Family road trips are probably the most iconic of all family vacations. Regardless of how old we are, a car trip with our family or to visit family is no doubt one of our earliest memories.
While a vacation maybe me one of the highlights of your entire year, the days leading up to departure can be stressful. For some people, this stress can bubble over into a full blown anxiety or panic attack complete with physical symptoms.
Many people hate the idea of spending money on insurance - whether it's for home, car, health, etc - until they need it. Then they are so grateful to have the coverage. Travel insurance is much the same -- you hope you’ll never need to use it, but let’s face it, your vacation is an investment in your family - don’t you want to insure it the way you would your car?
There are a ton of things that scare parents when it comes to taking the kids on family vacation.
Anytime and anywhere your kids come into contact with others there is an increased risk for infections and illness. We hear all these scary news stories about the "bug du jour" that is making everyone sick. We all know airplanes, cruise ships and hotel rooms are petri dishes for germs - just like the school bus, classroom or local shopping mall.
Sorry for the long silence in our blog. I got sick on vacation. Actually I got pneumonia so it's taken a bit of time for me to feel up to writing. I think getting sick away from home often means figuring out inventive ways of coping while trying to feel better. We'll get to that part in just a bit.
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.
Who are these people that you see in all the family travel brochures?