Greetings Fellow Travelers,
Welcome to The Family Vacationist, Family Travel Forum’s e-newsletter for everything family travel, including savings, safety and security. Since so many of you have asked us how to save money on travel, we’ve put together a cheat sheet with links to the online travel services we use. That’s not to say that travel agents are not priceless — when it comes to booking a complicated trip, finding hotels rooms for five, or arranging guides in exotic destinations, a good travel agent is great! But, if you’re ready to plan the next getaway on your own with some pro hacks, please read more

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BUCKET LIST:  CALIFORNIA COASTING

If you’re dreaming about a Pacific Coast Highway roadtrip, why not break up the drive at this vintage coastal family resort?  Learn More

ESCAPE:  THE WATER’S CLEAR AND WARM

Having received TripAdvisor’s #1 USA Beach Award, these Clearwater Beach resorts are rolling out the family welcome mat.  Learn More

TRENDS:   HALAL TOURISM

The $155 billion market in Halal Tourism is providing more options for Muslim family travelers to see and enjoy the world.  Learn More

Our partner, Eileen Ogintz at TakingtheKids.com, looks back on the safety record of U.S. airlines and reminds parents that they, too, are responsible for following inflight instructions and precautions.

Wherever you’re off to, safe there, safe home.
Kyle & Fran, the FTF team

Have Kids, Still Travel!
April 24, 2018 – Family Travel Forum Inc
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