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Family Travel Tips

Have Baby, Will Travel

Fly.com | Posted 09.15.2014 | Travel
Fly.com

I have learned over the years that the thing you really need for traveling with young children is an abundance of savvy. You have to plan for all eventualities, but in a smart and efficient way.

Disney World Tips, From One Parent to Another

Travelzoo | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Remember: Disney is a giant playground. You can either play well with others or go home crying. Your choice.

Countdown To Vacation: Travel Planning With Kids

Alison Chino | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

Chances are you already have your airplane tickets and your hotel booked for your next vacation, but what about everything else?

What to Do When Your Bags Cost More Than Your Ticket

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

A luggage fee that exceeds your airfare? Welcome to the wacky world of a la carte fees -- a world filled with consumer "benefits" that airline apologists believe you'll love.

A New Kind of Family Vacation!

Crawford Hill | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
Crawford Hill

What we are talking about is maximizing the diminishing opportunities we all have to be together as a multigenerational family in a unique and stimulating setting.

Your "Holiday Travel With Family" Survival Guide

Heather Greenwood Davis | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Heather Greenwood Davis

Let's face it -- travel can be stressful at the best of times. Add holiday hype, snow covered roads, airplane lines and kids who may have had a bit too much candy cane frosting and you have the makings of a travel Armageddon.

The Family that Flies Together...

Tracy Christoph | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

As a seasoned traveler who's vacationed plenty with my own kids and meets new families flying every day, I pulled together some tips that all parents should keep in mind so they can spend less time stressing at the airport and more time relaxing with loved ones.

Paris With Kids: Where to Take Les Enfants

Jetsetter.com | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

We've explored the City of Light, family in tow, and rounded up the 10 best places to take les enfants.

Secrets of My Travel Drawer: Avid Travelers Recommend 20 Must-pack Items Vetted by Countless Miles, Mishaps, and Serendipity

Susan Portnoy | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

You hate packing. I get it. You're worried you're going to forget something crucial or pack too much -- and really, you just want to get on with your vacation. Whether you've logged a million miles or are a novice explorer, these suggestions will help you pack faster and enjoy your trip more.

Finding Pace: Soaking Up The Three R's Of Experiential Travel

Crawford Hill | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Crawford Hill

Our charming village is nestled on a perfect two miles across semi-circle of a bay at the base of the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, which by the time you reach Granada and the Alhambra soar to over 12,000 feet.

Top Tips for Cruising With Kids

Budget Travel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Advice on everything from how to pack smart, keep the little ones safe, find reliable onboard child care, and which cruise lines are rolling out the red carpet for families.

Insider Secrets of Rome

Budget Travel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Heaping plates of light-as-air pasta. Art by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bernini. Some of the most entertaining people-watching on the planet. Rome is a city like no other. Here are some can't-miss tips for making yourself at home in the Eternal City.

5 U.S. Theme Parks Under $50

Budget Travel | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

With Disney parks recently raising their ticket prices to $89 for a single-park one day ticket -- Universal Studios is just as bad -- now is the perfect time to start thinking about smaller, regional theme parks where you can get your adrenaline fix for less.

Unexpected Life Lessons From My Family's Globetrotting Trip

Posted 07.01.2013 | OWN

When Heather Greenwood Davis and her family embarked on a yearlong trip of a lifetime, they grew in ways they'd never imagined. By Heather Gr...

We All Want the Same Things From That Family Vacation

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 06.28.2013 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

Sun, sand and happy kids. Just make sure the little ones don't eat the sand. Maybe your family would rather be hiking in a national park or exploring a foreign country. Wherever you go this summer, all of us want the same thing: The chance to relax and make happy memories.

Direct From the First Lady: Tips on Keeping Your Family Active on Summer Vacation

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

Are you ready to let the kids lead the way on vacation? First Lady Michelle Obama suggests that's one way to get everyone more active on vacation this summer.

Top 10 Alternative Family Vacation Destinations

Cheapflights | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
Cheapflights

There are the showstopping, see-before-you-die cities and resorts and then there are the crowds, the expense and the feeling of seen-it, done-it and could-have-done-without-it...

5 Fun Spring Break Vacations For Kids

LearnVest | Posted 05.17.2013 | Parents
LearnVest

When you have a family, spring break is a little less MTV and a little more Sesame Street.  In other words: You get to relax, but with your kids in tow.

How To Tell A Baby-Friendly Hotel

MiniTime | Posted 05.09.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Your baby might be too young for PB&J sandwiches and chicken fingers, but ask if there's a kid's menu anyway; it's a tell-tale sign that the hotel's restaurant caters to children.

10 Ways To Save At A Luxury Hotel

MiniTime | Posted 04.25.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

The sluggish economy hasn't dampened our love affair with luxury resorts, but it has certainly shifted our priorities.

Family Ski Vacation Problems Solved

Lisa McElroy | Posted 04.14.2013 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

Thinking about a family ski vacation, but not sure where to go? Out of all the ski resorts I've visited, Winter Park Resort, about 70 miles from the Denver airport, is by far the best for families.

5 Family Resorts In Cancun

MiniTime | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Cancun is famous for luxurious mega-resorts, laid-back locals and a backyard full of ancient Mayan ruins, but make no mistake -- most people go for the glorious beach.

6 Unforgettable Train Trips Kids Will Love

MiniTime | Posted 04.09.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

The most memorable train trips deliver both fabulous scenery and a dose of Americana you just can't appreciate through the windows of a car.

12 Stress-Free Plane Tips For Parents

blogs.babble.com | Posted 11.27.2012 | Travel

Assuming airlines don’t start allowing passengers to tuck children into the above-seat bins anytime soon, you’re going to be stuck with the kids d...

11 Tips For Making Holiday Travel Easier On Your Family

www.usatoday.com | Posted 11.27.2012 | Travel

If the best thing about the holidays is celebrating with friends and family, then the most difficult tasks may be making your way through the crunch o...