The holiday season starts soon. Woo Hoo!
But then again that means your stress levels are starting to rise that bit more – if the kids aren’t already home from school they will be shortly.
So keep your cool and take the time to get your travel itinerary and necessities organised before you head off on that family holiday.
But how are you going to achieve that?
At this point in time I am going to assume you have already completed your research and planning into your holiday destination, found some great things to do and carefully chosen the right family accommodation for your kids.
So let’s just jump into the travel tips to get your family holiday running smoothly.
My Holiday Season Travel Tips
Road Trip Travel Tips
If you are heading on a road trip take the time to make sure your car is serviced and has a full tank of fuel. Then pop a bag of goodies (filled with snacks and activities) next to the kids for the duration of the journey.
Or more road trip tips click HERE
Travel Tips for Flying with Kids
If you are flying with kids take the time to ensure they are prepared for the flight. Advise them of the behaviour that is expected of them and pack in their hand luggage their favourite snacks, activities and snuggle friend.
If you find you always want more assistance from the airline check out these tips HERE to help the airline help you.
There is not much worse than flying long haul even without kids, 20 plus hours on a plane is just yuck – so these tips for long haul flights HERE may just help.
Accommodation Travel Tips
And surely at some point you will have finally relaxed and would like a little bit more mummy and daddy time, but how are you going to achieve that with kids around 24/7. Well hopefully these tips for how to have intimacy when you travel with kids will help – LEARN MORE HERE.
Packing Travel Tips and Lists
So what are you going to take with you on your family trip this holiday season?
Don’t worry you won’t forget a thing with my extensive packing lists. There are lists for clothes (for everyone), medical, toiletries, swimming, and handy things to have. Plus I have the essential items for your kids HERE.
For all my packing lists for family travel click HERE.
Wondering if you should roll or fold – check out my packing debate HERE.
More Travel Tips
During these last few weeks before you travel you may want to also ensure you have ticked off all the last-minute items that need to be done like getting a hold put on the mail or newspaper. The full final check list is HERE.
Lastly but certainly not least – have a very Happy Christmas and holiday and don’t forget it’s mum’s holiday too.
What are your holiday season travel tips?
Tell me in the comments.
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