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#TravelTuesday Q&A: Dubrovnik, Croatia, for a Summer Family Vacation

Dubrovnik Croatia family vacation

Q: Dear Playground: We’re looking for a fun summer trip with our three kids, ages 6 to 14. We’ve traveled to Europe before, and we’re thinking maybe Dubrovnik, Croatia this summer. Do you have any insights? ~ Thanks, MSH

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Save 30% on LOW fares to Iceland on WOW Air (Plus JetBlue on Sale, too!)

WOW $99 Airfare to Europe

We’ve told you about great deals on WOW airlines (Iceland’s budget carrier) in the past, but every time we think we’ve seen their best offer, they come up with another one that completely amazes us. For example: Today’s deal offers 30% off fares to Reykjavik with prices starting at just $70 for spring travel to Iceland. Want to stay closer to home? Jet Blue has a $44 and up sale this week, too!

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Get Out of Town with BIG Spring JetBlue and Southwest Airfare Sales Happening Right Now!

Airfare Sales | Jetblue

We know, it’s cold, there’s snow on the ground, and it doesn’t feel like spring is ever coming. But there’s some good news to chase the end of winter blues away: Both JetBlue and Southwest are having mega airfare sales this weekend, so you can book a sunny spring getaway on the cheap—for example, one way to Orlando from LaGuardia is $89 on JetBlue during select dates, and $92 from Newark on Southwest.

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: How Many Islands To Visit on a Hawaii Vacation

Hawaii Vacation | Kauai, Hawaii

Q: Hi Playground, I’m planning a vacation to Hawaii for my family of four (husband and I and my two surfing teens, ages 15 and 19). We’ve got 10 days total, including travel time from New Jersey. It’s our first times visiting and I want to visit three islands, but I heard that might be too many? I’d love to see the volcanoes and maybe Pearl Harbor and get out and explore. What do you think? ~ Thanks! MR

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: Spring Break in Kauai, Hawaii

Kauai, Hawaii

Q: Hi Playground, Spring break is coming up and I just found a super bargain deal for my family to go to Kauai at Costco of all places! Now that we’re all booked, I’m wondering what kind of activities will be available for us (my husband, 14-year-old daughter, and I) when we get there. Thanks! — Jen

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: New Family Friendly Resorts in Cancun, Mexico

family friendly resorts cancun mexico

Q: Hi Playground, Are there any new family resorts in the Cancun, Mexico, area you recommend? Trying to plan a spring break trip. Thanks, Kate.

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: Terrific Tips for a Teen Trip to Paris

trip to Paris with teens

Q: Hi Playground — If you were taking a 14 year old girl to Paris in April, where would you stay that isn’t too expensive but has charm and is close to chocolate soufflés and other amusements? Any other advice is welcome, too. Thanks! ~ Suzanne

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Believe Your Eyes! $99 Flights to Europe with the Norwegian Airlines Super New Year Sale

Norwegian Airlines New Year Sale

Who wants to take their family to Europe? Us, too!

Norwegian Airlines, Norway’s budget carrier (and the world’s top, low-cost, long-haul carrier according to Skytrax), has dropped airfare prices to Europe from New York-area airports — including JFK, Newark, and Westchester’s Newburgh/Stewart. they are offering some of their lowest prices we’ve seen this year, starting from $99 one way!

The catch? You have to book by midnight January 4, 2018 and travel between January and May 2018. That  includes Easter and spring breaks!

Here’s how to get the great deals:

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