It may be easy to book a hotel room, but it’s rarely the most economical. Consider how most families spend a third to half of the cost of their trip on accommodation alone; lodging is one area that you could save big. Check out these budget travel tips to save big time on lodging. Photo by: […]
General tips for how to travel with kids, affording travel, and managing the logistics around family travel.
Many people think in order to fuel a travel addiction it must mean you’ve got loads of disposable income. But that’s not really true. Our travel team definitely has the travelbug, but many of them are also really smart about finding deals and making those fun dollars stretch. Here are some of our secrets to […]
Did you know that there are lots of ways to get cheap travel tickets to attractions and to find ways to have loads of fun for free? Time spent researching and planning ahead really pays off so that you’re never paying full price. With a family of four, the savings can really add up. Lead […]
Traveling can be expensive. We share our best tips for saving money on food while on vacation with your family; easy meals that don’t break the bank.
Trying to stay on a budget this year? These staycation ideas will have your family enjoying all the fun perks of a fabulous getaway, without going far.
Are tide pools safe? Tide pools are nature’s therapy and teaching tools, but there are definitely some things to know before you go explore.
During the summer months, we do a lot of hiking and camping in a part of the country where mosquitos can be a real problem. Mosquito bites are annoying, but we’ve learned they can be a health hazard as well. Kids with itchy bites scratch them (heck, so do adults), leading to open cuts…not ideal […]
Recently, while traveling to Florida with my son on American Airlines, I opted to fly with carry on to avoid paying the $25 baggage fee on each leg of our trip. Since I’m not the best packer, it was necessary for me to pack two 20” suitcases for our three night trip. That morning […]
When we moved to the San Francisco Bay Area and into the home that we’ve lived in for 8 years, I determined that for Christmas we would get a tree that reach to the top of our 22 ft high ceiling. We found a huge and perfect tree at Four Winds Ranch. The tree was […]