Welcome To Flying With A Baby- Your Ultimate Guide To Flying With Young Children

Hello and welcome to the new look site. I’m Carrie, and I’ve over 12 years flying experience as a long haul flight attendant. Since becoming  Mum to two little girls, now aged one and four, we’ve flown extensively as a family; predominately as we have close family in Australia and because we love to explore.  I couldn’t find all the travel information required for flying with young children in one place, so in 2012  I set about providing all the information I had learnt to help others. I hope my travelling experiences and research make your travelling experience easier too?

Lots of changes are still coming for the site, so I can continue to give you the most up-to-date information on family travel for babies, toddlers and beyond. I’ve updated the menu above, where you will find lots of useful information from packing checklists, to the very popular essential bassinet guide (tip- don’t book a flight before knowing the weights/dimensions); or the guides to the best seatsbest appstoys, details on what facilities and amenities each airline provides, the most family friendly airlines and so much more. Alternatively, please use the search function and hopefully we’ve got it covered. If not, please just ask.

I really enjoy reading your comments, so please do add to the conversation or ask a question..However, as much as I would love to, I can’t personally visit every country, so for more specific local knowledge  – please visit the new forum, where travelling parents from all over the world can also help answer those country or airline specific questions. It would be great if families from all the over world can help each other with some local insider knowledge.

Thanks for visiting,


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Flying With A Baby is a unique guide to flying with young children by an ex flight attendant and Mum of two well travelled tots. Based on experience and a lot of in depth research, this guide grows with you from baby's first flight until they are experienced travellers. Full of tips and information all in ONE place to make any family flight doable. Family travel made simpler.




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