How do you travel with a car seat?
At the airport
- Take your car seat through security and get to the boarding gate with plenty of time to spare. …
- Let the team at the gate know that you have booked a car seat.
- You’ll be one of the first onboard, so you can fit the car seat to the aircraft seat before the rest of the passengers begin boarding.
Should I bring a car seat to Europe?
Most destinations require that children use a car seat during transportation, at least in North America and Europe. So, unless you plan to only travel by bus, you will need a car seat for taxis and/or car rentals.
Can I bring my car seat on a plane?
Can you bring a car seat on a plane? If you buy a seat for your child and are flying a US-based carrier, it’s your legal right to bring a car seat on board and use it! If you don’t buy a seat for your child (under age 2), you may luck out and ask for an empty seat.
What car seat can I use on a plane?
Any car seat that has a label stating it is “certified for use in motor vehicles and aircraft” can be used on an airplane. Foreign seats (those purchased outside the US) can be used as long as they are labeled as meeting the standards of a foreign government or the United Nations.
Do airlines charge for strollers?
Strollers can be checked free of charge at the curb, the ticket counter or the gate. Children’s strollers and seat restraints are not counted as part of the standard baggage and therefore can easily be checked for free.
Do I need to take a car seat to Spain?
Children under the age of 12, or older children which stand less than 5 feet in height, are legally required to sit in the back seat while you are driving in Spain. Booster seats and child seats are mandatory for children riding in the back up to age 12, granted height and weight restrictions do apply.
Can I use an American car seat in England?
UK law states that children must use a child car seat until they’re 12 years old or 135cm/4ft 5in tall, whichever comes first. … Child car seats approved outside of the EU (the US for example) can’t be used in the UK, and EU-approved car seats can’t be used in other countries, such as the US.
Can I use an American car in Europe?
Driving in Europe with a U.S. registered vehicle is NOT prohibited. However, only vehicles that will only remain in the country for under 6 months can be driven without registration in Europe. Any vehicles that will remain in the country permanently or over the 6 month timeframe must be registered before it’s too late.