Jetblue Unaccompanied Minor Policy

Jetblue Unaccompanied Minor Policy provides all the benefits for your child's comfort and safe trip. Jetblue Policy provides your children with reliable companionship for minors traveling alone. Jetblue Airline's staff will assist your child at every step of their journey starting from the airport of departure, during flight, and until someone comes to pick up the child at the destination airport.

Jetblue unaccompanied minor services are available for children traveling alone without an adult, on certain codeshare or partner airlines, and for children with disabilities. You must go through the Jetblue unaccompanied minor policy if your child is flying alone to know about the Jetblue unaccompanied minor age, fee, and flights.

Age Requirements


Children between 5-14 years of age group are allowed to travel alone on Jetblue's unaccompanied minor flights. Children between the age group 15-17 have the optional benefit of traveling under the Jetblue unaccompanied minor services if their parents consider sending their child under this policy.

Non-compliance with Jetblue Airlines' unaccompanied minor policy may lead to flight cancellation. Moreover, Jetblue minors traveling alone without an adult are not allowed to travel on Jetblue flights between 9 pm to 5 am.

In the unaccompanied minor policy, children are allowed o take benefits according to their age, and flight details are mentioned in the below table.

Age Unaccompanied Minor Policy Flights
>4 years Not Permitted --
5-7 years Permitted Non-stop
8-14 years Permitted Non-stop
15-17 years Optional Connecting flights or layovers of not more than 2 hours.

Unaccompanied Minor Rules


Unaccompanied minors traveling alone can fly on non-stop flights only. This means they cannot even travel on connecting flights regardless of domestic or international travel. The person dropping off and picking up the child at the airport must carry a valid ID proof as per the conditions of travel on Jetblue. An unaccompanied minor must be escorted by a guardian for check-in at the airport and received by an authorized adult at the destination airport.

Jetblue Unaccompanied Minor Rules

Baggage Allowance

  • 1 carry-on bag and 1 personal item even on a Blue basic booking fare.
  • Children traveling alone as Jetblue minors between the age group 15-17 can carry full checked baggage for their booking class.
  • We would suggest they should travel with minimum luggage while traveling alone.

Seating

  • The children are seated in the last row "A, B, C" of the Jetblue flight near the lavatory to prevent accidents.
  • They are not permitted to travel on Mint seats or seats with extra space.
  • They must carry 3 copies of the Jetblue unaccompanied minor form.
  • Jetblue staff member will guide the child to his seat at the time of boarding, during the flight starting from the airport check-in.

Guardian Dropping off & Pick-up Requirements

  • Parent's contact details are a must on the unaccompanied minor ticket reservation.
  • Parents or guardians must carry three copies of the Jetblue unaccompanied minor travel consent form.
  • Guardian must remain at the airport till the flight takes off, they will get notified in case of the minor's gate return.
  • Parent or guardian picking up the child at the destination airport must arrive at the airport 30 minutes before the scheduled arrival of your unaccompanied minor flight.
  • Guardian comping to pick up the child must carry valid and recognized contact details as per the unaccompanied minor reservation document.

Connecting flights

  • Jetblue unaccompanied minors between 4 to 14 years are allowed to travel on non-stop flights only without any flight change.
  • Your child will not be escorted by Jetblue staff on flights connecting with other airlines.
  • Unaccompanied minor travel is not permitted on codeshare or interline flights.

International Flights

  • For flying as Jetblue unaccompanied minors on international travel you need to carry a notarized letter stating the permission for the child to fly alone.
  • Each country has different document requirements for unaccompanied minor international travel.

Minors flying with adults

  • Children between the age group 2-13 years accompanied by 14 years or older passengers will not be considered unaccompanied minors as per the JetBlue policy.
  • If an adult passenger is flying with an unaccompanied minor on a different booking and you notify the airlines, then Jetblue's unaccompanied minor fee is waived.

UMNR travel limitations

  • According to the Jet Blue Airlines unaccompanied minor policy only 3 children are allowed to travel as unaccompanied minors for safety purposes.
  • Therefore, you must contact Jetblue Air lines at +1-888-526-4112 before making Jetblue unaccompanied minor booking for your child's travel.
  • Children below 4 years of age cannot travel as unaccompanied minors.
  • Children between 15-17 years of age can select the Jetblue unaccompanied minor services optional.
  • Minors are not permitted to carry pets along with them.
  • Jetblue minor travel is not allowed on flights to and from London.

How to book an unaccompanied minor flight on Jetblue?


Passengers can book the Jet blue unaccompanied minor tickets by various modes such as online (through a website or app), offline (via phone, or by visiting the airport). Making flight booking online is an easy way. You can take out some time from your busy schedule to book an unaccompanied minor ticket for your child.

