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TravelingMom’s family travel experts know the secrets to successful family travel. Our travel tips include a dozen ways to use Ziploc bags that you never thought of. How to talk your way into an upgrade at the hotel. How to pack a dozen pairs of shoes into a carryon bag. Really.

If you travel with kids, you need our travel tips, tricks and travel hacks. They will help you save money, lighten your load and have more fun.

Follow these travel tips and you will amaze your fellow travelers. Don’t believe us? Just pull out a power strip the next time you’re waiting at a gate at the airport and all of the outlets are taken. You will be the most popular traveler there as you offer to share your power strip with your weary fellow travelers.

We know how to ensure you get the best photos of your family vacation—and how to make sure the family photographer makes it into at least some of the pix. We know how to reward kids after a long day of good behavior in the car or on the plane. (Can you say “hotel pool”?)

Travel Tips and Hacks

And we know how spending a little more to stay on the concierge floor actually saves you money and hassle in the long run. That free breakfast, afternoon snacks, sodas and wifi can save you a bundle when you travel with kids, especially if you travel with always-hungry teens.

This section is filled with travel tips we learned along the way, figured out ourselves or picked up from other moms who travel with and without their kids. Read these travel tips before you book your next vacation. You’ll be glad you did.

If you don’t find what you need here, visit our TravelingMom Facebook page and post your question there. Chances are good someone will know the answer. That’s because TravelingMom’s family travel experts have been there. We learned what works best for families and we’re ready to share with you.

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