While flying can be an expensive affair, it is possible to receive greatly discounted ticket prices and get great savings for airline travel needs, even for the last minute traveler.
Among our hints: Book early for good seats, order kids' meals when you make your reservation, stuff your carry-on for every contingency, and more.
Unlike backseat games, which can get fairly boisterous, these airplane pastimes are a bit quieter, so you won't make enemies of your fellow fliers.
You end up with a lot of idle time when you travel by air. Scavenger hunts are an easy way to spend those hours calmly.
As travel rules become more complex and stringent for everyone, even the most experienced young travelers are encountering new challenges.
In addition to packing necessities like baby food and items to keep your child entertained, there's more you can do to make a flight safer for yourself and your baby.
With three little ones, getting on a plane and managing the mayhem has become something of a science in our house. Over the last seven years (and multiple family trips) I have learned how to minimize meltdowns and make getting there actually fun!