It’s that time of year when many families are getting ready for their annual family trip before they head back to school!
Read our 10 tips for travelling with kids.
Pack your kids favorite snacks. Snacks are a great distractions and by having them, will prevent you having to make unnecessary stops during your trip.
If you are taking a longer journey with the kids make sure their clothes are comfortable for the journey. Have a spare set of clothes close by in the event that you have to change their clothes quickly.
3. Favorite Teddy
Don’t forget their favorite teddy or blanket! Bringing their favorite teddy will make travelling more pleasant, especially if they need their teddy for bed time.
Keep the kids entertained while travelling and ensure you have sufficient games. If you are flying and don’t have the space to bring many games, you can always download some child friendly apps.
Give yourself plenty of time so that you can factor in toilet breaks, time for them to explore, and other distractions.
6. Tissues & Baby Wipes
No matter how hard you try, a spill often can’t be avoided, be prepared for any spillages and have some tissues and baby wipes close at hand!
Do your kids require specific medicine, ensure that the medicine is located close at hand such as in your handbag so that you are aware of where it is in an event of an emergency.
8. Plan ahead
Should you be staying in a hotel plan ahead and request a cot. Should you have any other requirements ring ahead and see if your requests can be accommodated.
9. Bring a camera
Take your camera with you so that you can treasure these memories for years to come.
10. Research your holiday
Make your travelling easier and more enjoyable by planning ahead and researching your destination. See what activities you and your kids can do and if they are suitable. Can you purchase your tickets ahead of time in order to avoid any queues? Those your destination have any kid specific activities or kids clubs that you can enroll your kids in? The more research you can do the more enjoyable the trip will be!
We hope these tips help you have a stress free family holiday! Share your tips with us.