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lisaom Tue 11-Mar-14 19:31:48

Hi, we're flying to Oz with a 5yo boy and 8(going on 14) yo girl...would really welcome any advice from anyone on how to get through this smiling.....thanks

andiem Tue 11-Mar-14 21:32:22

Turn left when you board the planegrin

misshoohaa Tue 11-Mar-14 21:38:33

They'll be fine! The entertainment systems on the planes have more than enough to keep them entertained, I just did it with a 2.5 yr old solo and survived.

Order the child meals, take some sticker books and extra snacks and load up a USB with some of their favourite shows, or get a portable DVD player. Maybe take their own headphones as the ones provided aren't great.

Check out your layover airport for entertainment, Singapore had playgrounds, theatre, butterfly gardens so is a good one if that's your layover point.

You'll be knackered but will survive! Good luck!

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