Throughout the year many children may travel unaccompanied on a bus, train, or plane to visit a parent, grandparents or other family members.

Appropriate planning with the travel companies is the best way to guard against any potential unpleasant experiences and help ensure your child’s safe journey from beginning to end. Before allowing your child to travel unaccompanied, conduct a thorough research with the companies. Inquire about any age restrictions they may have, and ask about their policies and procedures regarding youth travelling on their own.

Click here to read: Spotlight on Safety Volume 6 – Travelling unaccompanied