5 tips to help you NOT screw up your family vacation

Family vacations can be wonderful events (especially after being cooped up for the last 12 months!) that will give you and your children memories that last a lifetime. However, they can also be a stress-filled roller coaster of unexpected hurdles that test the limits of your patience, to say nothing of your bank account.

The following tips won’t guarantee that your next family vacation will go smoothly, but they will drastically reduce the possibility that you spend your next family vacation in constant crisis management mode.

1. Plan in Advance as Much as Possible

The best way to make sure your family vacation goes smoothly is to plan ahead. The sooner you start planning for your trip, the less you’ll be forced to deal with last minute obstacles.


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