15 TIPS FOR PARENTS PLANNING A REST FOR CHILDREN (part 2)
5. Choosing a hotel on the basis of food. For families with children, it is optimal to choose hotels with meals on an all-inclusive basis, but if you can’t book exactly that, then you will have to be content with free breakfasts or breakfasts and dinners. Deciphering the types of food in hotels In advance, check with the hotel manager for food options and plan the cost of food taking into account the child. 6. Provide your child with personal transport. When talking with the manager of the hotel you like, check for the availability of the “stroller rental” service. This type of children’s transport can help you a lot if you plan to go hiking with a child aged 3 years or younger. If you have your own convenient and lightweight walking stick, which can be folded compactly, you can take it with you – you can take it on a plane for free. 7. Medical factor Before traveling, be sure to visit a pediatrician and take basic tests. Your baby should leave the house absolutely healthy, because he will have a long flight and acclimatization in another country.The doctor will check the health status of the child and give you the go-ahead to fly out. Children’s health insurance is an extremely important nuance of concluding an agreement with a tour operator. Before buying a tour, carefully read its conditions in order to understand what to count on in a foreign country in the event of a child’s disease. Each child health insurance has a list of exceptions. Explore it in detail. The compilation of a first-aid kit is no less important point of collection than baggage packing. Complete the first-aid kit completely, put an antipyretic in it, medicines for intestinal disorders, headache, burns, allergies. We collect a children’s first-aid kit on the road The most important thing about children’s health insurance Important: keep in mind that in another country a certain medicine can simply not be found in pharmacies or it is dispensed strictly according to a doctor’s prescription. 8. Putting things on the road Make a list of the necessary things for luggage in advance, try to take only the most necessary things so as not to carry several huge suitcases. Remember that a number of things and items can be bought on the spot. If your baby is already pretty independent, bring him to pack your bags. This is the first step to gaining the basic skills of a traveler. Check if the young tourist has forgotten his player, game console, tablet, book or favorite toy. An interesting lesson will brighten up the flight and travel time to the hotel. 9. From the door of the house to the door of the hotel room. The calculation of the travel time is a very important point in the process of planning a trip with a child. You always need to keep in mind that a lot of force majeure circumstances can happen on the road: from a small accident with the clothes of a child to a serious breakdown of the vehicle on which you get to the airport. Therefore, it is better to leave the house in advance, having an hour and a half left. If you fit into the “corridor”, then you can not rush, but at a calm pace to finish the journey from home to the plane. 10. During the flight How to behave on board with a child and what to bring with you to create comfortable conditions? This question interests almost all parents at the planning stage of a joint trip. First of all, do not forget to prepare a change of clothes: from panties and socks to a warm sweater, in case the baby gets dirty or spills. Put them in a separate bag and do not check in your luggage so that everything you need is at hand. If you are breastfeeding, put a nursing bra and a comfortable top or shirt on the plane. Baby food on board, or How not to leave a child hungry on an airplane What kind of place is better to choose if you are traveling with a child Rules for carrying hand luggage and luggage on an airplane Do not forget about the entertaining moment – a game, tablet, book, that is, everything that will allow to captivate the baby during a long flight. You should leave the plane with a well-fed child who has previously visited the toilet. Important: If you have the opportunity, choose a night flight. Children get used to the regimen, so putting your baby to bed at night will be much easier than during the day.