Planning An Exotic Family Vacation: Essential Tips You Won’t Want To Ignore

Planning An Exotic Family Vacation: Essential Tips You Won’t Want To Ignore

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Most adults enjoy taking their children away for vacations in their home countries and to neighboring states. However, sometimes you might want to think outside of the box and treat your loved ones to something a little more exotic. Of course, preparing for something like that can differ from getting ready for a camping trip in the local woods. So, this article will offer some tips and ensure you leave no stone unturned when it comes to making all the arrangements. Use this post as a checklist for your holiday!

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Choosing the right destination

Firstly, you’ll need to know where your family plans to travel. With that in mind, it’s sensible to click over to Google and take a look at the world map. Either that or you can search for “best exotic vacation ideas” online and check out some of the blog posts you encounter. Experts from ChristopherColumbusCondos.com say the Grand Cayman Islands have become a top choice for singles and families during the last few years. Maybe you’d like to consider somewhere like that where your kids can hold turtles and you can go for a horseback swim?

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Finding the cheapest flights

There are lots of price comparison websites online at the moment that will help you to find the cheapest flight prices available according to HuffingtonPost.com. Be sure to use them instead of booking your air travel through an agent or something similar. Just enter your destination and the dates you want to fly. The sites will then work their magic and highlight the best places to make your booking for the best discount.

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Getting your shots

Depending on where you plan to travel in the world, there is a chance that your kids might require some vaccination shots. That is often essential if you go to places like South America or Africa. You just have to call your doctor when you know the destination, and they will tell you if you require some injections or not. The medical professionals will book an appointment and ensure you get the jabs before you fly.

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Getting travel insurance

There is no getting away from the fact that you will require extensive travel insurance for the entire family if you plan to visit an exotic destination. That is especially the case if you’re already ill or pregnant. The issue with island retreats and similar places is that the nearest hospital can be hundreds of miles away. So, any emergencies often require helicopter travel, and that can become expensive. Suitable insurance packages will mean you never have to face the financial burden if something goes wrong. Just be sure to read the small print!

With that advice, you should find it much easier to plan and enjoy an exotic break with your loved ones. Now you just have to spend some time working out where you plan to travel. Involve your kids in the decision-making process as they will help them to become excited about the vacation and ensure they enjoy their holiday to the fullest. There are lots of guides online you can use to discover beautiful places you’ve overlooked in the past. So, what’s holding you back?

What exotic vacations have you taken? What locations would you recommend to go with kids? Or as a couple for a weekend getaway?

*This is a collaborative post.*

To travel is to live! So keep on living it up,

 

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10 thoughts on “Planning An Exotic Family Vacation: Essential Tips You Won’t Want To Ignore

  1. The only exotic family we’ve taken as a family was a cruise to the Eastern Caribbean. We made stops at Grand Turk or Turk & Caicos; San Juan, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas of the US Virgin Islands, and Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas! There were lots of kids on the ship, and many various activities to entertain them.

  2. These are all great practical advice that we should take, regardless of travelling alone, with a partner or family. We have Greece planned for next year with my little boy, nothing exotic, but nonethelss, a holiday away from the hustle bustle of city life.

  3. You offer fabulous advice ! I appreciate it because I am just starting to feel lan our first exotic vacation and you’ve given me a lot to think about.

  4. These are all such great tips! Especially travel insurance, it’s a good way to go.

  5. Great tips! I want to take a ceuise at some point!

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