Have you thought about your next family vacation? It can be tough choosing a country, a tour, a hotel that works for everyone, which is where we can help you out! We’ve compiled a list of incredible family holiday hotspots packed with just enough adventure, relaxation, and excitement to keep all ages entertained—including you, parents.

This article will share practical info on countries worldwide, amazing family tours (and why they’re excellent options), and we’ll answer frequently asked questions at the very end. When it comes to practical guides unveiling detailed information on family-tailored vacations embedded in countries around the world, this one comes packed with the necessary info to elevate your trip planning experience.

Are you ready to sift through an array of ideal family travel destinations? Let’s get started!

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Best Family Holiday Destinations In Africa

Introducing the land that boasts of deep orange sunsets, an array of quintessential acacia trees, colourful and lively culture, and, of course, giraffes, lions, zebras, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and the African buffalo. If you want a family holiday that evokes a simultaneous joy and excitement within everyone, Africa is your go-to spot. And you can have fun pretending that everyone male lion is Mufasa or Simba from The Lion King. (Fun fact: the Swahili word simba translates to lion.)

The continent of Africa packs a punch when it comes to diverse landscapes. Head to the north, and sand dunes and pyramids will envelop you. Whereas the east explodes with fantastic safari and hiking opportunities, they have the Maasai Mara and Serengeti National Park, to name two stunning wonders.

The south blends ocean fun and scenery with more amazing safari opportunities (Kruger National Park). Travel to the west and encounter a medley of African decor: deserts, coastlines, rainforests, and exotic wildlife tucked amid the oasis of natural masterpieces.

To top it off, the African continent sings of some of the most hospitable, kind, and respectful people on the planet, giving your family a chance to feel like you’ve spiralled into a home away from home. Be sure to show similar respect, kindness, and love in return. You can start by looking into appropriate clothes to wear—pack some lightweight, breathable pants to keep the heat at bay and the respect for locals high!

Family vacations in Tanzania

Tanzania: the country where you and your children can encounter the magical, enchanting world of African wildlife. Spend days embarking on safari adventures, but not only will you witness the famed animals meandering their natural habitat, but you’ll also get to revel in some of the most breathtaking sunrises and sunsets on Earth. This gives you a chance to enjoy some quiet moments with your partner before the adventures begin!

Most Tanzanian safaris will have you staying in luxurious camping (think: glamping) situations. You can always find more rustic options, too!

If you want a beach holiday, Zanzibar, located just off of Dar es Salaam, is for you. Splash around in the crystal-clear waters flanking the bleach-white shorelines. Your kids will love visiting the 100-year-old giant turtles on Changuu Island, just a boat ride away!

Family vacations in Kenya

Similar to Tanzania, Kenya offers a rich safari experience! Most visitors flock to the Maasai Mara, and for good reason. Expect to see lions, cheetahs, zebras, elephants, and hippos here. If you’re up for a little more adventure and have older children, another cool spot is to go to Hell’s Gate National Park. You can bike or walk alongside giraffes, warthogs, zebras without a guide. It’s definitely advised to hop off your bikes and walk through the gorge in this park! You’ll need a guide for this part, but it’s not too expensive.

Kenya boasts of an array of wildlife-viewing experiences, but its coastline, lined by palm trees, will also keep everyone happy.

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Africa
Best Family Holiday Destinations in Africa

Family vacations in Morocco

Revel in the miscellany of views and terrain embroidering Morocco, which range from miles of desert, mountainscapes, and ancient towns. Amid the vast scenery, you and your family will have a chance to enjoy the vibrant culture dotting the mountains, medinas, or desert land. Most visitors enjoy checking out the Berber villages sprinkled throughout the Atlas Mountains. Gain insight into the history and tradition blanketing these settlements!

Family vacations in Ghana

Often dubbed as “Africa for beginners,” Ghana stitches together the West’s best—and the continent—into one friendly, golden nation. This friendly country welcomes its guests with open arms and invites them to enjoy the natural gems layered across its land. Apart from its landscape, which will undoubtedly entertain your kids, thanks to wildlife in Mole National Park and the salty coastline, you’ll get the chance to open up the conversation of slavery with your kids via an insightful visit to the Cape Coast Castle.

