Travelling with family
Travelling with a family
Most people have travelled in hospitality exchange contexts on their own or as a couple before they had their own family. Then it can be a bit tricky to figure out, how to get about with a larger number of persons and especially with kids.
Here you can find a compilation of tips, safety issues and some legal points to keep in mind when travelling with children.
We also have regional sites with the same structure but also tips about playgrounds, child-friendly cafés and restaurants and actvities per age group and also
- Always check on the regional pages or the internet in general for family tickets and fares for kids.
- Sometimes travelling with prams is difficult (e.g. Paris Metro system, you will have to use many stairs again and again...), sometimes you need to fold your pram getting into a bus or a train.
taking prams into busses / trams / trains etc.
- consider using a wrap / sling or an ergonomic baby carrier (not face forward) instead
by carWhenever you use a car with your kids you should remember to use car seats according to their age and the legal requirements of the country you travel in.
your own car
renting a car
baby seats / trailers to be rent
breast feeding in public
restaurants / cafés with kids / babies
legal situation / cultural situation