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luggage that follows our family vacation packing tips February 1, 2018

5 Essential Family Vacation Packing Tips

You’ve got your flights booked, your hotels and activities sorted out, and your adventure is only a week away. The only thing left to do is pack. Follow these family vacation packing tips and you’ll never have to stress about packing again! 1. Make a List Write down everything that you’ll need to bring, from…

August 11, 2017

What Not To Do When Preparing for a Family Vacation

We spend so much time helping our travelers prepare for their family vacations that, admittedly, sometimes we wait until the last minute for ourselves, make mistakes, and have plain bad luck. Here are a few mishaps of the TFA staff and what not to do when preparing for a family vacation. Personally I have had…

May 19, 2017

International Family Vacations: A Good Idea for Young Families?

I read an article recently that said there was a science behind not taking kids under the age of 12 on international family vacations. I’ve given it a lot of thought and I can’t say I agree, or at least, that has not been my experience. My boys are now 17 and 20 and we…

April 28, 2017

Which Galapagos Family Vacation is Best for You?

The “Galapagos” has been one of the most popular destinations since Thomson Family Adventures started offering trips for families in 1998. This unique volcanic archipelago is home to numerous marine species, birds, volcanic rocks, and gorgeous scenery.  An idyllic destination for families! See the Galapagos and Mainland Ecuador There are a lot of different ways…

March 16, 2017

Best Destinations for your Next Family Vacation

Are you struggling to figure out where your next family vacation will be? Not sure you’d like to leave it up to the “fate” of “close your eyes and stick a pin on the map, that’s where we’ll go!”? With over 18 years of experience in the family vacations game, we’ve been to some of…