Posts Tagged ‘Family of 5’

Family of Five List of All-Inclusive Vacation Resorts

Those of you seeking a list of vacation resorts that can accommodate a family of five without requiring booking two rooms can thank Tammi, a Canadian mom of three girls. She thoroughly researched your options! She posted her compiled list a year ago on her very popular blog, My Organized Chaos, which focuses on family…

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Family of 5 in Rome for 89 Euros Per Person Per Day

Rome 89 Euros Per Person Per Day

My family of 5 went to Rome in June, 2012. We are 2 adults (hubby and me), and our three teenage boys: 17, 13, 13 (twins, actually they were days away from turning 14). As described in my Paris budget post, we travel frugal-ish. We stay in nice but budget-friendly hotels, and we eat at…

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Family of 5 in Paris for 106 Euros Per Person Per Day

Tuileries Garden View

My family of 5 went to Paris in June of 2012. We are 2 adults (hubby and me), and three teenage boys: 17, 13, 13 (twins). We travel frugal-ish. We stay in nice but budget-friendly hotels, and we eat at restaurants that offer good food at a reasonable price. We use public transportation, and we…

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How to Book Your 5 Person Hotel Room

How to Book a Hotel for Family of 5, 6, or 7

Sleeps5 lists hotels, guest houses, aparthotels, and hostels with accommodations suitable for a family of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or even 10 guests. The best travel cities are included, such as Paris, London, New York City, San Francisco, Rome, Tokyo, Singapore, Montreal, and many more. Sleeps5 adds cities and hotels continually. Unless otherwise noted,…

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Look! A Travel Contest for a Family of 5!

We’re not so different now. There truly must be a trend toward having 3 children. In an earlier post, I linked to a travel news show that mentioned a “family of 5”, and in magazines and on tv commercials I’ve been noticing product advertisements that include images of families with 3 kids. But hotel and…

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Family of 5 is Second Place in Washington Post Travel Photo Contest

Families with 3 children are everywhere! Actual families in the news, or staged families in advertising — many now have 3 children. Or maybe it’s just me, seeing what I know. Like when someone is thinking about buying a certain car or handbag or phone and starts noticing the item more frequently than before. Perhaps…

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Family of 5: Some Hotels are Right for You!

Portland hotel Family of 5.

In July, the Washington Post carried an article by Christopher Elliott, of Elliott.org.  The article precisely pertains to our Sleeps5 mission of helping families find a hotel room for their family of 5.  The title?  Outwitting Hotels’ Maximum Occupancy Rules.  Mr. Elliott describes a common scenario — to save money and decrease hassle, parents do…

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Travel Info Video Uses “Family of 5” Phrase

We keep hearing that the travel industry is focusing more and more on families — with kid-friendly hotels, cruises, and activities on the rise. But it’s still nearly impossible to search for accommodations to sleep a family with 3 or more children. Travel experts usually steer family travel planners toward booking two rooms or a…

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10 Tips for Budget Family Travel to Europe

10 Tips for Budget Family Travel to Europe

Whatever your reasons for taking your kids to Europe, there are ways to be there within a budget. Taking the kids costs more – in airfare, food, hotels, and activities – than if it was just me and my hubby as my sole globe-hopping partner. (I’ll save my dreams of spending an entire quiet day…

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