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Planning your trip

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Guide for planning a great family vacation

by: CindyB
Family trips offer a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of the world around you. Planning a family trip in advance is really important and tricky task. The key to an ideal vacation is a great plan. To get your family vacation planned properly, you should try to plan it as […]

Preparing Your Vacation With Children

Ideas and tips that can make travel and taking a family vacation with children pleasant and enjoyable for everyone - even the car ride can be fun.

Passports for baby

Here are some links to information about applying for passports for babies:
USA - Special requirements for minors - US Dept of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs
Canada - Passports for Children - Passports Canada
Australia - Children’s Passports - Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Passports
United Kingdom - Applying for a child passport - Home Office, UK […]

Direct vs Non-stop flights

The airline industry has its own terminology which can be confusing for the average traveller. One of the main examples is the different terms “direct” and “non-stop” flights. They can be the same thing, but often they are not.
A direct flight implies that it flies from A to B without stopping - but this isn’t […]

Taking the show on the road

For travellers without kids (and this includes parents who leave their kids at home), a vacation is a time to relax, to forget about timetables and schedules and to live each day as it comes. You can choose to stay up until 2am partying because you can sleep in the next morning - your only […]

Best time to fly - part I

One of the most frequently asked questions about travelling with an infant is what is the best time to fly.

There are lots of differing opinions on this matter, however I believe that it really depends not only on the age of your child, but also on the sleeping habits of your child.

Read more about the best time to fly…