Family vacations in South Africa

South Africa is arguably one of the continent’s most visited countries, thanks to its booming safari industry. You and your family will have the chance to handpick your ideal parks to see, from the famous Kruger National Park, Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park, Addo Elephant Park, etc. If you’re looking for one spot to set up for your family holiday, consider Cape Town. It may be a popular city, but your family will find endless entertainment in and around here: Table Mountain, V&A Waterfront, boat trips, Boulders Beach penguin colony (near Cape Town), Cango Caves, to name a few.

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Africa
Best Family Holiday Destinations in Africa

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Europe

Your kids have likely seen the Eiffel Tower in Paris, London Eye in London, and the Colosseum in Rome on TV or in movies, making it all the more fun to visit these iconic cities. In general, stories of the past cloak most European countries. The tales of history are embedded in statues, buildings, and landmarks. Your kids will not only get to see cool attractions, but they’ll possibly learn a thing or two, too.

But the architectural wonders towering across Europe aren’t the only places you should consider visiting during your family vacation. The backyards spanning France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Croatia, and more, have morphed into outdoor playgrounds for avid hikers, skiers, climbers, mountain bikers, and an array of other adventurous activities. If you’re a family who loves a combination of outdoor expeditions and famed attractions engraved with history, you’ll love Europe. Oh, and the smorgasbord of food will please everyone’s palates—even the pickiest of eaters.

Family vacations in France

Yeah, yeah, we all know that France has the Eiffel Tower, excellent wine, delicious cheese, the best crepes in the world, and that you can’t walk some cobblestone streets without catching whiffs of fresh baguettes, but what about the outdoor adventure? This popular tourist destination has mountainscapes staggered across its backyard: the French Pyrenees, Vanoise National Park, Mercantour National Park.

If you love the mountains and France’s overall vibes and culture, do yourself (and your family) a favour and head to Chamonix, a quaint town tucked into the Alps. This is one of the best family travel destinations for skiing as well!

Family vacations in Croatia

What’s not to love about Croatia? The transparent waters kissing the pristine beaches and the shimmering, enchanting pools tucked into Krka National Park, Plitvice Lakes National Park, and Risnjak National Park (a true oasis for outdoorsy families) equates to a relaxing, memorable, and scenic family holiday.

This fun, thrilling European nation also has excellent kayaking, snorkelling, and sailing opportunities. To top it off, Croatia embodies the classic gems that make countries in Europe so fascinating: narrow cobblestone streets, stunning architecture, and delicious food!

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Europe
Best Family Holiday Destinations in Europe

Family vacations in Italy

What’s not to love about Italy? This boot-shaped country boasts of some of the world’s most varied scenery: crumbling Roman ruins, the Alps, a sparkling coastline, rolling green hills covered in vineyards. And if you can’t convince your little ones that Italy will be a fantastic spot for a family holiday, just tell them that they’ll get to eat some of the best pizza and best gelato in the world here!

Family vacations in Ireland

Expect an explosion of variety when you visit Ireland, and activities that will keep everyone happy and excited—ruins, windswept coastlines bordered by significant natural masterpieces (the Cliffs of Moher), castles, museums, and gardens. And packed into these diverse landscapes and attractions sits several activities: kayaking, hiking, and historical stories.

Family vacations in Scotland

Flanked with history, castles, otherworldly scenery, this country is perfect for families with creative mindsets, storybook lovers, and anyone who wants to feel like they’ve fallen into some mystical far away land decorated with cool remnants of the past. Some families may want to tap into their adventurous side and camp near Loch Ness, hike the West Highland Way, or explore Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.

Family vacations in England

At the forefront, you’ll see the double-decker buses flying along the streets, the London Eye soaring high above, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace in London, but behind the pubs and renowned attractions lining London’s street, you’ll find more pubs. Kidding (but not really). You’ll find breathtaking, dramatic natural gems ready to be explored and marvelled at: Hadrian’s Wall, the Lake District, and Jurassic Coast World.

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Europe
Best Family Holiday Destinations in Europe

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Asia

Let’s face it: Asia is enormous and offers some of the best scenery in the world, from golden beaches brushed by the salty sealine in Southeast Asia to the soaring Himalayas in Nepal, India, Bhutan, Tibet, Pakistan to the technological advances cloaking Japan and China.

But it’s not just the scenery and fascinating culture that attracts families to Asia. It’s also the exotic animals: the Bengal tiger, pandas, Asian elephant, Indian Rhinoceros, Malayan Tapir, Japanese Macaque, Bactrian camel, etc.

