Tips for Travelling with Children!
Posted on 23rd February 2020 at 12:36
Need a break but worried about bringing your little ones along? Check out top tips for travelling with little ones this summer!
We all need a break this summer! A chance to put our feet up, catch some rays and let our hair down! This can prove difficult when you have children in tow, we've collecred the best advice from our travel advisers here at Beverley Travel to make your family holiday as stress free as possible!
We've collated our top tips for making flying with your little ones as easy as possible!
A nervous child
Before you leave for the airport, talk them through what will happen when you arrive- including during security checks and the security scanner
Talk them through getting on the plane, finding their seat, wearing a seatbelt and what happens during take-off and landing
Give them a book about planes before you leave, so they can learn a bit more about flying- the more they know, the less daunting it will be!
This is very common in children aged 3-12 years
Treatments for kids include tablets, diluting salts and wristbands
You can read more on coping with motion sickness HERE.
Flying can cause dehydration, especially in children and babies
This is caused by the low humidity in planes
Be sure to buy some bottled water in the shops before the gate and after the security checks, or on the plane
Ear pain can be a problem on planes, especially if your child has a cold or infection
Adults learn to ‘pop’ this pain by swallowing or yawning- but this may be difficult to explain to a child!
Try and avoid air travel if your child has a cold. If you’re determined to travel, encourage them to drink plenty as dehydration can make cold symptoms worse
Teach older children to hold their nose and blow to open the ear, but encourage them to do this gently as it can hurt!
We would also recommend flying from a local airport, a short flight time and doing a day time flight to prevent routines from getting upset more than needed! If you want to plan the perfect holiday for your family with the best flight times, from the closest airport pop in to Beverley Travel, our friendly team are on hand with the best advice to make sure you have a smooth journey!!
When selecting accomodation making sure you're heading to a child friendly hotel is a must! As an independant agency we have access to all the major holiday suppliers, meaning we can find the perfect hotel for your family needs! Whether you're wanting a full on themed hotel like the Pirates Village in Santa Ponsa, Majorca (Left Photo) or if you've got older children who fancy a bit more freedom try the 3HB Clube Humbria, Olhos D'Agua, in the Algarve (Right Photo). We have a fantastic range of family friendly hotels, which offer 2 bedroom apartments and family rooms.
Here at Beverley Travel we can also provide advice on hotels that have; age appropriate children's clubs (that cater to everyones needs), childminding services (to give you a well earned evening off!!) and hotels that have incredible water parks!!! Like the beautiful Hotel Best Jacaranda with UNLIMITED Siam Park Waterpark Tickets (with 6 pools at the hotel as well, you'll be spoilt for choice!) (Pictured Below). Here at Beverley Travel we believe that holidays are for EVERYONE. Therefore whatever your families requirements are we can make sure they're matched and your expectations are exceeded.
Don't forget we also have 100's of FREE Child Places left for Summer 2020!! Call now on 01482 33 44 50 to enquire!!!
Where To Go
The big question for most people is which is the best country to take my children this summer, but each family is different and have entirely different requirements. If you've got younger children and are able to holiday during term time most locations in Europe are ideal during May and September, with slightly cooler temperatures during the day and lower prices all round! If your children are a little older, and you have to travel during the summer holidays. We would recommend;
Costa Brava, Spain:
Flight Time - 2 Hours and 25 Minutes from Leeds Bradford
Resorts - Lloret Del Mar, Tossa Del Mar and Pineda Del Mar
Average Temp - Between 17 and 29 degrees in August
Transfer Time - Around 2 Hours
Lake Garda, Italy:
Flight Time - 2 Hours and 15 Minutes from Leeds Bradford
Resorts - Limone, Gardo and Arcone
Average Temp - Between 18 and 29 degrees in August
Transfer Time - Around 3 Hours
Ferry Time - 1 Hour and 30 Minutes (Dover to Calais
Holiday Types - Hotels, Euro Camps and Activity Holidays!
Average Temp - 18 Degrees in August
Transfer Time - 6 Hours (Drive From Calais to Brittany)
Whatever you fancy, where ever you want to go, here at Beverley Travel we can find you the perfect holiday for your family! You can pop in and see us at Beverley Travel, Flemingate, call us on 01482 33 44 50 or click the button below to request a call back!
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