Planning your next trip? Find here some useful travel with kids tips for dummies which can help you to enjoy your family time at the fullest!
I can’t tell about you, but i am already getting ready to travel again and can’t wait for it! In case you are doing the same, using these strange days to plan your next fabulous holiday, here you can find some ‘travel with kids tips for dummies‘, a smart guide about what to do and what NOT TO when you explore the world with kids. We might be stuck home, but we will never stop dreaming of travel again!
TRAVEL WITH KIDS TIPS FOR DUMMIES
PLANNING THE TRIP
If you think it’s ok to plan a family trip just with you partner, you are doing it wrong. You have kids, or teens, and they have wishes just like you. Why don’t involve them into the process? I mean, not about booking flights and accomodation, but asking them where they would like to see, what are their expectations form the journey, which highlights they want to visit. Among the travel with kids tips for dummies to not forget, let them read about their next destination and getting prepared to visit it is super important. Buy them books, let them watch documentaries and videos about it, so they will get more and more excited to leave!
WHAT TO PACK
Comfortable clothes, medical kit, healthy snacks for the journey, kids favorite games (not too many!). You will find pretty much everything else where are you going, the world is big but it’s well equiped most of the times!
TRAVEL WITH KIDS TIPS: DURING THE FLIGHT
Admit it, the most irritating person on the plane is you. Adults get bored and don’t really like other adults around them. For kids it’s different, the journey is more exciting for them. They love their habits, so if they are used to computers and tablets they would like to have them during the flight. If they complain all the time, they will do it as well on the plane. Don’t worry about other people having problems with your kids, it will probably be the first and last time you see them! This doesn’t mean you can stop to be a parent, explain them the rules before, during and after the flight and make sure they respect them.
WHERE TO STAY
Another travel with kids tips for dummies are about where to stay during your trip. Well, this depends on you. It should be a good mix between a place where you can mantain your family habits and a very nice place to be! First of all, always look for family hotels in the area, they have all you need for your kids (so you can travel light), otherwise a good apartment or villa not far from the main highlights can work. If you can, choose always an accomodation not too far from the main highlights or places you wan to visit: you risk to lose a lot of time for moving.
TRAVEL WITH KIDS TIPS: WHAT TO EAT
Please, please, please, avoid fast food, at least not every day. Keep eating well during your holiday is fundamental for your family health and for your pockets. Did you rent an house? Cook there once a day. Choose a good restaurant, a family friendly one if possible. Read review, look on the internet, ask the locals. This last one is always a good tip to eat away from turistic paths and taste some delicious local food!
WILL KIDS HAVE FUN?
This is one of the most requested travel with kids tips for dummies: will my children enjoy the journey? It depends on you, again! Kids can have fun pretty much everywhere, they are curious and not afraid of the unknown. If well prepared before the trip, they will enjoy it a lot. Talk with them, ask opinions, make them part of the journey. Travel is a discovering game and you have no idea how much you can learn from their glance to the world!