A trip with your family is a great way to create lasting memories, but traveling with babies and kids can be challenging. Vacation times are among the busiest of the year at Canadian airports and delays in security screening can occur when travellers are unaware of what they can and cannot bring in their carry-on bags.
Getting through airport security quickly and easily will help get your family vacation off to a great start. Here are our top tips to make your next family getaway as smooth as possible.
We’ve been waiting all year for it – summer – time for barbeques, bathing suits, lazy days and long nights with your family. Summer isn’t just for kids. If yours are off to camp this summer, or you have grandparents that want some family time with your little ones, this might be the perfect time to recharge your romantic relationship.
My husband and I enjoy holidays away from home. We have traveled by airplane, car, ship and train. We have stayed with relatives, with friends, at hotels, at rental houses, at beach cabins, and in trailers and tents. We have learned the hard way about the challenges of traveling with children, including jet-lagged babies wide awake at midnight, toddler tantrums on crowded airplanes, car-sick and home-sick children, and bored teens enduring an endless torment of art galleries and museums. From our experience, I have developed the following list of essentials for traveling with children.
If Sally Black, founder of www.vacationkids.com, ever hits the lottery, she’s going to open a hotel and call it ‘Someplace Warm and Cheap,’ because the name alone would ensure its success.
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