Jetblue Unaccompanied Minor Booking

Online

  • Visit Jetblue's official website.
  • Select the type of trip between the one-way and round trip.
  • Select o adults and the number of children traveling alone.
  • Fill in the city details of departure and arrival along with the dates of departure and arrival of the flight.
  • Press on Search flights.
  • A notification will pop up with travel details, press the "continue flight results" button.
  • Jetblue Unaccompanied Minor Notification
  • Select your flights and book class.
  • Click on the "Next: Checkout" button.
  • A new webpage will open up reflecting the price summary including the unaccompanied minor fees.
  • Click on the "Next: Traveler Details" button.
  • Fill in all the passenger details, seats, and extras.
  • Lastly, complete the payment by making the payment for your Jetblue unaccompanied minor booking.

Note: If flying one way with a Jetblue flight, you are required to provide proof of return travel. Generally required on international flights.

Via Phone

To book by phone you can contact Jetblue by dialing +1-888-526-4112. If your child with a disability is traveling alone, you must inform Jetblue Airline. Hence, they will easily book a ticket for your child traveling alone. Jetblue Airlines customer care service executive will fill unaccompanied minor travel consent form on your behalf after completing the reservation.

At the Airport

You can book Jetblue unaccompanied minor travel 2 hours before the scheduled departure of your flight on domestic travel and 3 hours prior for international travel. Booking the ticket at the airport depends upon the subject to availability. Parents or guardian needs to accompany the child to check in to the boarding gate. You will be asked to fill out a consent form after the completion of your ticket reservation.

Jetblue Unaccompanied Minor Fee


Passengers can book the Jet blue unaccompanied minor tickets by various modes such as online (through a website or app), offline (via phone, or by visiting the airport). Making flight booking online is an easy way. You can take out some time from your busy schedule to book an unaccompanied minor ticket for your child.

Jetblue Unaccompanied Minor Fees

According to the Jetblue minor policy for unaccompanied traveling alone has to pay $150 on booking for each way travel. This is the Jetblue unaccompanied minor service fee for both domestic and international flights for each side of travel. When you select children traveling with 0 adults during booking. Travel costs automatically get added to your unaccompanied minor booking charges. Jetblue Unaccompanied minor fees is waived for children with booking using MVP, MVP Gold, or Gold Mileage plan.

Jetblue Unaccompanied Minor Age Jetblue Unaccompanied Minor Fee
>4 Years --
5-7 Years $150 each side
8-14 Years $150 each side
15-17 Years Optional

ID Requirements


Jetblue ID requirements vary according to the route of travel, type of trip, and booking class. A consent form is the most required document for your child flying alone with Jetblue. Jetblue is the best airline for unaccompanied minor travel. Children are handed over to the guardian with recognized names and details as mentioned on the reservation details and consent form.

  • Contact information of parents or guardians dropping off or picking up at the airport.
  • Photo ID of parents or guardians.
  • Copies of Jetblue unaccompanied minor form.
  • Address and age proof of unaccompanied minor to match the criteria of Jetblue age to fly alone.

Jetblue Unaccompanied Minor Form


Jetblue Unaccompanied Minor Form

After completing Jetblue's unaccompanied minor booking, parents have to fill out an unaccompanied minor form as proof of consent for their solo travel. Passengers have to carry 3 copies of this form during their journey as per the Jetblue UMNR policy.

If you are proceeding with an offline booking via phone or at the airport, the Jetblue customer care service executive will fill out this minor travel form on your behalf. You just have to bring 3 copies of this Jetblue minor form for your hassle-free travel experience.

Final Note


Jetblue Unaccompanied minors age is 5-14 years, will be allowed to travel only on non-stop flights and not on connecting flights. $150 is Jetblue's unaccompanied minor fee for each way of travel. Once an unaccompanied minor booking is done, fill out the travel consent form from the link on the confirmation page. Bring 3 copies of this unaccompanied minor travel form with you to the airport.

Frequently Asked Question's


Jetblue Airlines count any person between 4—14 as an unaccompanied minor child ticket age. When you make a booking for your child and buy a seat on Jetblue in most of the cases unaccompanied minor ticket price is 25-33% lower/cheaper than the price of an adult ticket.

According to the Jetblue minor travel policy, passengers need to carry a photo ID to show at the time of check-in at the airport counter.

  • Copy of birth certificate.
  • Passport.
  • Unaccompanied minor consent form.
  • Federal ID.

Children age between 4-14 years are considered Jetblue unaccompanied minors. Children of age 15-17 have the option to select Jetblued unaccompanied minor policy for safe and trouble-free travel.

You can dial +1-888-526-4112 to connect with the customer care service number to book Jetblue flight tickets for the unaccompanied minor with ease.

Jetblue permits children traveling alone to sit on the last rows of Jetblue i.e. A, B, and C.

Yes, children traveling alone on Jetblue Air line have the benefit of priority boarding.

Children of age group 15-17 years opting for Jetblue unaccompanied minor services can travel on connecting flights or international flights.