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Young Traveler

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Hi, I’m trying to get my son a return ticket from Grand Cayman to Miami. On his own. He’s 17 and a half years old. All airlines won’t let me get past the age section saying he can’t fly on his own. He’s not a minor! Help!!


Re: Young Traveler

Rising Star

Southwest Airlines policy 


Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied (without an adult, age 18 or older) on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. If a minor is traveling with an adult, they must be listed on the same flight itinerary.