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Going On A Vacation With Small Children? 3 Ways To Make Transportation Easier

by Jose Williamson

If you are going on a vacation with small children, you are going to want to make sure that you take care of your transportation needs in advance. Here are a few different ways you can ensure that you have the space you need on your vacation.

#1 Bring Car Seat & Stroller Combination

You are going to want to bring a car seat and stroller combination with you. This will allow you to cut down a little bit on some of the equipment that you need to bring with you on a trip. The stroller can be stored under the train. If you purchased separate tickets for your children, you can put their car seat in their seat. This is the safest way for your child to travel in vehicles and on airplanes.

#2 Pre-Arrange Airport Transportation

Next, you are going to want to pre-arrange airport transportation so that when you get to the airport, you don't have to worry about flagging down a multiple taxis for your family or finding a taxi-van. Instead, call an airport transportation company and arrange for a pick-up ahead of time. Make sure that they know that you have young children who will be sitting in car seats with you and request that they send out a van to pick you and your family up. Having pre-arranged transportation will make the process of getting off the airplane and to your hotel go smoother.

#3 Arrange For A Rental

For getting around for the rest of your trip, you are going to want to rent a vehicle. Call the rental company ahead of time and let them know that you require an SUV or van sized vehicle for your family. Specifically let them know the number of young children you have with you and that you are going to be transporting things such as a stroller. This will help the agent you are talking with ensure that you get the right vehicle. To further reduce the strain of transportation on your family, see if the rental company can drop the vehicle off at your hotel so you don't have to put your kids in a taxi again.

If you are going on a vacation with young children, try to take care of all the transportation arrangements ahead of time. This will ensure that you have the right sized transportation for your kids and their car seats. Be sure to let all the companies you talk with know that you need extra space for car seats. For more information, contact companies like Classic Transportation.