Advice for passengers or their carers with hidden disabilities travelling through Gatwick.

Airport journeys can be stressful for many people, especially if you are unsure of what to expect on the day. Here you can find advice to help parents and carers who are travelling with children and vulnerable adults whose difficulties may not be immediately apparent to our staff.

For more information please email us at:

Sometimes visiting an airport in advance of your trip can help, especially with young children. While we do not offer specific tours, if you visit Gatwick, you will be able to familiarise yourselves with the airport layout and check-in areas.

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Hidden disability lanyard


Autistic spectrum disorder


Young people with ADHD


Travelling with passengers with dementia


Travelling with IBD


Fear of flying


Sensory room