Family vacations in Nepal

Let your family immerse into a culture so different from Europe and North America when you come to Nepal. The scenery may feel like you’ve been swallowed into another world, but the friendly locals and welcoming vibes will have you feeling like you’ve found a home in an alternative universe. From Kathmandu, the ever-so intoxicating capital of Nepal, you’ll find an assortment of activities. Families with older children who love to hike may want to add the Bosan Danda hike to their to-dos list! However, most families opt to go on safaris in Chitwan National Park. You’ll likely spot wild boards, sloth bears, and rhinos here. And lucky families may witness a Bengal tiger roaming the land.

Family vacations in China

Take your family to bustling cities or picturesque countryside villages! Most families flock to Beijing, which has The Great Wall, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven. You can even toboggan off of The Great Wall! Kids will love learning about the history of China when they visit these fascinating attractions. Families also visit Shanghai, Xian, Hong Kong, Guilin (hello, natural beauty), and Chengdu, where you can see Giant Pandas!

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Asia
Best Family Holiday Destinations in Asia

Family vacations in Japan

If you’re looking for a beach holiday, don’t go to Japan, but if you want a family holiday that packs a punch when it comes to a unique, unforgettable experience with your kids, start planning a trip here. You can meet robots, attend a tea ceremony, create fake food, and experience technological wonders that differ from every other country. But don’t let the forefront spectacle fool you; Japan also has a staggering backyard, full of adventure, especially for skiers and snowboarders!

Family vacations in Vietnam

Expect a rollercoaster of views, neverending activities, and insight into the lively culture blanketing this stunning, must-visit nation. Discover the mountains and terraced fields in Sapa, fall into the unbeatable tropical, white sandy beach paradise in Phu Quoc, admire the karst islands jetting out of the salty waters in Halong Bay (look into staying on Cát Bà Island if you go here), admire the mystical scenery surrounding Ninh Binh, which looks like the on-land version of Ha Long Bay. You and your family will find plenty of activities all over Vietnam, from walking tours with locals, cycling adventures, boat rides, and so much more! The best part? Vietnam is a great option when it comes to affordable family adventure vacations.

Family vacations in India

With a rich culture, delicious food, luxurious safaris, endless hiking opportunities, historical monuments (Taj Mahal, anyone?), India fails to evoke groans of boredom. Plus, the surplus of places to visit makes it easy to choose a location that suits you and your family. Enjoy a relaxing family holiday along the backwaters in the state of Kerala. Marvel at the pink-tinted architecture spanning the famed city of Jaipur. Admire the serene natural beauty surrounding Shillong. When snow blankets the land, head to Gulmarg for skiing and snowboarding in the Himalayas. Want animals? Go to Ranthambore National Park and watch tigers roam their natural habitat.

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Asia
Best Family Holiday Destinations in Asia

Best Family Holiday Destinations in North America

Big city lights, island breezes, mountain escapes, and woodland meanders, North America is a popular family holiday getaway. Within this massive continent, you’ve got: Canada—the land cloaked with lakes, forests, mountains; America—everything is bigger here, from the food to the soaring concrete jungles to the adventure outlets.

Family vacations in Canada

Introducing the country with one of the greatest outdoor adventure playgrounds on Earth: Canada. The staggering scenery and terrain spanning the True North comprise of bright blue lakes cradled by an amphitheatre of peaks; rugged coastlines lining the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east; the Arctic meadows blanketing the north. And, of course, the Rockies (need we say more?). Within Canada’s wild backyard, families will find an abundance of camping, hiking, cycling, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, kayaking, and canoeing opportunities. Head to Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Waterton National Park, Kootenay National Park, the Yukon, Vancouver Island (or Salt Spring Island), or the Okanagan Valley for unforgettable outdoor adventures. Families seeking a more city-centric vacation will enjoy Toronto and Vancouver!

Best Family Holiday Destinations in North America
Best Family Holiday Destinations in North America

Family vacations in the US

We’ve all seen flashes of New York City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago in the movies, but America is more than big city lights. Like Canada, it boasts of some intoxicating natural scenery, tailor-made for outdoor enthusiasts. Your kids will fall in love with Grand Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Glacier National Park, Zion National Park (and the five other national parks in Utah). The unique scenery coating these parks will force your kids to ignore any pains of tiredness from exploring! If you want to stay put in one state, Oregon offers a stunning coastline and great outdoor adventure opportunities (check out Bend)! Or you can always go to Hawaii for a memorable hot, breezy island experience, where you can laze around at the beach or go on tropical escapades!

