Taking your kids on a round the world adventure is the dream of so many parents. There are parents who understand that travel had a tremendous value and impact on their children's education and future success. I know many parents who have done it and all would agree it was one of the high points of their entire life.
This is a really big question!
Family vacations matter! It's one of the most important legacies that your children will long remember. It's still not too late to plan one of these amazing vacation experiences for your family for this year.
John Steinbeck once said, “People don't take trips... trips take people.” My G Adventures trip to Belize definitely took me on a journey, and not the other way around.
January is vacation planning season. A time of resolutions, self improvement and to plan trips to those destinations on your family's proverbial to-do list. This time of year there are as many experts out there offering travel and vacation planning advice as there are folks searching for answers.
I’m a big advocate for putting your phone away while you’re on vacation. However, there are times when having access to information can make your trip go more smoothly and thus be more enjoyable. So before you set out on your next family adventure, download these recommended apps.
When a hotel or resort room category says it is a "family room" or "family suite" it basically means that room allows children to sleep there with their parents. Beyond that, there are probably as many different meanings to the word "family room" as there are hotels in the world.
"Why use a travel agent when I can book a cruise myself online?
Frankly there are plenty of reasons to work with a professional travel agent. We'll give you 7 good reasons here in this post. By the time you get done reading I'll bet you'll be saying "Why not book with a travel agent!"
Most people don't understand how travel agents work. Many people think travel agents are extinct...like corner video rental stores. I's no wonder folks don't understand all the benefits of having a great travel agent on your side working for you.
A travel agent that specializes in family travel knows the average parents only get about 15 chances to create memorable vacation experiences together while their children. How do you want your kids to remember their childhood vacations?
If you're trying to decide whether to reach out to a travel agent or go it alone, here are a few important points to consider:
Questions we often get from parents is how and what to pack for a family cruise:
- How formal is formal night?
- What about the kids?
- What will I need to pack for shore excursions?
- Do I need a jacket?...a dinner jacket?...a tux?
- Can I change clothes as soon as I get on board the ship?
- and more
Don't worry, as travel agents, we've got you covered! Here are 12 answers to those FAQs ..plus some answers to questions you might yet have thought about yet.