Planning Tips

The Essentials

Tips for finding the BEST price on your airline ticket | | cheap airfare | air travel deals | spring break | family vacations | travel hacks

Find the best price on airfare

Tips for flying with a toddler or baby

9 tips to help you narrow your search for a GREAT family hotel. Here's our list of top amenities for families | | family travel | vacation

Tips for picking a great hotel

10 tips for renting the PERFECT vacation home | | summer vacation | family reunion | spring break

Vacation rental tips

10 Screen-Free ways to keep the whole family happy on a long road trip | | travel toys | travel tips | ideas for families

Screen-free entertainment for travel days

6 easy tips to help you eat healthier on vacation | | travel tips

Tips for eating healthy on the road

Does your child need a passport? There are a few ways that kids can travel outside the U.S. without one, but it's always better and safer for everyone in the family to have a passport. Here are tips for making the process easier with kids. | | international travel

Tips for getting a passport

What does travel insurance cover? | | vacation | family vacation | cruise | summer | sponsored | Allianz

Travel insurance tips

Your pet is a member of the family, so what to do with pets when traveling is an important decision! Get the pros and cons of sitters and different boarding option so you can choose the best one for your pet. |

What to do with pets when you travel

Where should we go?


Travel Savings Jar

How will we pay for it?

How will we get there?

Flying with a toddler or baby

9 tips to help you save money on your next rental car | | family vacation | spring break | summer vacation | rental car prices | rental car deals

Rental Car Tips

Tips for using Uber and Lyft with kids. Find out how to get started, what to expect, when to bring your own car seat, and how ride sharing services can make your next family vacation easier |

Using Uber and Lyft

7 tips for riding the Bolt Bus. Wowed by the affordable fares, I decided to give the Bolt Bus a try with my teen from Washington D.C. to New York City. We had a good experience. Here are our tips for families considering a trip on the Bolt Bus |

Using the Bolt Bus

Where will we sleep?

Tips for packing light |

What should we pack?

6 simple tips to help you eat healthy on vacation |

More family travel planning tips