Old Jun 26, 17, 1:38 pm
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Originally Posted by ft101 View Post
Ryanair introduced a rule that if there are kids in a booking, at least one adult must pay the going rate to pre-book a seat and can then select (free) adjacent seats for the kids. That seems reasonable enough to me.
This is a great idea, but in the U.K. it was bandied about as a tax on parents. I've just booked a RyanAir flight with my 3 yo son and this has guaranteed that we will sit together. It was 12.

Hypothetical situation: if you boarded and found your kid was sitting 3 rows away from you next to a person you didn't like the look of wouldn't you pay 12 to resolve it immediately without having to have a stressful argument with an FA and other pax?

Just pay the fee.
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