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5 Free Travel Apps You Should Download Right Now for Winter Family Travel

Travel Apps

Getting ready for winter travel adventures? Whether you’re going to be relaxing on a tropical island (lucky duck), skiing in Canada, or visiting Grandma in the midwest — if you’re going to be flying you’ll need all the help you can get. But don’t despair, help is here in the form of five free downloadable apps.

Here are 5 fabulous travel apps to download before you hit the airport this winter:

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Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways

Wishing You Happy Travels For Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving | family travel

Whether you are traveling to visit family (Our Thanksgiving Travel Survival Tips may help.), heading into NYC to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, or staying home, we hope you have a very happy Thanksgiving!

Best Wishes,
Georgette & Melissa

(Image via Bulldogggrrl)

 

 

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

#TravelTuesday Q&A: How Do I Get TSA PreCheck for Kids?

TSA PreCheck | travel

Q:  Hi Playground! We’re getting ready to fly for the holidays, and I’m curious about getting TSA PreCheck to avoid the long security lines at the airport. Any tips for signing up? Also, how old do kids have to be to apply? ~ Thanks! NM

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: How to Get the Best Holiday and Spring Break Airfare

best holiday airfare | family travel

Q:  Hi Playground! I’m looking to book flights for our family of 5 to the Midwest to see our family for Christmas, and then another to see friends in Texas for Spring Break.

When’s the best time to book to get a deal for Christmas? Should I wait? And do you have any tips on how to get the best price for a flight that has multiple stops? Hoping to go see our friends in Austin for Spring Break and also go to Santa Fe. I’d like to fly into one of those, then on to the other, then back home. Is it way way too early to start looking for airfares for April…Or will they only go up? ~ Bryn H.

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5 Fantastic Tips for Successful Holiday Family Travel

Holiday Family Travel

Heading out of town for the holidays? Before you pack your bags and hit the airport, read our tips for stress-free holiday family travel, below, and you’ll be ready to fly like a reindeer in no time:

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