Best Family Holiday Destinations in North America
Best Family Holiday Destinations in North America

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Latin America

When it comes to vacations with kids, Latin America has it all. You can chill out, lay back and dip your toes in the water, sip on a cold beverage while your kids splash in the water. Or go on crazy cool hiking adventures and outdoor explorations. Not interested in a beach vacation? Go to the Andes! You can access these world-class mountains from Argentina, Chile, Peru, Bolivia (to name a few). Go camping, hiking, biking here! Latin America explodes with family fun, but it’s definitely hard to choose where to go. Perhaps one of the countries below will suit your family holiday dreams:

Family vacations in Mexico

Grab your towel, bathing suit, and passport and head to Mexico for a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Mexico is a hub for family-friendly resorts, which can be a great option since they usually have buffets (great for picky eaters), entertainment tailored for children, beachfront locations, and a pool! But there’s so much more to this great country than resorts. You can visit Mayan ruins, archeological sites, cenotes, go snorkelling, go ziplining, and more!

Family vacations in Peru

Peru has it all: Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, the Andes, and a stunning coastline. But just because you mostly see images of backpackers in their 20s snapping photos at Machu Picchu doesn’t mean it’s not for all ages. While you can find kid-friendly options for getting to Machu Picchu, Huaraz’s region also offers phenomenal hiking opportunities. If you go here, try the Rock Forest of Hatun Machay Hike with your young ones!

Family vacations in Bolivia

Bolivia brims with an array of attractions, but keep in mind that this country caters to adventure-lovers. Explore the famed salt flats (Salar de Uyuni) and the Amazon Rainforest. Or head to Lake Titicaca—the largest lake in South America—and admire the ruins and traditional Inca villages fringing the shoreline. One thing to avoid with kids? Biking North Yungas Road (aka Death Road).

Family vacations in Belize

If you’re water lovers, go to Belize for remarkable snorkelling and diving opportunities. The crystal clear Caribbean hosts a rainbow of fish. And once you put on your mask, you will feel like you’ve transported to a magical underwater world. You can also go cave tubing, ziplining, kayaking, canoeing, or hiking. Head to Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve whenever you want a break from the beach! Here, you’ll find caves, Mayan ruins, and waterfalls.

Family vacations in Argentina

Make the most of your family holiday in supernatural Patagonia. Take your kids to the 275 falls roaring across 3 kilometres—you can even take a boat ride under these magnificent waterfalls. But the activities don’t end there! Go on an Iguazu Falls Eco Train, enjoy a hike along the Green Jungle Trail, or head to Lake Argentino and admire the snow-capped peaks lining the backdrop. Let’s face it: Argentina is just one bundle of adventure, where you can find activities to suit all ages.

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Australia/Oceania

Planning a trip to Australia/Oceania? Here’s our big tip: remember that their winters are our summers and vice versa. Okay, now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s talk about what makes this fascinating continent so great:

  • unique wildlife (kangaroos, koala bears)
  • top-notch snorkelling opportunities (Great Barrier Reef)
  • dreamland ski slopes (check South Island, New Zealand)
  • fantastic beaches (especially in Fiji)

Expect to find an abundance of national parks cloaked with supernatural views: Fiordland National Park, Blue Mountains National Park, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, Bouma National Heritage Park, etc. Whether you want wildlife, breathtaking views, beaches, unique city experiences (Sydney Opera House), Australia/Oceania has you covered.

Family vacations in Australia

Australia adds a unique twist to the western lifestyle, thanks to its laid back beachy vibes, the kangaroos (which locals hate), koalas, platypus’, wombats, and echidnas dotting the landscape, and the vast desert land, sprinkled with ghost towns, that takes up the middle of the country. Families flocking to Australia will love the beaches, the excellent camping at Byron Bay, and the fun city experiences in Sydney and Melbourne.

If you want to view something totally different, head to Nambung National Park and view The Pinnacles—limestone jetting out of sand! If you want more greenery, go to one of Earth’s oldest rainforests: Daintree Rainforest. And, of course, there’s snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef! It’s safe to say that Australia has many family-friendly vacation options.

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Australia/Oceania
Best Family Holiday Destinations in Australia/Oceania

Family vacations in New Zealand

Go skiing, hiking, and visit Hobbiton in this stunning country. If you really want to explore the best of New Zealand, consider renting an RV and travelling around with your family. This country has worth-viewing scenery and must-do activities all over, so get in that RV and explore the best of what New Zealand has to offer.

