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travelling with child

Doha, Qatar
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travelling with child


we are travelling 2 adults and 1 child (2yr old). is it better to have seats with window or go for middle seats?

also, is it better to have bulkhead seats or regular seats?


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Without knowing where you are going or who with I would say three seats together with your child in the middle.


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I would try to avoid the rows in the middle of the plane as they usually have 4 or even 5 seats so you would most likely have other passengers beside you. If it was not a busy flight you might get lucky and end up with an extra seat or 2 to spread out in. But of course you can't rely on that happening.

With the side rows you would have your own space.

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Totally depends on the layout of the plane, but when I travel with my kids, I prefer 3 seats together in the bulk head seats if I can get them.

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It's really an individual decision. I prefer regular seats to the bulkhead as I like having my (and my child's) bag under the seat in front of me rather than having to put it in the overhead bin for takeoff and landing.

I've heard of people having to check their carry ons when they were sitting in the bulkhead as the overhead bins were full, but I have no idea how often that happens as I don't sit there. (Doesn't seem fair to me but that doesn't mean it doesn't happen.)

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