Category: Kids Travel

Surviving a Flight Delay with Kids

You planned your trip down to the smallest detail. Packing was a breeze because you tend to over pack, anyway. The kids are excited and so are you. Congratulations, you’re going on your trip! At the airport, you patiently wait for your flight. You wait, and wait, and wait some more. The kids are getting antsy and you’re starting to feel like the trip is off to a bad start. After a while, you realize you’re experiencing a flight delay and there’s nothing you can do. On the contrary, there’s plenty you can do to survive a flight delay with kids. All it takes is a little creativity, some preparation, and travel protection.

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Cruising for a Family Spring Break Vacation

Cruises are a great way to find one-stop shop fun for the family. There are tons of activities, a variety of restaurants, and great entertainment. Attractions are just a short walk away from your cabin. But how does one choose one cruise from another? They all seem great, right?! Here’s a cool way to narrow things down. Look for unique, onboard activities that you and your kids can enjoy for hours. Here are a few cruise lines offering activities that might suite your family’s interests.

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Top Tips to Avoid Germs on Airplanes

For those of you who feel like an airplane is a giant petri dish, fear not! There are several measures you can take to prevent contracting a cold or flu.

So why are you about 113 times more likely to come down with a virus on an airplane than in your daily life? The main culprits are the large number of people in extra close quarters and the low cabin humidity on-board your flight. Cabin humidity usually wavers around or below ten percent, which leads to the drying of your nasal cavities and throat, leaving you more susceptible to colds.

So let’s talk solutions! How can you help protect yourself from yucky in-flight germs?

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Top Travel Scams to Avoid

With summer approaching quickly, most of us have vacation on the brain. While planning a vacation is fun and exciting, it is important to remember that traveling is one of the highest activities related to scams and fraud. Scam artists are aware of people’s laid back, care free attitudes while traveling and use this to their advantage. While it is important to not be overly paranoid, we want to provide you with some knowledge of the most common travel scams and some of the easiest ways to avoid them.
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What Does “All-Inclusive” Really Mean?

You’ve read the brochures, searched the internet for cruises and vacation packages –all advertised as “all-inclusive.”
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Travel Insurance for Family Adventure

Your kids are free.  Period.  End of discussion right?  While I know that may have gotten your attention, I also know that price alone won’t necessarily get you hooked, and that’s ok!  While reading a recent article about family travel making up 30% of today’s traveling public, my first thought was “Great!  We offer Kids Free on a couple plans, touchdown!”  Then I got to thinking that if the trend is for more adventurous travel and different experiences then families will also be shifting their thinking about spending habits.
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Family Members May Affect Travel Insurance

Did you know that when you purchase travel insurance, some of your coverage may be affected by family members not traveling with you?
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Top Tips for Traveling with Kids

Traveling is one of the greatest things a family can do together.  Bringing your kids along can require a lot of planning and patience, and it may be a challenge, but there are many reasons that traveling with your kids can be extremely beneficial. It will give them an opportunity to be introduced to new locations, cultures, and people. It can be educational and allow them to explore places that will expand their horizons.  Don’t let the stress of preparing to travel with children stop you from providing them with the best experience possible!
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