Kids love hotels. You don’t even need to be doing anything outside the hotel because the hotel is enough.The invitation to jump on a new bed, eat at a restaurant and explore the inner workings of what, to them, is a new world, is plenty. Before our last trip, we stayed at the Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport and I never knew international travel could be so easy. Here are the reasons why starting your vacation early by staying at an airport hotel will get you and your kids into vacation mode that much sooner.
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.
Airport lounges can be a big benefit to traveling families. They’re a nice, quiet place to get away from the chaotic hubbub of a busy airport, making the flying experience less stressful for both kids and busy parents. Some lounges cater to families better than others, though.
On a recent trip to Valencia, Spain, I booked Blacklane, transfers to and from my home to Philadelphia International Airport, and to and from my hotels in Valencia to Valencia Airport. Founded in 2011, the Berlin-based company developed when Jens Wohltorf and Frank Steuer saw a need for a single global professional chauffeur service. Daily, thousands of passengers connect to a network of licensed and insured professional chauffeurs.
On your next trip abroad, experience firsthand why the people of Norway have been named the happiest in the world. The incredible scenery, natural wonders and vast openness offer much more than the average family trip. Venture to the Scandinavian country and experience the Northern Lights, fjords and stunning natural beauty amid a bustling urban lifestyle. First task, getting there.