17.08.2020

Your kid can receive up to €600 in compensation

Age doesn’t matter.

Your kid can receive EU flight compensation, too.

When it comes to EU Flight Compensation Regulation 261/2004, the rules are the same for everyone. If there’s a long flight delay or flight cancellation, and you’re entitled to flight compensation, your kid will be, too. And the amount of the compensation will be exactly the same. That includes infants.

Check your compensation online!

Or continue reading to learn more about your rights.

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Your kid can receive EU flight compensation

Because the rules are the same for everyone.

No matter the age, nationality, airline, price of the ticket or travel insurance.

In fact, you don’t need a travel insurance for this compensation.

All that matters is that it must be your airline’s fault (that includes technical problems).

If you are flying with a EU airline, it applies to all flights to and from Europe.

If you are flying with a non-EU airline, it applies only to flights from Europe.

In this case, by Europe we mean all EU Member States and Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Reunion, Mayotte, Saint Martin (French Antilles), the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands, Iceland, Norway, and Switzerland.

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The amounts of the compensation are the same

They are the same as for adults.

Here’s how you can calculate it.

When destination is within the EU:

  • €250 - if the distance of your flight is up to 1500 kilometres (usually 1-2 hour long flights).
  • €400 - if the distance of your flight is more than 1500 kilometres.

When your destination is outside the EU:

  • €250 - if the distance of your flight is up to 1500 kilometres.
  • €400 - if the distance of your flight is between 1500 - 3500 kilometres.
  • €600 - if the distance of your flight is more than 3500 kilometres.

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The rules are the same for infants

There are some specific rules for flying with a baby.

But when it comes to flight compensation, they are the same as for adults.

Your under 2 years old can receive flight compensation, too.

And that includes also situations when you haven’t purchased a separate seat for your kid. Yes, sometimes that’s allowed, and you don’t have to purchase a seat for your kid, all you need is a special infant ticket.

Learn more about flying with a baby.

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How to claim flight compensation?

As you have probably guessed, it’s up to you - a parent.

You have to make a claim.

You can either contact the airline, negotiate with them.

Or you can take a shortcut and work with us.

It’s an easy and straight forward process:

  • Go to this page on our website;
  • Fill in the details about yourself and your Air France flight cancellation;
  • Upload your boarding pass (screenshot or photo of your boarding pass will do);
  • Sign the claim online.

And… wait for the money in your bank account.

Check your compensation online!