Travel tips – What you need to know for a trip with kids

Travel tips – What you need to know for a trip with kids

Travel tips – What you need to know for a trip with kids

15:43 - 06/08/2018

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Your kids are growing up and starting to be curious about the world outside, right? It is thought that traveling is a great way for them to learn about new things, so you get anxious to know what to prepare for such a trip. Then, travel tips here can help. 

Picking destinations experienced in safety

If your kids are younger than 5 years of age, you should aim at the destinations which safe and convenient for leisure travel. Avoid getting to the places where accommodations are not even equipped with basic amenities. Besides, to make sure the weather does not affect the kids’ health, you ought to go on a trip when it’s beautiful. If possible, your flight only takes a maximum of 3 hours, for which the kids will not feel tired.

Notifying your airline or accommodation how many kids go with you

In this way, you can get good deals on services offered to kids. For example, some airlines will make no charge for kids less than 2 years old, or it maybe 10% of the adult fare; moreover, if you inform the hotels exactly how old your kids are, they will add some necessary furniture to your room, which is convenient for the kids’ staying.

Drawing up a list of what you need to pack

Write down all the necessary things for your trip. It is up to your kids’ age to carry different items. Apart from what you must carry for both you, it is important to keep an eye on what to pack for your kids. A hint is to fold the kids’ clothes and pack in a separate small bag before neatly putting in your luggage because that will help you take it out more easily. Do not forget to bring some toys and mini pillows & blankets, which help them feel better when they stay at a new place.

Packing medicines

Certainly, you need to carry some common medicines in case your kids catch a cold, fever, sneeze or cough, which easily come when they are not familiar with a new place. Additionally, it is always nice to have insect and mosquito repellents in your bag.

Always keeping a watchful eye on your kids

It is easy to realize that the kids from 4 years old are often playful and active, so they will continuously move during the trip even without your control. That is the reason why you must always watch them at all times. The best way to take the worrying out is that you should write your kids’ names, your phone number, and the hotel’s address on a piece of paper and put it in their pocket. Train them to know how to protect themselves from dangers and ask the help of trustworthy people, e.g. security guards and policemen if they are lost.


 

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