A Final Checklist for Family Travel 4

With a week to go before our annual family holiday, I am doing a final checklist to make sure everything is ready to go.

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On my Checklist for Family Travel

For Flights

You can check out my complete list of Flying with Kids Tips HERE

  • confirm your flights
  • order child’s meal
  • advise Smartraveller
  • print of copies of tickets and all documents
    • find out HERE where to put them all.
  • make sure you have enough snacks
  • ensure you have activities for the kids
    • I have more ideas for what to pack for hand carry HERE

For Road Trips

You can check out my full list of Road Trip Tips HERE

  • check the oil, water, and tire pressure
  • fill the car with fuel
  • ensure you have enough snacks
  • ensure you have enough activities for the kids
    • I have more ideas on what to pack in the car HERE


To ensure your don’t forget a thing you can find my comprehensive packing lists HERE

  • ensure you have enough toiletries
    • my toiletries packing list is HERE
  • ensure you have all special clothing required, be it for a wedding, conference, skiing, hiking or swimming

For your House

  • hold your mail
  • cancel your paper
  • advise your neighbours
  • if you have a house sitter write do’s and don’ts list including rubbish collection and watering days
  • if you have someone looking after your animals create a do’s and don’ts list and provide enough food for the duration of holiday

Is there something I have forgotten?

About Sally-Ann Brown

I am Sally-Ann the author of Toddlers on Tour. I am a wife and mother who has always had a passion for travel. I love sharing my experiences and lessons learned to help you have a better family holiday or day trip. Read "All About Me" under the "Home" tab to discover my story and what lead me to here.

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