The Best Guide to Flying Southwest with Kids

The Best Guide to Flying Southwest with Kids

Everything You Need To Know!

Southwest Airlines is a popular airline for families to use for a Disneyland or Walt Disney World trip. Keep reading for our full overview of flying Southwest with kids including Southwest’s complicated boarding procedure, bag policies, and other good tips for traveling with children.

Southwest Airlines is the only airline that requires parents traveling with lap children to provide a birth certificate. No matter what the age is of your child, you will have to provide this information for all flights. You will need to allow extra time at the airport to book a boarding verification document that is similar to a boarding pass. Swipe up for more information!

Southwest with Kids Lap Children

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The easiest way to make sure your family sits together when you’re flying Southwest with your kids is to take advantage of the family boarding. The family boarding policy for Southwest Airlines allows families with children ages six years old and younger to board after all the A groups have boarded. This will easily allow you to get seats together. Swipe up to learn more!

How Do You Sit Together Flying Southwest with Kids?

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Southwest Airlines has great in-flight entertainment options and for an additional cost of $8 per device you can also access on board WiFi. You will need to download the Southwest app on your device before you board to get access to this free entertainment so make sure to do it before you’re in the air. Swipe up to learn more!

Southwest with Kids Flight Entertainment

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Southwest Airlines does provide one Southwest brand snack for each person flying. This is just a small snack bag with pretzels, cheese crackers, and bagel chips. You can usually have as many of these as you like along with a complimentary drink like soda, water, or juice. Swipe up to learn more!

Southwest Airlines Snacks

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