Planning a vacation with your family is a lot of fun. If you desire to leave for Italy, Then you should consider the nature of the place you are visiting – which perhaps could be a valley, a mountain side, city, countryside or a beach resort. If it has to be a valley, then it has to be filled with picturesque surroundings amidst mountain creeks and valleys which will leave your senses spellbound and one with nature. The quiet valleys could be a perfect setting for your family vacation, if that is what you imagined to be. It should have hiking, playing, swimming, bird watching, and many more fun filled activities. You can also plan for excursions with plenty of food tucked in your car. Such imagination can help you enjoy your vacation joyfully!
You should have in mind the timing, weather, recreational and amusement activities for children and adults, budget and the style of travel preferred.
Check on the weather
If you wish to go in the spring season, then you should see whether the timing and weather is suitable to your preference and convenience.
Plan the way you prefer to travel
You should decide about the way you wish to travel be flight, economy class, business class or any other. You should fix the timing of travel and the duration of stay with your family. If you have friends or relatives staying there, you should decide whether you will be meeting or visiting them.
You should also plan to travel light, by carrying things and luggage to the bare minimum to be stress free. You can save on baggage fees at the airport if you don`t over pack.
Budget your expenditure
You should allocate money separately for flight or cruise tickets, bus fare if necessary. Determine your spending amount for food, clothing, hotel costs, souvenirs, entry fares to historic sites or amusement or theme parks, tips and travel insurance.
Travel Accessory for children and family
Each member of the family should carry a personal travel bag to keep surprise snacks, books, toys, puzzles, blanket and pillow for children. For adults one should carry tissues, makeup items, important documents, identity proof, passport, credit cards or debit card, if any. Medicines and water can also be a part of the important items to be carried. In case of cancellation or delayed flights, puzzles and games will keep the children occupied. Mobile phones should be carried in person along with the travel bags.
Plan to fly at non-peak hours
Booking an early morning flight or late night flight means there will be lesser crowds to pass by in the airports. Arrival to the airport for leaving for vacation should be two hours in advance for domestic flights and three hours in advance for international flights.
Book a hotel with all the comforts of home with free Wi-Fi, gym for workout, in room refrigerators, microwaves, flat LCD screens, swimming pools, and other facilities like restaurants, bars, cafe shops, spas, golf clubs, business centers, tennis courts, open lawns to play or take a stroll by. Rooms should have security standards conformed and with plush interiors to give the warmth of staying there.
You could take a look at various websites that will provide you knowledge on booking best hotels in your place of destination at the lowest fares and with surprising deals and exciting offers. Some hotels offer rooms at a discounted price in off season and club it with many free offers. Travel Websites like Kayak, Tripadvisor help in such searches.