at the time. 

 

I imagine they would let you get 2 gate passes if they won't let you get 2 passes then I would find a place for the sister to sit like a food court or something outside of security because sitting in the car is no fun assuming the sister is of age to be alone. 

 

Hope this helps 

Blake 

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@bec102896 wrote:

 

 

I imagine they would let you get 2 gate passes if they won't let you get 2 passes then I would find a place for the sister to sit like a food court or something outside of security because sitting in the car is no fun assuming the sister is of age to be alone. 

 

Hope this helps 

Blake 


Hopefully not at MDW - currently no options like that outside of security! Best option would be drop off at new Starbucks at Archer and Cicero.

 

 

Home airport MDW, frequent visitor to MCO to see the mouse.
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@DancingDavidE wrote:

Best option would be drop off at new Starbucks at Archer and Cicero.

 

 


Nah. The McDonalds at Cicero and 65th has a playground and Happy Meals!

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@rtbarron wrote:

@DancingDavidE wrote:

Best option would be drop off at new Starbucks at Archer and Cicero.

 

 


Nah. The McDonalds at Cicero and 65th has a playground and Happy Meals!


Good point, my experience is only from the north coming from I-55, I'm not very familiar with the Bedford Park area other than a trip to Costco once.

 

 

Home airport MDW, frequent visitor to MCO to see the mouse.