Check out Hot Water Beach on the Coromandel Peninsula, where you can build your own hot tub in the sand. Visit Earth’s hidden continent: Zealandia. Have some family-friendly fun at the Adrenalin Forest. Go on a dolphin cruise in the Bay of Islands. Enjoy Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools. Or go to some of the national parks, such as Fiordland or Aoraki Mount Cook.

Family vacations in Fiji

Fringed with palm trees, brushed with golden beaches, and blessed with bright blue waters, Fiji competes with the world’s best beach paradises. The abundance of reefs lining the ocean floor amounts to remarkable snorkelling and diving opportunities. Whenever you dry off, venture out to one of the many hiking spots within this nation. Head to Koroyanitu National Heritage Park or Bouma National Heritage Park.

Best Family Holiday Destinations in Australia/Oceania
Best Family Holiday Destinations in Australia/Oceania

The Most Amazing Family Tours Around The World

Not in the mood to plan a trip? Pressed for time? It’s tough to travel with kids, let alone plan a trip, so let us do the work for you! All you need to do is choose a pre-designed tour that suits your family, book it, pack your suitcase, and off you go on a once-in-a-lifetime family holiday. Easy, right? There’s no better time than now to enjoy a hassle-free trip that will not only take you on a rollercoaster of adventures but open your eyes to fascinating cultures.

Start by checking out some of the amazing family tours shared below! Perhaps one of these family tours will align perfectly with your adventure vacation dreams.

Best Family Safari Tours

Best of Kenya and Tanzania Safari

Can’t choose between Kenya and Tanzania? This 9-day guided safari adventure gives you the chance to enjoy some of the best safari parks in the world: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. You and your kids will feel like you’ve been cast as human characters in the Lion King!

Not only will you get to marvel at the animal kingdom thriving in their natural habitat, but you’ll get to interact with the Maasai, sleep in luxurious tents, and go on a Bush Walking Safari. This trip requires you to travel by plane between the two countries, but it’s all planned out for you! Find out more: Best of Kenya and Tanzania Safari.

Classic African Safari Tour

Like the tour above, this 10-day tour also introduces you to the best of Kenya and Tanzania! View the quintessential African wildlife dotting the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. By visiting these three parks, you’ll have an increased chance of viewing “the big 5”: lions, elephants, buffalo, rhinoceros, and leopards.

This tour seamlessly merges rugged fun with luxury: stay in swanky Victorian-era style tents and enjoy a champagne breakfast after flying over Kenya’s savannah in a hot air balloon. On top of marvelling at the animal kingdom, you’ll go on a short cruise on Lake Victoria to Lukuba Island before hiking around the island and enjoying a blood orange sunset view from atop a peak! Learn more about this tour: Classic African Safari Tour.

Best Family Safari Tours
Best Family Safari Tours

Best Family Hiking Tours

Corsica Family Donkey Trek

Head to France for a fun, unforgettable tour with you and your young kids! It’s the perfect way to introduce little ones to hiking. During the hiking portion, you’ll pass by an abundance of natural pools and meander through the forest, encountering a waterfall and a mountain lake en route. You can load your gear and tired children onto the donkey accompanying you!

In Radule, you’ll stop at shepherd’s huts and sample local cheese and charcuterie. Spend your last day splashing around at the beach in Porto! Learn more about this 7-day self-guided tour: Corsica Family Donkey Trek.

Family Adventure: Giants, Myths, and Legends Tour

Feel like you’ve fallen into the black hole of a fantasy storybook and ended up in a world far, far away on this mystical 7-day guided tour in Northern Ireland! While this tour is listed under the hiking section, it also includes kayaking along the Causeway Coast and exploring the ruins of Dunluce Castle. This tour stitches adventure with magical imagery! You’ll get to hike to the Giant’s Causeway and along Cliffside Gobbins Path.

Fun fact: the Titanic was built in Belfast, so on the last day of this tour, you and your family will head to the exhibit that pays homage to this iconic ship. Find out more about this entertaining tour: Family Adventure: Giants, Myths, and Legends Tour.

Best Family Hiking Tours
Best Family Hiking Tours

Best Family Multisport Tours

Best of Nepal Family Tour

This tour bundles wildlife viewings, memorable adventures, city tours, and hikes into one remarkable family holiday experience! The best part is that you can customize this tour to meet the demands of your children. The tour’s overall intensity can cater to younger families (gentler) or families with teens (more aggressive).

