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.
Your family loves to travel, but the price of vacations seem out of reach. Don’t stay home. Instead, learn the secrets of budget travel and go! Start by following these tips.
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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