Posts Tagged ‘Family Travel’

Family of Five List of All-Inclusive Vacation Resorts

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

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 in 2013 on her very popular blog, My Organized Chaos, which focuses on family life,…

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NYC for Families on a Budget

I have written past blogs about our favorite budget options in NYC, but the more I go there the more things I discover. Here are some new favorites. Museums: If you have a specific museum you want to visit, check out their website. Almost all of them have either a “free day” or a donation…

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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 family friendly 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…

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Five Ways to Ruin a Family Plane Trip

Here is a great article from Rick Seaney at FareCompare with practical advice about preparing kids for a plane ride and managing kids once on the plane: Five Ways to Ruin a Family Plane Trip

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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 with 3 Boys: Incentive to Behave

The problem: They fight! It is not easy to corral 3 boys, which is frequently necessary when traveling. There are always waits for boardings, check-ins, subways, tables, and much more. And when the boys are corralled, they use tactics like a pinch or prod to annoy one another for entertainment, or for revenge from some…

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City Tour – Top Pick for Family Travel

A bus tour was not included on our London agenda years ago because they are expensive, at least for our tight budget. But we splurged last summer, taking a live-guide bus tour of Munich, and a few days later, a recorded-audio bus tour of Berlin. Now that we’ve experienced those tours in Germany, we will…

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Travel Games with Toddlers and Kids – Keep Them Entertained

I placed the saltine between my toddler’s toes. Then I maneuvered his foot toward his mouth so he could take a bite of the cracker, proving that parents get very creative when trying to entertain a little one on a long trip. He thought the cracker-in-the-toes routine was hilarious. He also thought it was funny…

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Family of 5 in London for 46 Pounds Per Person Per Day

Readers have inquired: How much to budget for a trip to Europe with kids? One big factor is the age of your family members. If you have toddlers, the total will be much less because they won’t need a regular meal, and you’ll probably not be able to visit as many tourist spots because little…

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