Family vacations can be fun with proper planning, where everybody can enjoy themselves and make priceless memories that will last a lifetime. YES! You read it right. You can plan a perfect family vacation without losing your sanity. Taking your family on a trip must be scary but come on, what’s more enjoyable than travelling with those we love?
Here are a few tips from Sitata on how to plan a family vacation:
Ask everyone to propose suggestions. Making a list of everyone’s interests and what you like to do together is a great place to start.
Plan a Budget-Friendly Trip
Fix the budget of your trip and plan accordingly. For more tips to travel on a shoestring, read our blog on budget-friendly travel.
Make a Flexible Itinerary
A flexible itinerary is ideal when travelling with kids. Things do not always go according to plan. Although having a plan A is a wonderful idea, it’s always better to have a plan B and a plan C.
‘There are no perfect parents and there are no perfect children, but there are plenty of perfect moments along the way’- Dave Willis.
Pro-tip: Don’t plan more than two activities per day. Overscheduling could be tiresome at times.
Parents often pack unnecessary stuff when travelling with children. Packing light and smart makes your travel hassle-free! Can you imagine the peace that keeping “things” light brings?
The final piece of advice is the most crucial to have a peaceful vacation: purchase travel insurance. COVID-19 made travel complicated, but we’re here to help. Plan your trip, understand the latest travel restrictions and requirements, avoid travel disruptions, connect to help when you need it, and even insurance with COVID coverage. With Sitata, you can personalize your travel insurance coverage to what is best for you.
Pack your bags and hit the road with your family! Like Candace Cameron Bure said, “The memories we make with our family are everything.”
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