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Can I use my daughter’s boarding positions when she is Family Boarding?

gvanderlin
New Arrival

We (grandparents) are traveling with our daughter, son-in-law and grand-daughters. They are using family boarding but received better B group boarding positions than us. 
can we swap boarding positions with them to improve our chances of seating with them?

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Re: Can I use my daughter’s boarding positions when she is Family Boarding?

dfwskier
Top Contributor

So, you want to trade boarding passes with your daughter and son in law.?

since I’ve never had an I’d check at a gate (and I’ve had lots of flight over lots of years), I suspect no one would ever know

 

Re: Can I use my daughter’s boarding positions when she is Family Boarding?

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor
Solution

The "by the book" answer is no, you cannot use someone else's boarding pass.

 

From the Contract of Carriage:

Transferability. Boarding Passes are nontransferable unless explicitly stated on the
Boarding Pass. Carrier is not liable to the holder of a Boarding Pass for use of such
Boarding Pass when presented by a person other than the person to whom it was
issued. If a Boarding Pass is used by a person other than the person to whom it was
issued, Carrier shall not be liable for the loss, destruction, damage or delay of such
unauthorized person’s Baggage or other personal property or the death or injury of
such unauthorized person arising from or in connection with such unauthorized use.

 

 

--TheMiddleSeat

Re: Can I use my daughter’s boarding positions when she is Family Boarding?

parpitt1
Active Member

Have the initial boarders head to the rear of the plane and situate themselves so you all can be together, since you are all "B's" you should have no problem. 

Re: Can I use my daughter’s boarding positions when she is Family Boarding?

mrsstats
Active Member

Why don’t you board with the grandchildren and they can board in their spot