Additional travel needs

For questions or feedback regarding United's services for travelers with additional needs, contact us using the information below.

Accessible travel

Find out more about assistance for customers with disabilities, how to request assistance and safety requirements. If you have questions about travel plans, contact our Accessibility Desk at 1-313-234-6992 (charges may apply) or 1-800-228-2744 within the U.S. or Canada. Elsewhere, call your local United Customer Contact Center and ask for the Accessibility Desk.

Onboard medical oxygen

Learn more about onboard medical oxygen.

Traveling with animals

Traveling with children

Unaccompanied minors can be booked online or by calling the United Customer Contact Center for assistance. Find out more about young flyers traveling alone.

Learn more about traveling with children on United.

Traveling while pregnant

Learn more about traveling while pregnant.

Customers requiring extra seating

Learn more about requirements for customers requiring an extra seat.

Special meals

See our menus available on flights to certain destinations.

Customers with food allergies

Learn more about food allergies while traveling with United.

Canada’s Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities (ATPDR)

For travelers to and from Canada only, we let travelers save their accessibility services information with us for easy access later. Learn more about the ATPDR.

Customers traveling from Canada without vaccination from COVID-19

For travelers departing from Canada who are not vaccinated against COVID-19, a signed medical exemption form must be submitted to United for verification at least 72 hours prior to your travel date. Download the medical exemption form

Once the signed form is complete, please submit to