Family Travel Tips

When planning our trips we devour the relevant Lonely Planet or Rough Guide (whichever is the most up to date – watch for their publication dates!) and scour Tripadvisor for reviews, in conjunction with mini-blogs on Instagram which may be more up to date. We’re always looking for top tips on the destinations we’re planning travel to, particularly relating to travel with kids. Here are some of our top family travel tips from our own travels.

Money saving tips and tricks for Center Parcs UK

10 Top Center Parcs UK Money Saving Tips and Tricks

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Looking for Center Parcs UK money saving tips? We don't blame you! Center Parcs is expensive, particularly in the school holidays and 'deals' are not that easy to come by so we need to get creative with these 10 top money saving ideas.
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The Ultimate Campervan Essentials Packing List

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Having been campers for most of our lives, we thought that we already had most of the camping essentials that we needed for our new VW campervan adentures. We were wrong! We discovered on our first overnight trip in our campervan that there were a few extras that we needed to pack in. Here's a handy camping essentials list to make sure you don't forget a thing.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Buying a New VW Campervan

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If you're completely new to the world of VW Campervans, this guide to buying a new VW campervan will take you step by step through the process of finding the perfect VW campervan including how to find the right conversion company, what type of bed and roof to look for and anything else you need to consider to make it the perfect campervan for you.
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Travel After Coronavirus: What Does The Future of Travel Look Like?

Have you been wondering what travel after Coronavirus will look like? We have. A lot. We firmly believe that travel will bounce back, but the big question is 'will we ever travel in the same way again?'
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Travel First Aid Kit: What Should You Take in Yours?

First aid kits are not always at the top of your travel packing list, especially if you're going to a destination with an excellent healthcare system in place. But if the country you're travelling to doesn't have great healthcare or you're getting off the beaten track, then it's a good idea to pack your own travel first aid kit. But what should you take? Read on...
Is Morocco safe for families

5 Things you Should Know About Visiting Morocco with Kids

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Is Morocco safe? This is the burning question many people have about Morocco and we can understand why.  It's not far from the UK and is very close to mainland Europe and yet culturally it's worlds apart. Read our 5 things you need to know about travelling to Morocco with kids to help you have a safe and enjoyable trip.
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A Complete Guide to Virtual Travel with Kids to Help you Travel the World from Home

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Travel not possible right now? With the wonders of modern technology, there are so many resources out there that allow you to experience virtual travel with kids. We've been overwhelmed with the quantity and quality of these virtual-travel resources that allow us to visit the world from our home and have listed our favourites.
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The 40 Best Travel Movies to Inspire Armchair Wanderlust

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There are so many movies about travel but here are the best films about travel that should inspire your wanderlust and are lovely to watch during times when you're unable to travel there in person. Whilst a lot of these movies may not be about travel per se, we have included them because of the beautiful cinematography which will give you a lovely glimpse of the landscape and maybe also the culture of a country.
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All You Need to Know About Taking an African Safari With Kids

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Taking kids on an African safari will be one of the most memorable experiences you will ever have and yet some people are still unsure whether to take young kids on safari. Our FAQs will answer everything you need to know about a safari with kids.
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Visiting Iceland for the first time: 13 things you need to know

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Visiting Iceland is an incredible experience but there are things we wish we'd known before we went. Read our guide on the 13 things you need to know before visiting Iceland that will help with your trip planning.
4x4 jeep tour of Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum: Everything you Need to Know About Visiting with Kids

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Wadi Rum desert was one of the highlights of our Jordan itinerary. It was almost up there on a par with our long-term bucket list destination Petra which is really saying something. For the kids, it was number three on their kid's guide to Jordan behind meeting Gladiators and hiking around Petra and that is saying something too!
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Packing Cubes: All You Need to Know to Pack Like a Pro

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If you want to make packing for your family trip a WHOLE lot easier, packing cubes are the way to do it. If you haven't already jumped on the bandwagon and joined the ranks of insanely organised packers using packing cubes, this article will tell you everything you need to know about them and convince you that you now can't travel without them.
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10 Essential Holiday Packing Tips You Need To Try

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Packing for a holiday can seem quite daunting. It's hard to judge what you need to take. You don't want to take too much and end up lugging heavy bags through airports. You don't want to pack too light in case you run out of clothes. You don't want to forget essential items. With our helpful guide, we help take the stress out of packing so that you can focus on enjoying your holiday. No matter where you're going and how long for, these general tips will help you save time and space when packing for your family trip and ensure that you don't forget the essentials.
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Top tips for eco-friendly travelling

With people travelling more and further these days we are seeing an increased carbon footprint which is harmful to the environment. But we are not just talking about carbon emissions from your flight. The increase in travel is harmful to the environment in so many ways that people are not always aware of. Here are our top tips for reducing your carbon footprint while travelling.