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Here you’ll find a collection of travel links where Taking the Kids is featured on.  Eileen also collects useful travel site links for family vacation planning.

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“The more, the merrier,” they say. But don’t expect traveling with kids to be as carefree and spontaneous as globe-trotting with your BFFs. Seeing the world with your little tots require lots of planning and a thorough understanding of travel safety best practices.

But don’t fret.

This guide from BabyLic has got your back. Know exactly how to prepare for the trip – from researching destinations using trusted online sources, updating vaccines, booking rooms the smart way, to preparing the entire family for when someone gets lost.

And with sections for flying, cruising, and road tripping, you’ll walk away better prepared to make a fun-filled and safer journey however you want to get to your destination.



If you’re planning a trip abroad – check out the visa requirements of the country you are visiting at iVisa.com which has created a directory of visa requirements for all countries and nationalities (IE the visa requirement for Canadians traveling to Albania).

If you need a passport or visa in a hurry, or just don’t want to deal with the hassle of going to a passport office, visit: TravelVisaPro

Visiting the UK or Europe? HolidayParkSpecials.co.uk offers specialized accommodations in holiday parks, campsites and holiday resorts across Europe. In the most beautiful corners of Holland, Germany, Belgium, Spain, France, Italy and Austria, HolidayParkSpecials offer a variety of holiday cottages for the perfect family break. (sponsored)

Cerebralpalsygroup.com provides free educational information and support to those who have been affected by cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities. Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial options and emotional support for those affected by cerebral palsy.

Ciao Bambino is a travel blog and worldwide guide to the best family-friendly hotels and resorts.:

The Centers for Disease Control has the latest information on necessary vaccinations and potential health risks, like Avian Flu

The U.S. Department of State website posts Consular Information for every country of the world with information on everything from health conditions to entry requirements, warnings, and the location of the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

The Statue of Liberty — http://www.us-immigration.com/statue-of-liberty/

The Child Aviation Restraint System (CARES) is designed specifically for use on planes and approved by the FAA for use by children 22-44 pounds. CARES is small-it fits into a 6″ pouch-and attaches directly to an airplane seat, thus allowing a child to be restrained by a shoulder harness.

http://www.faa.gov  – for why the FAA strongly urges parents to use safety seats on planes

http://www.tsa.gov  – the Transportation Security Administration website to see the latest rules on what is and is not permissible through security

http://www.usa.safekids.org  – the website for the National Safe Kids Campaign, with tips on everything from installing your car seat correctly to keeping your kids safe around water

http://www.luggageconcierge.com – http://www.luggageforward.com – are among the companies now offering to ship your luggage and sports gear when you travel.

How much to park at an airport? http://www.howmuchisit.org/airport-parking-costs/

http://www.insuremytrip.com  and http://www.quotewright.com – to compare and purchase travel insurance plans, some of which insure kids free including http://www.travelguard.com  – http://www.travelex-insurance.com  – http://www.travelsafe.com

http://www.waytofly.com/articles.php?tip=traveltips.families  — useful tips for flying with young children

http://www.jetsetbabies.com  and http://www.babiestravellite.com  are sites that let you purchase all kinds of baby gear and have it delivered to where you’re staying on your travels. Sure beats schlepping those heavy diaper bags!

http://www.nps.gov  to link to the National Park you hope to visit

AAA’s http://www.fuelcostcalculator.com  to see exactly what you’ll spend on your upcoming road trip and if you’d be better off renting a more fuel-efficient vehicle for the trip. http://www.travelpost.com  promises to help travelers find the cheapest gas as well as hotels offering special deals to those arriving by car

http://www.citypass.com  and to purchase discount coupons for major city attractions around the country

http://www.harvardsquare.com  is a good source of information when touring colleges or sighseeing in Boston, as is http://www.bostonusa.com

http://www.cruising.org  – the website of the Cruise Lines International Association where you can search for a cruise, find a deal and a travel agent in your area who is a cruise specialist. http://www.cruisemates.com  is an excellent webzine about cruising, with a special section on family cruises.

Disabled Sports USA http://www.dsusa.org  to find out more about wilderness and snow-sports programs around the country that cater to those with disabilities.

websites for adventure companies that I have traveled with and that especially cater to families include the consortium of companies http://www.trustedadventures.com,  http://www.familyadventures.com  and http://www.oars.com  The Sierra Club (http://www.outings.sierraclub.org ) the Appalachian Mountain CLub (http://www.outdoors.org ) Thomson Family Adventures (http://www.familyadventures.com )

www.familyskier.com A one-stop guide to family ski fun. Vacations, lessons, resort reviews, family travel tips.

http://www.mydriveholiday.com/usa  USA RV Rental-Features Motorhome, RV, Campervan Rentals and Hire in the USA

http://www.FrugalMonkey.com/  FrugalMonkey helps you find cheap travel deals and free country travel guides.

Family Vacation Destinations – Family camping with Yogi Bear & Friends at Jellystone Park campgrounds and cabin rentals.

Hawaii Family Vacations — provides information about Big Island activities, beaches, car rentals,  hotels, restaurants, vacation homes, rentals & resorts for family Hawaii vacations.

Select Registry is a good resource for finding Bed and Breakfast lodging.

Travel Sites for Kids

Here are some kids educational travel websites recommended by National Geographic Society Director of Education Outreach Nancee Hunter:

First, of course, is National Geographic Kids: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

Go Zone (http://www.nps.gov/learn/gozone.htm) is a National Park Service website with links to further information on activities and programs for children in all National Parks. Also offers resources for teachers, including curriculum and field trip planners.

At The World Heritage Pointer (http://www.muenkermedia.com/whp/), children follow Sonya the dog around the globe and read stories steeped in geography, play puzzles, games, contests and activities.

The Texas Travel Industry Association (http://www.ttia.org) offers Texas Education Vacation (http://www.texaseducationvacation.com), offering guides for families, teachers, and kids including information, deals, and games.

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