Planning

Expert tips and advice on how to plan the perfect pre-baby trip and choose from some of the best babymoon destinations around the world.

The Best Babymoon Destinations Around the World

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Over the past few years, the babymoon holiday has grown in popularity as couples look for ways to celebrate their relationship before the arrival of that new bundle of joy. Let’s face it, the destination and activity choices are nearly endless! So we’ve canvassed the globe for expert recommendations on where to go. These writers have experienced these destinations first-hand, and have the goods on how to plan the perfect pre-baby trip. Here’s our inspiring list of best babymoon destinations around the…

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Help new graduates collect memories not things. Six reasons to give the gift of travel to graduates with the Contiki Tours gifter campaign.

6 Reasons to Give the Gift of Travel to Graduates

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Have you seen the inspirational quote “Collect memories, not things“? Well, it turns out that the majority of new high school and college graduates, part of the Generation Z or Post-Millennial generation, believe that experiences – the art of collecting memories – are the most important thing in life. So if you’re looking for the perfect gift for the 18-30 year old graduate in your life, here are 6 reasons to give the gift of travel through Contiki. Six Reasons to Give the Gift of Travel with…

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Done with DIY travel planning? How to work with a local travel expert to plan amazing family travel and memorable family trips.

How to Work with a Local Travel Expert for Amazing Family Trips

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Travel confession: I’ve been a DIY traveller for most of my adult life. I love planning trips, organizing excursions and getting deals. But in planning our family holiday to New York City, I had no time for my usual DIY travel tricks. We decided to work with a local travel expert to help us find suitable hotel accommodation and impossible-to-find Broadway show tickets. Here’s why you should seriously consider working with a local travel expert on your next family trip plan. Resurgence…

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Educating your kids through the travel experience is one of the greatest gifts you can give them.

8 Trip Planning Tips for Educational Family Holidays

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We are all experiential learners. As wonderful as it is to read about places and things that interest us, we need to experience those places and things. This allows us to learn and appreciate our world, and our own lives, in a deeper, more lasting, and more meaningful way. In planning family travel with young children, the opportunities to open up their minds to new things, people, places and experiences are nearly limitless. The fact that you may be planning a…

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Planning your trip finances will go a long way to ensuring happy and worry-free holiday. How to make and stay on a travel budget. | thetravellingmom.ca

How to Make and Stay on a Travel Budget

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Do you have a travel budget? Whether you’re watching your pennies or partying like its 1999, smart travellers keep track of spending while on the road. There are many reasons why minding your finances makes good travel sense. If you make and stay on a tight travel budget, you want to ensure that you keep to that budget and don’t overspend. Running out of money while on holiday is a nightmare scenario. If you have more financial latitude, you should…

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