Where to Start?
Travel with children is a great challenge. It requires proper guides and planning for a fun and relaxing air travel. Here is the step by step travel guides to ease your struggle on when or where to start to plan.
Air Travel Booking And Internet Searching
Early booking helps you to choose suitable flight, time and seat. If possible book an evening flight where your kids will sleep and you can rest well for most of the air travel. Search for the most update regulations for air travel with children and you can refer to Transportation Security Administration of USA, they have great tips on how to manage children at the airport and during check in. Important thing to take note is that an airport officer will not ask you to do anything to separate you and your children. Print out maps of the airport to ensure that you know where to check in and where are the suitable places for your children to enjoy themselves and use up all their energy. Finally, if you are traveling in international flight, make sure your children photo in the passport is the most recent.
Choose The Right Seat In Air Travel
Grab a seat near the window as children are dream of flying and you can give them some quiz to let them guess you see outside the window during the air travel. Choose the front seat, aisles or next to the window and at the seat near to the engine. It is because you need more space for children to play and if you are near the engine, you will get even more agitated when your children get naughty.
Packing For Air Travel
Pack extra backpack for your children, especially for their entertainment during the air. If you will transfer between flights, you need to prepare extra cash for extra snacks or toys as it is expensive there. You do not want them to keep complaining that they are hungry and boring. A day before the air travel, make sure all travel documents and money are in your hand carry luggage.
Pack ahead with their favorite snacks, especially when your children wrangling and misbehave, you can calm them down with this favorite snacks. Another suggestion is wrap their snack as gifts when they behaving well. If your children eat a lot, bring a lot of snacks that are small in size as it easier to pack. Pack odorless process food such as chocolate bar, crackers, apple or potato chips because tendency of vomit is lower when they travel for a long distance.
Toys, Books And DVD For Your Children
Bring along time consuming toys like puzzle, blocks and constructions toys in their backpack. For girls, Barbies and Polly Pockets are the best options for toys. If they get bored with their toys, fill their time with drawing using combinations of blank paper, stickers and crayons. Finally, pack their favorite books for a quiet time reading for their remaining air travel journey. Normally, movie that played in the plane for older age group and children will be bored. Therefore, it is a great idea to pack DVD player, headphones, favorite DVDs, iPods and make sure enough batteries. As long as there are enough batteries, your children will keep occupy and you can have an enjoying plus peaceful air travel.
Proper preparation for an air travel with children will save your time and money. With this travel guides, you can find peace and more relax journey with your family.