Group flight tickets

Group flight tickets can be purchased for ten or more passengers.  Many people belief that group tickets are always cheaper than individual tickets. It might be true, but not necessarily. Definitely, it is not the rule. Simply because selling the large number of tickets for low price wouldn’t be neither profitable nor favorable for airlines. Attractive price in such case is based on negotiation between purchaser and airlines. Obviously, it is possible to try to negotiate by yourself, but it is not necessarily the best solution. To bargain a good offer it is crucial to know average rates and tariffs, possibility of combining particular discounts and so on. Therefore, it is popular and beneficial to use services of an agent, who is specialized and experienced in that field.

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Excess baggage at airplane

When we are planning a journey by airplane, we need to prepare for it well. Take all required documents and boarding pass, and show up at the airport not to late. Another important thing is our baggage. Not only we need to now what we can or cannot take on board, but we also shouldn’t taking excess baggage with us. At websites of each carriers you may find all allowed dimensions for your bags, size and weight. Differences will be between checked and carry-on luggage, so you need to pay attention. Otherwise, you need to take into account possibility of some extra costs.
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Regulation about sport equipment in airplane

When we are planning journey by an airplane, we have to know regulations about baggage limits. If we won’t respect it, we will need to pay additional costs for excess baggage. Another issue is sport equipment. Most of airline companies allows to take many kinds of it on board. surfing board, bicycles, ski, snowboard, scuba diving equipment – all of it are permit, but with under certain rules. And remember, you need to inform your carrier about tackles like that before flight, using call center. Continue reading “Regulation about sport equipment in airplane” »

Baby at the airplane

Sometimes particular life events require from us to take an infant baby to the air flight. We are going for treatment abroad, or for important family ceremony, and we don’t know to do wit our newborn child, so it join as in our journey. You are not allowed to take on board baby younger then one week, it won’t be able to breath in fake air. After it, before your child cross the age of two years, it is better to see a podiatrist before each flight. Continue reading “Baby at the airplane” »

Taking food on board with us

Flying by airplane is ruled by a lot of different regulations. There is a security policy that not only forbid you to have any object with sharp edges on board, but also toy, plastic weapon for your child. You cannot have to much liquids in your carry-on baggage, also it has to be packed in small, plastic bottles and put together in transparent bag. Also, there are couple rules telling as which kind of food we are able to take with us on board.

Food in carry-on baggage
If we are travelling to different countries, a lot of times we are buying souvenirs there, not only for our friends, but also for ourselves. You are visiting France and fell in love in some kind of cheese? Or maybe special king of chorizo was the most delicious thing you ate in Rome? There is no problem to buy products like that. You can have some eating with you not only to checked baggage, but also into your hand bag. But you need to make sure that it is packed properly, in original producer’s bag. Otherwise, you won’t take it on board, only in registered bag. Some airline companies, especially at long distance flights, may forbid you to take some tender food, cause it may get spoil. All those regulations concern flights inside European Union. You are able to take a special formula for your infant child with you, with no limits, but is has to be double-checked before the flight.

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Other policies
If you are travelling outside the UE, you need to check out regulations about food transferring in each country you will be staying, even joust on the airport. Cause different countries have different rules, and is has nothing to do with each airline companies policy. For example, you are not able to have any fresh food in your bag while entering United States or Australia area, even in your checked baggage. Also, when you are planning to come back from your holidays, you cannot have any dairy, meat or other products of animal origin in any kind of baggage. European Union food policy is very restrictive.

In most of the times, you are able to take on board any type of food with you on board, but it need to be packed in original bag, with expiration date on it. In some, long distance flights, flying attendant may ask you to trough away any fresh food from the cabin, cause it may get spoiled. Carrier’s policy is not the only issue, more important are law food regulations in each country you are planning to visit. At European Union area you are allowed to take formula for your child with no limits, but it has to be checked first.