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What to Expect, Do's and Don'ts

Air Travel and Lodging Assisitance

Originally published on November 11, 2009
Most recently updated on January 22, 2018

Air Transportation

Occasionally children must travel long distances in order to receive the specialized medical care they need. Many airlines provide free airline fares for a child and an accompanying parent. Social workers may assist you with this information, but it may also be helpful to contact each individual airline yourself. Remember to be persistent! It may be the supervisor of the supervisor who finally gives you the information you need for your courtesy fare.

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