Discover 7 tips, to make your trip with children a fun experienceHotel Andes Plaza 15/10/2021
We all look forward to a break from activities so we can enjoy the vacation of your dreams as a family, and October is the ideal time. Thinking about vacations makes us visualize resting or planning fun excursions with children to enjoy all those parks and attractions that are in the city. If you want to achieve this, you must be very careful in planning and even more so if the trip is with young children. Traveling with minors is undoubtedly a challenge and in this blog we will give you 7 tips to make this adventure more fun than you expect.
1. Prepare round-trip tickets and travel itinerary in advance.
It is important that you define from the beginning and with enough time in advance the round trip tickets for your trip, taking into account that the possibility exists that the closer the date is, the more expensive you will find them. In addition to the above, defining your tickets in advance will help to plan itineraries since the planning of all the activities is the most appropriate and thus they can enjoy in the best way.
2. Organize your budget!
It is always necessary to plan the budget to go organized to the chosen destination, especially when you travel in the company of the smallest of the house. Children can spend too much, that is why you must plan expenses and carry a little more than budgeted, the choice of the place of accommodation is also very important, choose an appropriate, family hotel, if possible with food plans according to them and your budget. By properly budgeting for your dream vacation, you can avoid overspending.
3. Adequate and comfortable clothing
planned to perform, keep in mind that children tend to wear slightly more clothing. To choose the garments to pack, you must take into account the climate of the destination you choose, for example, if your trip is to Cartagena you can opt for shorts, baggy shirts and sandals, while if your destination is Bogotá, you should choose clothes That they warm a little more, such as scarves, blazer, jackets, among others. Your comfort and that of your children in the chosen destination will depend on this choice, so you must be very careful when packing.
4. Thermos for water or drinks.
Keeping our children hydrated will always be important, that is why you should always carry thermos with water or drinks, to avoid setbacks and thus be able to enjoy as you have dreamed of it. This point should be taken into account regardless of the destination you choose, because as children tend to do more physical activity, they will need liquid to continue active.
5. Identification card, health card and emergency medications
As parents you should always be forewarned, so for your vacation trip in the company of your little ones you should never forget the essential documents such as identification and health card. As a popular phrase goes, “it is better to be safe than sorry”, in your luggage you should always carry medicines and items that you can use to alleviate the health of your little companions if necessary. Remember to pack, repellants, sunscreen, and in case of allergies or prescription drugs bring a copy of the authorization from your doctor or pediatrician.
6. Basic biosafety kit, (mask, alcohol, wet wipes)
Nowadays, this kit has become very necessary and mandatory at all times, in addition to helping to keep your children and all those who travel with you protected and healthy. Remember to pack enough masks, alcohol or antibacterial gel and wet wipes, so that they can disinfect their hands correctly whenever necessary.
7. Documents required by minors' policies
So that everything goes in the best way and you can enjoy in the company of the smallest of the house, you must first find out in the transport company and place where you are going to stay, which are the documents required for the entry of the minors . Remember that the hotel sector is committed to the care and protection of children and adolescents, therefore, the vast majority of establishments are covered by the national legislation against the commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents - ESCNNA, which is why which documents are of great importance to enjoy smoothly. Keep in mind that the documents you will need are: Civil registry or identity card, in case it is your child; If you are not their father or mother, you must present the authorization document in writing and authenticated by at least one of the minor's parents.
Other tips to keep in mind:
You can choose to purchase travel insurance, although this is not mandatory, if necessary, since children are more likely to suffer from an unwanted situation. Check the coverage of the policies as some provide depend on the age of each child. Likewise, you must bear in mind that children need to play or be distracted, so it will be necessary for you to choose with them light toys that allow them to play and have fun during waits or long journeys.
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