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5 Ways to Get Seats Together on Your…

by Keryn Means

Did you know it's not mandatory for airlines to seat families together? Organizations such as…

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6 Best U.S. Airlines for Families

by Keryn Means

Not all airlines are equal when it comes to services for families. While one might…

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9 Free Things You Can Do with Kids…

by Keryn Means

Was your family's flight delayed? Do you have a long layover? No matter what the…

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Passports for Kids

by Keryn Means

Getting your child his or her first passport is a detailed task. At one time,…

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What Should I Do If My Child Cries…

by Keryn Means

The cry of a child on an airplane has become one of the most polarizing…

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7 Kids Fly Free Airlines

by Keryn Means

Most major airlines allow children under the age of 2 to fly free as lap…

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8 Things You Should Never Put in Your Checked Bag

by Keryn Means

As I wandered the racks of Unclaimed Baggage, a shopping wonderland where lost luggage goes to find new homes just outside of Huntsville, Alabama, I…

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9 Kid-Approved Snacks to Bring on the Plane

by Terry Ward

Snacks. You’ve got to love them—especially when you’re traveling with cranky kids and hours of flight time looming in front of you. Carefully calculating when…

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10 Last-Minute Items to Pack Before Your Next Family Vacation

by Terry Ward

Any parent who was a traveler first can probably remember those easy, breezy days of packing just for yourself before a trip. Fast-forward to having kids,…

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8 Teen-Approved Carry-On Bags

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Once you’ve taught your child to pack his or her own bags, the next step is to make sure they actually lug it all on…

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15 Must-Haves for Your Kids’ Carry-on Bags

by Tamara Gruber

Flying with kids is intimidating. Will they cry? Will they sit? What if you’re delayed? What if you’re seated separately? There are so many variables…

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9 Things You Should Always Do on the Plane

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Anyone who regularly travels with children knows the experience can be filled with drama, stress and frustration. That’s why we’ve gathered some great advice on…

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5 Easy Ways to Get into the Airport Lounge

by Terry Ward

You don’t have to be a million-miler with status on every airline to gain access to those bastions of airport tranquility. Remind the kids to…

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The Airport Perk Your Family Probably Isn’t Using—But Should Be

by Terry Ward

Let’s face it: For families traveling with young kids, the days of breezing through the airport with only a carry-on bag are dead and gone.…

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7 Things You Should Never Let Your Child Do on the Plane

by Cynthia J. Drake

Airplane travel with children is often stressful for the whole family. You’re taking your kid out of his or her normal routine, possibly combating tiredness…

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9 Carry-On Packing Mistakes You Should Never Make

by Cortney Fries

Regardless of your packing prowess, in the rush to prepare for a family vacation, mistakes can easily be made. But if you plan ahead, stay…

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The One Travel Hack That Could Save You Hundreds

by Judy Koutsky

With the recent news that many airlines are increasing their checked baggage fee (from $25 a bag to $30), a family of four will now…

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How to Survive a Flight Delay with Kids

by Cynthia J. Drake

How do you deal with a flight delay (or worse – a cancellation) and not lose your cool while traveling with kids? We asked a…

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What to Pack for the Kids In a Carry-On Bag

by Lissa Poirot

Overwhelmed with packing? Let us help you help your kids pack, with suggested packing lists for every age group and more.

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10 Ways to Find Cheap Flights

by Caroline Costello

Typical fliers wince at today’s sky-high airfares — but traveling parents, who must mentally multiply plane ticket prices by the number of kids in their…

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Baggage Fees Per U.S. Carrier: Buyer Beware!

by Lissa Poirot

Going on a family vacation soon? Be prepared for fees prior to arriving at the gate with this list of charges by major U.S. carriers.…

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Air Travel 101: Kids on a Plane

by Lisa Milbrand

Kids are almost as unwelcome as snakes on a plane; no one wants to sit anywhere near them (and that might even include you, too).…

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12 Tips for Managing Jet Lag with Kids

by Lisa Milbrand

For adults, jet lag sucks. But what’s worse is helping kids get into the groove of a new time zone. With our own tips and…

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How to Prevent and Survive Lost Luggage

by Kimberly Liu

Ensure the family’s luggage will get to your vacation destination — and back — with these tips.

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What Are the Regulations & Rules for Kids Flying Alone?

by Lissa Poirot

Sometimes, allowing kids to fly alone is inevitable. Know your preferred airline’s rules and regulations for unaccompanied minors.

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10 Ways to Save on Baggage Fees

by Caroline Costello

Airline baggage fees can significantly beef up the cost of a vacation for families traveling with a lot of luggage. For example, a quick search…

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Best US Kid-Friendly Airports for Infants, Toddlers and Teens

by Lissa Poirot

These kid-friendly airports offer special play areas for kids, unique exhibits, family restrooms, kid-friendly shopping, and more.

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The Ultimate Carry-On Bag for Moms

by Courtney Elko

See our list of recommendations for the best carry-on bags for moms, with plenty of room for all of the kids’ necessities and yours, too.

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Frequent Flyer Tips for Families

by Andrea M. Rotondo

One of the top concerns for families who love to travel is how to minimize costs. When once upon a time it was just the…

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Surviving the Airport with Kids

by Carrie Calzaretta

Your guide for all things flying with kids — from parking your car at the airport to boarding the plane with ease.

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10 Ways to Amuse Kids at the Airport

by Lissa Poirot

Airport delays are all too common and can quickly bring on temper tantrums and arguments when traveling with children. Whether your flight is delayed by…

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