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Christmas in Whistler – 10 Family Friendly Activities

With lots of snow falling on the slopes of Whistler and Blackcomb, I can’t help but have a touch of envy for those families lucky enough to spend Christmas and New Year’s in the mountains. From sleigh rides to skiing Santas….you just can’t imagine a...

Australasias’s Leading Family Resort 2018

InterContinental Fiji wins Top Honours InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is honoured to be awarded as Australasia’s Leading Family Resort at the 25th prestigious 2018 Annual World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia Gala Ceremony; held on 3rd September at the InterContinental Grand Standford Hong...

Travellers Review of their Canada Winter Ski Holiday

Firstly, we absolutely adored our trip – it was incredibly magical and we fell in love with Canada. Especially loved was our time in Banff for the following reasons: The town itself was like living somewhere like nowhere else!  The small scale of it made you...

Centara Karon Resort Review

Centara Karon Resort  was a perfect choice for our family holiday.   It offers a traditional experience with a touch of luxury.  We had requested an interconnecting room for us and our two children, 10 & 12 yrs old, which we were allocated around the Tropical...

Don’t be Afraid of ‘Bali Belly’

"Travellers can often be affected by what is known as 'Bali Belly' which is basically an upset stomach or travellers' diarrhoea. Caused by a change in diet and lifestyle, the symptoms generally include - Abdominal bloating, cramps and pain. Nausea and/or vomiting". TravelOnLine I have chatted with...

New Passport Renewal Process for Australians?

‘New’ passport process catching out Aussie travellers If you’re an Australian who was born or had parents born overseas, and are looking to renew your passport, you may need to allow yourself extra time before jetting off abroad. A number of Aussies recently spoke to ABC Radio telling their...

10 Great Tips for Flying with Babies

Flying with babies can cause great concern for new parents.  No need to worry, our tips will help make your flight relaxing and enjoyable. Have your travel agent book you the bassinet on the flight.  This will allow the baby to sleep well and leave...

Qatar Launches Oryx Kids Club Children’s Programme

Qatar Airways launches Oryx Kids Club children's programme. Children travelling on their own also have access to a special unaccompanied minors' Lounge😊 Now that is calming news for parents of unaccompanied minors. Offering an enhanced experience for its youngest travellers by providing them with specially designed plush toys,...

Best Family Rooms in Bali

It is always difficult to find a room that caters for children, especially if you have 3 or more children.  Below are some of the best options we have found in Bali that offer great rooming options and also some fun activities for the kids...

Packing tips for 0-5yrs Olds

This can take a while!

Carry on Bag:

  • chose a bag with enough pockets, side pockets for drink bottles, front pocket for change of undies, socks, shirt etc and main pocket for toys might work, inside pocket for wipes, tissues, aeroplane lollies etc.

Preparation is the Key

Talk to the children about the holiday for a few weeks before you leave, tell them what is going to happen, show them pictures of where they are going, if they have not been in a plane before, there are some great children’s books on...

Travelling With Babies

In this age group preparation is more about what you will need to take to make the trip easier.

  • You need to pack a lot for such a little person, know where all items are in the nappy bag when you need them in a hurry and pack spare essential items, e.g. dummies, bibs etc.
  • if travelling long haul, I would always recommend a stop over for at least one day or part of; this will allow everyone to have a good sleep, shower, restock food or formula, and let the kids have a run.  The stop over becomes a part of the holiday.