Frequently Asked Questions
When travelling on a package holiday with Thomson, no person under the age of 18yrs will be allowed to travel independently. Your age relates to the whole of the period when you are away including the day of return.
If you are travelling on a flight-only basis with Thomson Airways, you can travel alone if you are aged 14 years or over, providing you can travel unassisted. Please note if you are aged 14 - 15, a parent or legal guardian must accompany you to check-in, and a valid photo-id in addition to the country specific documentation must be presented. We strongly recommend that parents or guardians of unaccompanied young persons remain in the airport until the flight has departed. Thomson Airways will not accept unaccompanied minors under 14 years of age for carriage.
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When booking a Thomson package holiday, young passengers are classed as follows:
When booking a flight-only with Thomson Airways, young passengers are classed as follows:
Each infant must be accommpanied by at least one adult. Please note there is a restriction on how many infants can travel on each flight. Infants are not entitled to their own seat or to a personal baggage allowance.
An infant must be more than 14 days old to travel on an aircraft, for health and safety reasons.