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Tips for Traveling with the Whole Family

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Tips for Traveling with the Whole Family

Taking a trip is supposed to be fun, but travelling with the whole family can have challenges of its own, especially if you have children of different ages.

Making sure everyone is having fun means a lot of compromise, while at the same time you have to ensure that you leave time as adults for your own activities and relaxation.

Trip planning is sometimes difficult, but if you take some simple steps and make the right plans, it can be enjoyable for everyone involved. Here are some tips for traveling with the whole family.

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Packing Tips for Traveling With Kids: Holiday Checklist for Families

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Packing Tips for Traveling With Kids: Holiday Checklist for Families

Packing for a family holiday doesn’t have to be a chore. With careful planning and preparation you can whiz through the process without any stress or worry, even if you’re a single parent traveling!

Follow these tips and you’ll be fine … use our guide as a holiday checklist for your next family trip.

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The Docklands and Geelong: Great Places in / near Melbourne for Visiting Families

Posted by on 1:27 pm in Australia, Family Travel | 26 comments

The Docklands and Geelong: Great Places in / near Melbourne for Visiting Families

As The Economist’s most liveable city for the seventh year in a row, Melbourne is the place to be (plus, you won’t find a better coffee anywhere else in the world!).

Aside from the well-known Federation Square, MCG and Botanical Gardens, there are many other incredible areas to explore, and today we highlight the Docklands and Geelong as our two top picks for families.

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Tips For Preparing for a Family Vacation

Posted by on 10:54 am in Blog, Family Travel, Travel Tips | 22 comments

Tips For Preparing for a Family Vacation

If you’re even considering taking your children on vacation this year, there’s a good chance you’re experiencing conflicting emotions right now.

On the one hand, you’re excited for the trip, and the opportunity to spend quality time as a family exploring new places. On the other, you’re slowly filling with dread, nervous of the logistical nightmare that lies ahead.

I’m here to tell you that traveling with children needn’t be a nightmare – as long as you’re prepared to put in a little planning…

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Why Heading on a Cruise is Fantastic Value for Money

Posted by on 12:32 pm in Budget Travel, Family Travel | 20 comments

Why Heading on a Cruise is Fantastic Value for Money

Cruises are a fantastic way to discover the world, and travelers who haven’t yet tried this form of travel are definitely missing out. Couples cruise for the romance, families for the stress free and family friendly environment for their kids; solo travelers cruise to be social, and others to enjoy excursions in multiple exotic lands in one trip.

Though perhaps one of the best reasons to take a cruise is the value for money. Whether you decide on Europe, or to embark on an Alaskan cruise, everything you could possibly need for a great trip is bundled into the one fare. That’s all meals, accommodation, entertainment and transport between destinations at substantially lower cost than if you were spend the same on land for a hotel, taxi, dinner and a show.

No matter what your reason for taking a cruise, the following are 5 reasons heading on a cruise is fantastic value for money.

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6 Tips to Navigating a Day Trip to Walt Disney World Orlando

Posted by on 9:33 pm in Family Travel, Travel Tips, United States | 24 comments

6 Tips to Navigating a Day Trip to Walt Disney World Orlando

With a new festival slated for the year and an exciting land set to open in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney World in Orlando has a host of offerings that make it an exciting place to visit with the family.

But if you’re short on time, you want to make your Disney World experience as memorable as possible. The following are 6 tips to help you navigate your day.

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6 Ways to Keep Your Teens Safe While Travelling

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6 Ways to Keep Your Teens Safe While Travelling

Holidaying with your teens is a great way to bond before they grow up and leave the nest, and taking them overseas can be an incredible family experience. But how can you make sure they stay safe while travelling?

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Which Canary Island is the Right Choice for You and Your Family?

Posted by on 1:30 pm in Blog, Family Travel, Spain | 26 comments

Which Canary Island is the Right Choice for You and Your Family?

Spain is the most popular destination for holidaymakers from Ireland and the UK, which means that those seeking sunshine and sand will have considered visiting the Canary Islands at some point.

Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and La Palma are the most popular islands for families to visit, so here’s a brief overview of each island to help you to decide which one is the right destination for your next family holiday.

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7 Ways to Make Christmas Holidaying Affordable for the Family

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7 Ways to Make Christmas Holidaying Affordable for the Family

Some of my most cherished memories I have are of the holidays I’ve been on with my kids over Christmas.

We’re by no means a rich family, but we try to get away every year, even just for a few days. Here’s what’s worked for us.

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Family Fun in Santa Cruz, Carlsbad, Fresno, Costa Mesa and Obispo

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Family Fun in Santa Cruz, Carlsbad, Fresno, Costa Mesa and Obispo

My family recently had a travel planning session over Sunday dinner. We threw around ideas for the family vacation we take every five years. Our trips are unique because they have to appease everyone from age six to seventy years old.

I did my research and suggested the California coast. These are some of the cool destinations I found that would make great family vacation spots.

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