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Children with TAP Portugal. Info, rules, check-in, boarding, tickets

Children with Tap Portugal

Hence, valuable information useful for those who are about to travel with children with TAP Portugal.
The following rules are to be considered valid for flights with the Lusitanian company. The latter, considers NEONATI or INFANT, passengers up to 23 months of life. From the two years completed, up to 11, however, are considered CHILDREN.


Newborn babies must travel in the arms of an adult. Children aged 2 must occupy a seat and pay the normal adult fare.
Even newborns can occupy their own seats; in this case, they pay the normal adult fare and must use a special seat approved for their age, with a maximum size of 40x40cm.

Remember that each adult can travel at most with 4 children or, alternatively, maximum one child is a newborn. Infants must always be accompanied by an adult of at least 18 years.


Even those traveling with children with TAP Portugal can check in online.
Times and procedure are the same as for adults. Traveling with children under the age of 2, you will receive free priority boarding.

Children can stay in their stroller until they arrive at the aircraft door. The employees of the company will then return it on arrival.

Children with TAP Portugal


All children under the age of 12, with their exceptions, may travel as unaccompanied Minors.
Children under the age of 4 can travel with TAP Portugal by requesting the ESHO service, which is an Additional Assistant. An assistant will accompany the minor throughout the journey. The cost of this service is equal to two whole tickets: one for the assistant and the other for the child (in practice it costs two airline tickets).

From 5 to 12 years, children with TAP Portugal can travel as unaccompanied minors. You will always have to provide the details of those accompanying the child to the airport, and those who will pick it up. For the whole flight, minors will be followed by the employees of the Lusitanian company. The service has an additional cost of 60€ for flights in Europe and Morocco and 120€ on intercontinental flights.


Children with TAP Portugal over the age of 2, and babies with a seat, are entitled to a free baggage allowance equal to that of an adult. They are therefore entitled to carry one piece of hand baggage and one hold baggage (if any).
Infants may carry one piece of hand baggage within 10kg.

Children traveling with DISCOUNT fare may only carry a hold baggage consisting of a fully reclosable stroller, a car seat or a wheelchair.


Inside the carry-on baggage, do not forget to bring the following items for your little ones:

  • Documents (card or passport, boarding pass, health card, visas, insurance policy).
  • First Aid Kit (Thermometer, patches, essential drugs).
  • Hygiene (diapers, wet wipes, handkerchiefs, cocoa butter, towel, cream).
  • Food, possibly at the ideal temperature, stored in a thermos. Do not forget the snack for your little ones.
  • Toys, tablets, videogames, spare clothes.

The best way to counteract the effects of pressure changes is to use pacifiers or baby bottles during the flight.


Baby food is allowed in the carry-on baggage, which is checked for baggage. There are no quantity limitations. 100 ml of boiled water can be brought on board, to be mixed with powdered milk. On board the plane, staff can heat bottles and food. Do not forget to take a look at our special section on Documents for Minors. The best way to travel with children with Wizz Air, in complete tranquility.

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