How important is it to have a 3 year old in a carseat on a plane? - Page 3 - Mothering Forums
Forum Jump: 
Reply
 
Thread Tools
#61 of 63 Old 09-23-2009, 02:14 PM
 
LeslieB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Conway, NH
Posts: 1,194
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I use the CARES harness. I would never fly without it until my son is much older. I've baggage-checked the carseat in a bag many times. The bag has holes, but the carseat has never seen any damage. I guess we've been lucky in that regard.

Leslie, mom to John :, 02/25/06
::::
LeslieB is offline  
#62 of 63 Old 09-23-2009, 10:36 PM
 
lisarussell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: somewhere pink
Posts: 1,458
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by an_aurora View Post
Car seats that are checked at the gate are subjected to exactly the same treatment.
Nope- you can see them wheel it down and put it on a cart, then into the compartment. They're not inside throwing them around. Sometimes, when her carseat was the only thing checked at the gate, they just pulled it in and put it in an overhead compartment
lisarussell is offline  
#63 of 63 Old 09-24-2009, 10:54 AM
 
Carma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 910
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
It can also be rough at the gate checkin. We had a stroller checked in at the gate, I could not use it anymore when we arrived. This was also the only time I was traveling alone :-| not cool. I could still ride it on 1 of the 4 wheels. Luckely my dad picked us up and he could bend it a bit into shape (the guys from the plane couldn't ).

Carma
Carma is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off