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TRIP PLANNING GUIDE

WHEN & WHERE TO GO

Trip planning is essential when preparing for your familiy holiday.  In order to get the most out of your vacations, it is important to know the best time to go and the best places to visit with your children.

Some trips are meant to be quick getaways from work and school, others are life-changing, educational and more time-consuming.

We encourage all clients to prioritize and have a game plan regarding the destinations you and your family are interested in exploring.  It is in your best interest to prepare as far in advance as possible - last-minute bookings can result in sub-par lodging, inconvenient flights and higher rates.

With proper planning, you are guaranteed to get your ideal properties, the best flight schedules and sometimes even discounts or early booking perks.

We have listed our top 20 destinations and the ages that your children can appreciate them the most.

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TRAVEL RESOURCES

Need to look up information about your destination, like the best place to grab a cup of Cappuccino, what time it is in Zimbabwe, what the currency of Chile is or what the current U.S. Department of State Travel Requirements are? Use this page as your resource guide!

 


TRAVELING OVERSEAS – THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Travel Advisories
Obtain worldwide travel announcements and advisories

CDC Travel Information
This site gives the Center for Disease Control's recommended health precautions and warnings for travelers


DOCUMENTS

Passport Information
US Passport Information

Travel Visas
CIBT box located below to begin the Visa application process

Global Entry
An essential for frequent international travelers

Clear

No ID, no lines, no limits



HELPFUL LINKS

Country Calling Codes

World Electric Guide

Worldtime
International time conversion, ideal in case you need to know what time it is in Zimbabwe, or anywhere else!

Luggage Forward
Travel with ease - luggage shipping and delivery service

The Weather Channel
Current weather conditions and three to five day forecasts throughout the world

Playbill Online
A great resource for theatre information, find out what’s showing and where



FLIGHT INFORMATION

Federal Aviation Administration
“Bringing Safety to America’s Skies”
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for the safety of civil aviation. The FAA issues and enforces regulations and aircraft standards and certifies airmen and airports that serve air carriers. They develop air traffic rules, assign the use of airspace and control air traffic.

FAA Tips on Flying with Children

Flight Tracker
Find out if your fight is running on time

Seat Guru
Everything you ever wanted to know about different aircraft and seat assignments


TRavel insurance

Travelex



MAPS

National Geographic Map Machine

Multimap
Offers detailed street maps with highlighted points of interest for hundreds of locations throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia

Mappy
Driving directions for Europe

Mapquest
Driving directions for the U.S.