How to plan a family vacation?08.04.2021
Planning a family vacation can be overwhelming: excited children, pack all the necessary things without missing anything, going over budget... there may be different reasons of stress that can make the holidays start on the wrong foot.
Do not worry, we bring you the solution below: we give you some tips that will surely help you plan your family trip in the easiest way possible.
Whether it is a relaxing, active or a fun vacation, we have all the details on how to plan your next family vacation!
1. Choose the best destination you want to go with your family
When you want to plan your family vacation, you shall start by choosing the best destination according to your needs. At this point there are several things to keep in mind depending on: the experience you are looking for, how much you are willing to spend, what would you like to see or do and finally, consider the interests of each family member.
In addition, it is very important to choose a family friendly destination, which are those tourist destinations specialized in family tourism. If you want to spend your holidays on the beach with the whole family, look no further, come and enjoy your holidays in Lloret de Mar, a perfect beach tourist destination to visit with kids: water parks, beaches with mini club, family-friendly resort hotels and much more!
2. Define the holiday budget and get the best price
If you don't know how to start planning a family vacation, here you have some tips. The first thing you can do is create a budget, decide how much money you want to spend and on what.
Once you have decided your budget, you can more easily choose your destination, accommodation, and activities.
With the budget already set, there are different ways to get the best price for your holidays. Here you have two tips to save money:
- Book in advance: Many companies offer Early Booking offers. Take advantage and you will get a lower price if you book your vacations in advance.
- The best bet would be an all-inclusive resort: this type of accommodation offers all-inclusive packages, as well as, entertainment for all ages in the same hotel. This is undoubtedly a safe way to have the whole family in one place without worrying and avoid surprises on the bill.
We recommend you check out our Hotel Rosamar Garden Resort ****, where you can book your tailor-made family vacation: room only, bed and breakfast, half board, full board or all inclusive! Come and enjoy in the facilities of this family friendly hotel where you will find a bunch of activities for all the family members.
3. Do it fun for the kids
Get the whole family involved in raising money for the trip! Although it is something more symbolic, surely the little ones will love to be part of it and that they have contributed in the family vacations. Put a small piggy bank at home and every time there are some coins left ... throw them inside! A very fun idea to experience the excitement of traveling as a family.
4. Book the accommodation, get your car ready and prepare the documentation
Avoid last minute surprises! On a family vacation, improvising is not a good idea. Planning and be well prepared is crucial for a successful trip. Make a checklist of the things to do before travelling, such as: check passports, if you travel by car you should definitely check the tyres.
Does any family member have special needs? Are you traveling with a baby? Will you take your pet? If you consider those aspects are important, do not forget to inform the transport company or the accommodation, so they take it into account and they can be prepared before your arrival so you can spend a wonderful days with your family without worries.
5. Plan your agenda and organize it
Plan the activities you would like to do at the destination taking into consideration all the family members. Some activities may have to be booked in advance, so this point is essential if you don't want to miss an event or activity.
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6. Prepare your luggage
Packing for a holiday with children can be a daunting task for any parent. Make a list and divide it into three columns. Start by writing down all the essential things: medicines, documents, glasses, contact lenses, keys, cards all the items you will not be able to find at the destination. Then, make another list with all the items you will need during the trip: child's favourite toy, food for the trip, entertainment, etc. And finally, once the list is made, check you have everything before leaving and…enjoy!
Are you going to Lloret de Mar on holidays, and you don't know what to pack? Take a look at our article about How to pack the perfect suitcase to go to Lloret de Mar?
Now that you know the best way to start planning your family vacations, get inspired by taking a look at the Rosamar Hotels in Lloret de Mar, by the Costa Brava sea. Don't hesitate any longer, choose Rosamar Hotels for the best family beach holidays!