To travel with your kids to some wonderful place should be a great experience. This is something that every parent cherishes. But without proper plan and preparation, it can all go wrong. That’s why here I describe you 10 helpful tips to make your family travel experiences better and enjoyable.
1. Book accommodations and transportation ahead
Booking your hotels and train rides ahead of time will definitely pay off as you’ll not waste time asking around for hotels or wait for a good 3 hours for the next train to arrive. Booking ahead will also let you canvass for cheaper accommodations and fares.
2. Take it slow
Traveling with kids is much different from traveling solo or as a pair. When there were just the two of you, you can do so many things and see so many sights all in just a day. But with toddlers who are very enthusiastic to explore and are not pressured by time, I suggest taking it slow, letting them be and you’ll be at peace.
Nowadays, the weather’s very unpredictable. So to save extra space in the luggage, bring on versatile clothes that you can wear any season like jeans, shirts, and cardigans. Likewise, do the same for the kids. Also, it will be beneficial to use the heaviest clothing you’ve packed on flight or during the trip so as to lighten the load.
4. You can use public transport
While traveling by plane is the most convenient, riding trains, buses and ferries will awaken your adventurous souls back to life. More importantly, it will inculcate the sense of adventure in your kids which is a great life skill.
5. Bring the first aid kit plus medicines
You’ll never know what unfortunate things may strike so always be prepared with your first aid kit and some medications for drowsiness, vomiting, headache, cough, and colds.