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    Hey! I'm looking to go to NZ when I'm about 30 weeks along, does anyone know if airlines have restrictions on how far along you can be before you can't fly with them??

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    They do but you would have to ring the particular airline as they are all different. I flew to Europe in the third trimester and I wasn't convered by travel insurance for the return journey. I also needed a medical certificate from Australia and then one from Germany before we left.

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    most don't like flying past 28 weeks but if you have a clearance from your GP they might allow it. I'd check with the airline first

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    I think it depends on the airline. If flying domestic you can fly up until 34 weeks without a letter from your dr. But def check about the travel insurance as a lot don't cover you after 28 weeks for travel.

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    Different airlines have different policies, so check with whoever ur flying with. Further more, they might make u sign a waiver to release the airlines of any liability should something go wrong.

    And second the advice about travel insurance.. Double check the fine print!

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    I work for Virgin airlines and with us u need a medical clearance from ur doctor once u hit 28 weeks. For a pregnancy with one baby u can fly domestic up to 38 weeks if the flights under 4 hours, over 4 hour flight is 36 weeks.

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    Re:insurance - columbus direct cover to 30 weeks & don't consider pregnancy to be a pre-existing condition

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    Quote Originally Posted by becandabub View Post
    Re:insurance - columbus direct cover to 30 weeks & don't consider pregnancy to be a pre-existing condition
    Thank you so much for this information.

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    Hi! I just asked my GP about this today, she said not past 22 weeks to be safe :-)

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    Ooo sorry, I thought u meant when is it safe to fly up to :-)

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