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Sunny Florida for Family Vacations 0

Posted on October 30, 2009 by dorisch

One of many families’ favorite vacation spots is sunny Florida. The big theme parks like to put together package deals to make planning your trip easier. Most of these package deals will include everything from airfare, tickets to the park, rental cars and even free parking at the park. Thus, it’s not hard getting the bargain accommodation if you are traveling this way.

Because Florida is such a big hit with families, hotels often offer ‘kids eat for free’ deals. This can be a huge savings for a family of four. The hotels that offer these discounts are generally the ones that are kid friendly and offer activities to keep the kids busy when not at the parks. I mean, what more can one asks for – nice hotels with copper sinks with good facilities for some packages.

Getting there can be one of the biggest expenses of your trip so check to see if the airlines are offering any specials to your destination. You may find a buy one ticket get another for half price deal or some offer special rates for kids under a certain age. If youíre shopping for the best airfare at ìthe right timeî you may even stumble onto a fantastic deal that an airline is offering to fill up seats on specific flights. These are generally deals that are offered for a very limited time, so have your credit card ready when you search.

Airlines and travel agencies will often feature promotional periods where they will take care of everything for your entire family for one price. These promotions are usually offered just once or twice a year to create a buzz for their business. If your timing is right you can take advantage of one of these deals. Ask around to see when and if your airline or travel agent offers these.

Planning Family Vacations 0

Posted on September 23, 2009 by dorisch

If you have previously planned for a family vacation, you would agree with me that this is not an easy task. As we all may know, family vacations are a great way to bond with the family and accumulate many memorable experiences. To ensure that your family vacation is smooth and stress free, the secret lies in good planning.

1) Plan your family vacation early. This can be a fun and exciting process, as you talk about possible destinations, travel options, and activities when you arrive. You can visit travel websites and gather information or speak to your travel agents to get more information too. Planning in advance will give you a better opportunity to find better deals by doing some advanced booking.

2) Communicate regularly with your family members who are going for the trip. Stay calm and take it easy. Don’t turn this into a family fight or the vacation will be heading to a bad start. Find out the opinions and feedback of your family members so that you can avoid planning any activities that will invite argument.

3) Planning a family vacation should be something everyone can be involved in. Not only will that be more enjoyable for them, but they will be less apt to blame you if things go wrong on the vacation, since they are invited to be part of the planning process.

Sometimes family members can argue for the simplest of things in a vacation so you may want to establish a common understanding amongst all members. For instance, someone on diet pills may not be agreeable to a feasting vacation and someone who is not the outdoor sort may not be enthusiastic with a vacation that is too adventurous. It is always good to explore your travel options so that everyone can enjoy the vacation.

it’s the time for family vacations 0

Posted on November 11, 2008 by dorisch

As the holidays draw near, parents are planning family vacations for their children. This is also a good time where families gather and spend quality time with each other. As for family vacation choices, no children will resist Disney vacations or vacations with theme parks and such. Shopping will entice most ladies and as for the men in the house, a game of golf or gourmet dining would be their faves.

Believe it or not, I’m still confirming on my hotel accommodation choice for Hong Kong. Since Hong Kong is made up of two islands, I need to decide if our family should reside in Kowloon or Hong Kong Island. It can hard to decide! ON one hand, I’m enticed by the harbour. On the other, I would like a taste of different islands and area. Guess I need to do hotel comparison and search again… and all these got to be done in less than a month’s time!

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