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mtorres0911
Explorer C

do i have to buy a ticket for my 2 year old? she would sit on my lap the entire trip 

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Re: child

ZevSupport
Aviator C
Solution

Hey there,

 

Take a peek here to learn more about lap-children/babies: https://www.southwest.com/html/customer-service/family/baby-on-board-pol.html

 

Hope this helps!


Community Champion | PHL based | ex-Companion Pass Holder | Southwest Passenger

Re: child

chgoflyer
Aviator A
Solution

If age 2 or over, yes. Children are only allowed to fly free if under the age of 2, regardless of their need for a seat.

Re: child

amlokey1s
Explorer C

I guess my question is what do they mean by over two?

 

Are we talking the day after their second birthday they aren't considered a lap child, or they are a lap child until they turn 3?

Re: child

05bardic
Adventurer C

@amlokey1s wrote:

I guess my question is what do they mean by over two?

 

Are we talking the day after their second birthday they aren't considered a lap child, or they are a lap child until they turn 3?


It's before their second birthday.

 

"One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried as a Lap Child when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older)."

 

https://support.southwest.com/helpcenter/s/article/flying-with-infants