Traveling with a Toddler

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Air France Offers Baby Comfort Kits, Magic Tricks, and Teddy Bear Tags

Within the United States, it is pretty much unheard of for airlines to give children much of anything extra beyond some plastic airplane wings while onboard the flight. However, that is not the case in other countries where some airlines cater much more to flying families. Air France has been up to some pretty family-friendly (and adorable) enhancements that include Teddy Bear Tags so your child’s favorite stuffy won’t end up lost and forgotten, a new “comfort kit” for babies,…

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Float a Texas Shaped Lazy River in Downtown Houston

In Texas, we do everything as big as possible, so I suppose it shouldn’t be surprising that you can float in a rooftop lazy river in the shape of Texas right in the middle of downtown Houston. This very unique offering can be found at the Marriott Marquis Houston, and here is everything you need to know to head to this vibrant spot with your family…

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Staying at the Andaz Costa Rica Resort With Kids

At just 15,000 Hyatt points per night, the Andaz Costa Rica resort is one of the best point redemption values that Hyatt has to offer whether you are looking for a family or adult-oriented trip. From pools to nature tours and horseback rides, here’s a look at staying at the Andaz Costa Rica with kids…

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Travel Myth Busters: Kids Should Be a Certain Age to Travel

We are kicking off summer this year as a family in Costa Rica. Just as we have done in previous years, the day after school ends for the summer, we hit the air ready for a quick transition from early wake-ups, packing lunch kits, and rushing to after-school activities to taking our time exploring, spending time together, playing, and relaxing. It can feel a little chaotic prepping for a trip while checking off the last week of school activities, but…

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Seven Free Kid’s Clubs to Check Out at Points Hotels in 2018

From Cancun to Costa Rica to Bali to Maui and beyond, here are seven free (or almost free) kid’s clubs to check out in 2018 at hotels where you can use your points to book your stay, and then take advantage of the free kid’s clubs to mix in a few hours of true relaxation…

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Quick Family Travel Tip: When to Have Your Kids Pull Their Own Bags

There’s no one trick to making flying with a family easy, but there is a network of tips, tricks, and strategies that work together to make it as smooth as possible. One strategy we have used for years, and that seems to have really paid off, is to get our little ones pulling their own bags as early as possible.   We occasionally get some strange looks as our little toddlers haul their own bags around the airport, but the…

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Virgin Atlantic Makes Major Improvements to Lap Infant Award Pricing

Flying internationally with a lap infant can cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars, even if you are flying on miles. However, a handful of programs make it much more affordable to fly with your baby by charging a fixed number of miles when the adult is on an award ticket. Recently, Virgin Atlantic has returned to being one of those baby-friendly airlines, and things may get even better in the near term…

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