Vacation Tips

Take along our good advice and ideas on your next trip. Try these vacation tips to help you plan your next trip, get the best deals, travel lighter, and keep the kids having fun.

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How to Save for Vacation as a Parent
While family vacations can be costly, there are ways to enjoy them without compromising your budget—plus, vacation planning can be an important lesson in financial literacy for kids.
Are All-Inclusive Resorts Really Worth the Money When You're Traveling With Kids?
It's easy to think of the all-inclusive resorts as being the purview of hard-drinking spring breakers. But when vacationing with kids, all-inclusive can actually save you big—money and mental health.
Disney's Blizzard Beach Has Reopened—Here's What to Know Before You Take Kids During COVID
With spring break upon us, many families are thinking about visiting Blizzard Beach water park during their Walt Disney World vacation. From new face mask rules to safety tips, here's what it's like during the pandemic.
Canceled for Coronavirus: The Scoop on Refunds, Rebooking, and More
From tips on getting through to customer service to when to cancel upcoming flights, experts explain how to navigate refunds or rebookings on flights, cruises, hotels, theme parks, resorts, events, and more amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
We Tried Every Experience at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and These Are the Best Ones
From building lightsabers to taking a ride on Rise of the Resistance, these are the best Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge experiences for kids and adults, plus tricks to make the most of your family's visit to a galaxy far, far away.
7 Genius Family Travel Hacks to Try on Your Next Trip
Parennial Travel founder Erica Jackson Curran shares road-tested tips for traveling with kids.

More Vacation Tips

How To Spend a Family Fun Weekend in Houston
A year after Hurricane Harvey, Houston is back on track and ready to say “Howdy” to families.
The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Last-Minute Trip to Walt Disney World
It’s okay if you’re not a planner. Experts sort out where to take shortcuts and which vacation to-dos must be taken care of ahead of time. 

Your Guide to Planning a Family Vacation with Friends

A study from HomeAway and FamilyFun found that more families want to vacation with friends! Here’s how to plan an awesome group trip.