Don’t let your wanderlust drive you crazy while you’re stuck at home. There are plenty of travel and travel-related experiences you can enjoy from the comfort of your own couch (and those experiences may just spark new ideas for future travel).
The Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card recently launched BoldFamilyTravel.Chase.com, an interactive, online resource allowing families to plan future travel together. The launch followed the Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card Survey of parents and grandparents that revealed most parents believe children are important resources for planning family vacations and that one-third of parents don’t currently involve their children in planning but would like to.
As the travel industry reacts to the COVID-19 pandemic, many travel-related businesses see a slump in sales and smaller brands are even facing potential closures if the pandemic lasts long enough. If you’re an avid traveler with favorite brands, you can still support them while safely self-isolating.
If you’re headed to St. Barth in the near future, make sure you’re booking accommodations offering something for everyone in the family, whether bringing along just the kids or a whole gaggle of family members. Choosing a villa over a hotel suite or adjoining guestrooms can be a boon when it comes to experiencing your stay in high style. Villas offer room for everyone to stretch out and relax, no overcrowding, and often come with extra amenities you can really appreciate in the moment.
Charlotte, North Carolina’s Queen City, offers a wealth of experiences for families, all in a compact, walkable setting. A city of neighborhoods, you may want to rent a car for your explorations, but, if you don’t, you’ll still find plenty to do, see and enjoy within Charlotte’s bustling Uptown neighborhood, with its plentiful hotels, restaurants and museums.