Spirit: Children Flying Alone

What is Unaccompanied Minor Service?

Young children traveling without a parent or legal guardian are considered to be Unaccompanied Minors. Most airlines provide a service to assist these children from their point of departure to their final destination.

What age does my child have to be to qualify as an Unaccompanied Minor?

The service is mandatory for children ages 5-14 traveling without an adult. Children over 15 years old are not required to travel as unaccompanied minors, but the service is optional for this age group as well.

Children under 5 years of age are not allowed to travel unless accompanied by an adult.

What are the fees associated with this service?

Fee for an unaccompanied minor: $100 one way

Are there any flight restrictions?

  • Unaccompanied Minors are only allowed on non-stop or direct flights that do not require a change of aircraft.
  • Unaccompanied Minors and children under 17 traveling alone are not allowed to travel to international destinations.

How do I book this service?

Call Spirit Airlines Reservations.