8 Tips for Flying With Children

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Explain Everything

Make sure your child knows what will happen along each step of the way, and why. Explain the security process, checking luggage, how to board, flight procedures, what he’ll be allowed to carry on, what the airplane bathroom will look like … everything. If you’ve got a preschooler, consider buying a book like Richard Scarry’s A Day at the Airport to help pave the way for smooth travels.