This two-week guided tour immerses you and your family into a wonderland of adventure: go river rafting, hiking, on a boat trip, on a safari in Chitwan National Park, and explore the historical attractions and spiritual wonders in various cities. Expect to view a kaleidoscope of cultural and natural highlights as you explore! Discover more: Best of Nepal Family Tour.

Croatia Family Multisport Adventure

Spend this 7-day guided tour basking in the bright blue hues painting the Adriatic Sea, but instead of lounging by the salty waters, this family vacation gets you exploring and adventuring in and around it! You’ll get to kayak, sail, raft, bike, and hike. Talk about an entertaining family holiday.

One of the highlights? Krka National Park, where monstrous waterfalls thunder into sparkling blue waters. The sea views, picturesque scenery, and array of activities paired with quintessential European, cobblestone-street vibes make this one of the best family vacations with kids. Learn more: Croatia Family Multisport Adventure.

Ischia Family Tour

Can’t decide between a beach vacation or staying in a famed European city? This tour in Italy blends the perks of both into seven days of unforgettable family fun! Snorkel above the ruins of an underwater city, swim in inlets, discover private beaches as you explore Ischia’s island by boat, and hike up to Aragon Castle. You’ll also get to enjoy the suspended ropes course and a stroll through La Mortella Gardens.

But one of the things you’ll remember most is learning how to make pizza the way the Italians do it! Discover more about this fun guided tour: Ischia Family Tour.

Best Family Multisport Tours
Best Family Multisport Tours

Useful Things to Know About Family Holidays

Before you travel, take a moment to consider the following:

  • What vaccines will you need?
  • Try to book flights that work with your child’s routine! Choose a time where they’ll either be awake and happy or fast asleep.
  • Aim to follow a similar mealtime and sleep routine as you do at home to help avoid meltdowns.
  • Take out some cash in the local currency before going!
  • Make sure you have travel insurance. There are too many stories out there of explorers getting in accidents and not having the financial means to cover their accident.
  • Start to prepare a checklist way before you go to ensure you don’t forget anything.
  • Pack some extra snacks in your carry-on for your kids.
  • Don’t forget to bring basic medicinal supplies along!
  • Aim to pre-book as much as possible! It’s easy to make impulsive decisions when you’re on your own or with your partner, but it may be tricky booking a spot for a family of 5, especially if it’s during the tourist season.
  • Consider investing in a GPS tracker that you can put on your kids’ shoes when you’re at airports or busy areas. You can also place a note with all of your contact information in one of their pockets. They can use this if they get lost.
  • Make sure you have the right documents! Some countries ask you to prove that you’re your kids’ actual parents, so look into that and bring their birth certificates and passports.
  • Some little essentials to consider bringing: gum to pop ears on flights, books, and other entertainment (tablet with movies).

All in all, family travel propels bonding and teaches kids about cultures around the world. It may feel like you have to prepare a lot, but the memories and experiences and the lessons your kids will learn will force you to forget all about the preparation stage.

Family Holidays
Family Holidays

Frequently Asked Questions about Family Tours

How will I know if a country is safe to travel in?

You can check one of these sites: for Canada, for the UK, for the US. Just type in the country you want to visit and check out the latest information listed!

How can I find out which vaccines to get?

The best way to do this is to check in with your family doctor. You can also look up the name of the country you want to visit and see what’s required. For example, it’s mandatory to have the Yellow Fever vaccination for Tanzania, Kenya, and other African countries. Be sure to check this information out well before you leave!

What are the cheapest countries to visit?

Bulgaria ranks as the cheapest Eastern European country to visit (you’ll find stunning hikes and adventure opportunities here as well). Nepal takes the top spot for the most affordable place in Asia to see. Morocco is the cheapest North African country to check out. Bolivia holds the number one spot for the cheapest country in South America.

Is the family tour appropriate for all ages?

You can customize some tours to meet your little ones’ demands, but the guided tours may be a bit more rigid, so be sure to check all of the details before you book to ensure the tour will suit your kids!

Are the meals kid-friendly?

Most family tours try to include food that kids like! It’s best to check with the tour operator before you go.

What if my child has food allergies?

Communicate this information with the tour operating company before booking!

What are the accommodations like?

Most tours offer double occupancy for hotel rooms, but you can often upgrade for an additional fee.