March break is the perfect opportunity for families to spend quality time together and make everlasting memories. But travelling with a group of people of all ages has its challenges. Whether your family includes babies, teens, or adults – making sure everyone in the group enjoys their vacation can be tricky.
In this blog post, we'll share some tips on travelling with people of all ages during March Break so you can enjoy a stress-free family holiday!
Planning the perfect March Break getaway
March Break is here, and it's time to start planning the perfect holiday for your entire family. When planning a trip with people of all ages, it's important that you consider everyone's preferences and interests. Here are a few tips to help you create the perfect March Break getaway:
Choose a family-friendly destination
Family vacations should be fun for everyone! When selecting your March Break destination, look for attractions that appeal to all ages, such as swimming, hiking and sightseeing. You may also want to research family-friendly parks, playgrounds and activities so the kids don't get bored. Don't forget to look into restaurants too - make sure there is something on the menu that appeals to each member of the group.
Create an itinerary
Before you and your family embark on your vacation, take the time to create a detailed itinerary that caters to everyone's interests. Make a list of activities such as sightseeing, shopping and eating out at local eateries. When choosing activities, think about your group's different ages and preferences so that there is something for everyone. After deciding what you want to do, pick out the days in advance and plan how long each activity will be - if any attractions require tickets or reservations beforehand, then book those early.
TIP: Leave space for changes or surprises during the trip - you never know what exciting opportunities await!
Consider accommodation options
When planning your March Break travels, research all types of accommodations in the area to find the best fit for you. Opt for a hotel or resort for access to amenities such as swimming pools, gyms and restaurants. Alternatively, you may want to consider renting a house or apartment on a sharing platform such as Airbnb for more space at an affordable price. Location is key too; make sure your chosen accommodation is close to any activities you plan for your stay. That way, everyone can make the most out of their trip!
If you're planning a family vacation, research available discounts that can help you save money. Look into discounts offered by museums, zoos and theme parks based on age and any special promotions, coupons or offers you can take advantage of. Consider travel packages or flight deals offered by agencies for additional savings. To make the most of your March Break, join loyalty programs with hotels and airlines - this could give you exclusive perks and discounts!
Essential items for travelling with the family
Planning a family vacation can be exciting, but don't forget to pack for everyone - including your grandparents! Be sure to bring items that make the whole family comfortable - enough snacks to last their long journey, noise-cancelling headphones for grandma and grandpa who might need some peace and quiet, games to keep the kids busy, etc. Here are a few more tips to remember before hitting the road:
Make sure everyone has the basics
Every individual needs to have their own clothing and personal items such as toothbrushes, shampoo, laptops or tablets. Double-check that everyone has enough clothes and other essentials before heading off on your trip. It's also a good idea to bring along extra clothes in case of any spills or accidents during your travels.
Before you leave, ensure everyone has at least one of the following:
- A change of clothes for all weather
- Any necessary medication
Restock your first-aid kit
Accidents happen, so it is important to always have a first aid kit with you. Your first aid should be well equipped to handle minor cuts and scrapes, bee stings, allergic reactions, and any other medical emergency.
Items to include in your first aid kit are:
- Antihistamine cream
- Antibacterial cream
- Medical gloves
- Pain reliever
Remember electronic devices and travel documents
Ensure everyone in your family has the necessary travel documents, and make sure they're all up-to-date before packing them away. Don't forget to pack any relevant chargers for your laptops, cell phones, tablets and any other electronic devices you may take with you. There's nothing worse than finding out you've left an essential device charger behind!
Making March Break fun and stress-free
Travelling with people of all ages doesn't have to be stressful. With the right planning and preparation, you can make sure everyone has a great time and return with happy memories that will last for years! So whether your travels take you near or far, have a fun and memorable March Break with your family. Good luck, and happy travels!
It's March Break and the perfect time for a getaway! Whether it's a beach vacation, a staycation at home or a trip to explore somewhere new - we want to hear about your plans! Let us know where you're headed by commenting below.