For health and safety reasons, most family friendly cruises require infants be at least 6 months of age at the time of sailing. With some specific itineraries, babies will need to be 1 year of age.
We travel agents get this question a LOT from parents with little ones. Generally the answer to this question is "yes". There are however, several points that you may want to consider when it comes to sleeping like a baby when you're all on vacation together.
Getting infants to sleep through the night is something exhausted parents dream about!
Ready, steady, Go....Every parent knows if your ready and prepared, you'll be steady and confident and set to go at a moment's notice. Sure, travel is different once you have kids but your freedom is certainly not lost. We've curated a few of our favorite family travel items that will make your next vacation more fun and enjoyable for all.
Any child under the age of 24 months can fly for "Free". Airlines and travel agents use the industry word "LAPCHILD" to describe a baby or toddler flying seated in their parent's lap. Parents are still required to pay for any taxes associated with a "free" seat for their child. Some airlines may also charge a small fee which usually runs around 10% of the cost of an adult ticket.
Absolutely!...and mom & dad can actually enjoy a fun family vacation too.
Brandy wants to know -
I've never used a kids club before and have a few questions. How long are your children allowed to be there for, is there set hours? Do you have to pre book them in or just drop them off? Do you have to stay in the resort or can you leave? Please tell me all I'll need to know :)
Hi Brandy – Glad to help!
To car seat or not to car seat...that is the question! It's one we're asked time and again here at Vacationkids. Obviously parents want to do the right time and keep their kids safe while having fun on vacation.
A day at the beach can feel like major military manuevers when you have a baby. A little bit of planning and organization can keep the day fun and care free for everybody. Here are some tips for training up the next generation of beach bums...