European Vacation, Far Flung Adventures, Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways

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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Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways, TravelTuesday Q&A

#TravelTuesday Q&A: What are the Rules and Fees for Unaccompanied Minors

Travel Rules Unaccompanied Minors

Q:  Hi Playground! My two kids (12 and 14) are going to fly up to New Jersey this summer from our home in Florida to see their grandmother. What is the age cutoff and travel rules for unaccompanied minors? And are there fees, too? ~ Thanks! Chloe F

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European Vacation, Far Flung Adventures, Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways

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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Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways

5 Ways to Get More Playground

playground family travelMelissa Klurman and Georgette Gilmore created Playground to make finding vacation ideas as easy as taking a spin on your favorite swing. Every adventure–whether it’s a staycation or a far flung journey around the world–is personally tested and approved by two savvy travelers who also happen to be moms.

We share our personal favorite getaways, arts & cultural experiences, tips we share with friends, and travels we recommend whenever there’s a need to unwind, rewind, and take a break from the daily work/life grind.

Here are 5 more ways to follow Playground and stay in the know:
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Day Trips, Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways

Celebrate Women’s History Month & International Women’s Day at These Great Destinations

Women's History Month | best places to visit in the U.S. for Women's History Month
(Photo: New-York Historical Society)

In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day today, March 8, our friends at Tripping.com have compiled a list of fantastic spots for celebrating the accomplishments of women.

From Seneca Falls to Richmond, California, destinations around the U.S. are celebrating women with special events and exhibits!

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Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways

Want to Make Family Travel Easier? Try Google Flights

google flights

We love a great travel app: They help find the best airfare, keep you organized, and can even update you in real time about security and flight delays. And when you’re traveling with kids, you need all the help you can get. That’s why we’re loving Google Flights.

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Beach Blanket Bingo, Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways, TravelTuesday Q&A, Week Long Getaways

#TravelTuesday Q&A: An Affordable, All-Inclusive Family Summer Getaway

Punta Cana Dominican Republic family travelQ: Hi Playground! I want to take my family of five — my husband and I and our three teens, ages 13, 17, and 19 — to an all-inclusive resort for a summer beach vacation. I don’t want to break the bank, but would love to be able to fly somewhere (we live in Maryland between Baltimore and DC) for a real vacation feel. What would you suggest?  ~ NGC

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