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14.4.17 Dependants not travelling with member



  1. The dependant is temporarily medically unfit to travel overseas at the same time as the member.

  2. Departure is delayed for the child's educational needs.

  3. A relative of the member suffers ill health and the dependant chooses to remain to help the relative.

  4. Short posting notice does not provide adequate time to make domestic arrangements before departure.

14.4.18 Baggage charges


Examples: It might be necessary to buy portage to help in these situations.

  1. The dependant has a disability that prevents them carrying their luggage.

  2. The dependant is a child. The flight attendant is not permitted to carry the luggage for the child.

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