Icelandair Unaccompanied Minor Policy

Icelandair Unaccompanied Minor Policy

Passengers planning to book an unaccompanied minor, it’s essential to know the Icelandair Unaccompanied Minor policy to ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey. Here are the key points to keep in mind:

What are the Rules and Guidelines for Icelandair Unaccompanied Minor Policy?

Here is the overview of the all guidelines under Icelandair unaccompanied minor policy – 

Age limit

Travel TypeAge GroupDefinition
International Travel5 – 11 yearsThe airline allows UMNR travel
12 – 15 yearsThe airline allows UMNR travel
Domestic Travel5 – 11 yearsThe UMNR service is available
Over 11 yearsUnaccompanied minor service is not available for children in this age group

Booking – Here’s how you can book the flight for domestic and international travel – 

Travel TypeBooking ProcessBooking DeadlineDocuments RequiredPriority Boarding
Flights to/from IcelandOnline booking48 Hours Prior to DepartureUnaccompanied minor form (4 copies) to be presented during check-inYes
International Flights between Europe and North America (via Iceland)Contact service center48 Hours Prior to DepartureUnaccompanied minor form (4 copies) to be presented during check-inYes
Travel TypeCheck-in by adult guardianGuardian RequirementsUnaccompanied Minor FormAdditional Information
International TravelYesProvide photo identification and contact information, as well as their relationship to the childFour copies of unaccompanied minor form to be presentedResponsible guardian must remain at the airport until the aircraft is airborne
Domestic TravelYesFill out contact information for the unaccompanied minorForm must be visible during the flightInformation about flight disruptions sent to the child’s registered phone number and email address

How to book Icelandair unaccompanied minor service?

Passengers flying within Iceland can request the service online. For all international flights, the services need to be requested over the phone. 

Online Booking – Follow these steps to request the Icelandair Unaccompanied Minor Service Online – 

  • Visit the Icelandair website and select the “Book a Flight” option.
  • Choose the number of children traveling alone (maximum 4 unaccompanied minors on each flight).
  • Fill out all necessary information.
  • Choose the unaccompanied minor option when selecting ‘Travelers.’
  • The fee for the unaccompanied minor service is incorporated into the final ticket price.

Booking through Customer Service – Passengers flying in international routes are not permitted to book UMNR service online. Follow these steps to request the service through Customer Service – 

  • Contact Icelandair Reservations at 1-800-223-5500.
  • Inform the representative that you would like to book an unaccompanied minor service.
  • The representative will explain the fee for the unaccompanied minor service, depending on your departure and destination airports.
  • Provide all necessary information for the booking.
  • Check the booking confirmation to see if the UMNR travel is added on your existing reservation.

Icelandair Unaccompanied Minor Service Fee

Below is the overview of the Icelandair Unaccompanied minor fee as per the travel routes – 

Europe – IcelandUS/CA – IcelandEurope – US/CA
85 USD / 110 CAD150 USD / 195 CAD250 USD / 324 CAD

Please note: only a one-time fee would be charged if 2 or more minors flew on the same flight booking. 

Icelandair Unaccompanied Minor policy is designed to provide a journey of care and support for children traveling alone. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can my child travel as an unaccompanied minor if they have a connecting flight with another airline?

No, Icelandair Unaccompanied Minor service is applicable only when the child is traveling on Icelandair flights throughout the entire journey.

What happens if the flight is delayed or canceled?

In the event of a delay or cancellation, Icelandair will ensure the safety and well-being of unaccompanied minors, providing appropriate assistance and making necessary arrangements to minimize any inconvenience.

Can I accompany my child to the boarding gate?

Yes, parents or guardians are allowed to accompany their child to the boarding gate.

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