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Service charges for children traveling alone

Children traveling unaccompanied pay a full adult fare.

An additional service charge is collected to cover extra handling required when an unaccompanied child travels. Please confirm this charge when placing your reservation.

For tickets purchased on or after February 7, 2013, there is a service charge of $150 USD each way for children traveling with United’s unaccompanied minor service to any destination. For tickets purchased before February 7, 2013, with unaccompanied minor service requested prior to that date, the service charge is $99 each way.

The unaccompanied minor service charge may be paid at the time of reservation, or prior to departure at a United check-in counter. Travel agents may also collect the unaccompanied minor service charges.

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