The Ultimate Guide to the Best Family Travel Resources

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There are a lot of options when looking for the best family travel resources. Our intention is to help you avoid overwhelm, which is a serious issue in today’s content-heavy world.

You don’t have time to research and read endless family travel tips posts. Some days you’re lucky to have a shower (or bath the kids).

You’ve got better things to do, like spend time with your kids and travel more.

That’s why you’re connected to us – we do the research for you and let you know what we think is the best from that.

Looking for the best family travel resources? Click inside!
Looking for family travel resources? Read on.

We’ve narrowed each family travel resource category down as much as we can to give you minimal choice and avoid your overwhelm.

These are the best family travel resources to help you plan your family trip and ENJOY it!

Best Family Travel Resources

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Best Family Travel Books

Want to inspire your kids to travel and help them engage with the family travel experience?

Check out some of the best travel books for kids:

Best Travel Gear for kids

Looking for the best travel gear for kids and family travel resources? We share them on the blog. Click to find out more and happy pinning

Here’s a post sharing our 30 best travel gear for kids. Guaranteed to make the kids happy, safe and comfortable!

Best Family Travel Insurance

Jungle Surfing (zip lining) in the Daintree Rainforest of Queensland, AustraliaIt’s important to get family travel insurance. The peace of mind is important not to mention the relief you’ll feel if you do happen to need it.

For Aussies, you can’t beat World2Cover for family travel insurance. We’ve done the research and they come out the cheapest, with the best coverage. Kids travel for free. It’s a no-brainer.

For our international readers, since there are so many variables and we can’t research each countries options, we always recommend World Nomads. We are long time users of World Nomads. They are fantastic and we can recommend them to you because it doesn’t matter your country of origin you can get a policy with them.

Most travel insurance policies are only given if you are a resident of the country. This is a worldwide travel insurance company which is great.

Best Family Travel Blogs

Sunset on Cape Tribulation Beach - Raintree Rainforest, Queensland, AustraliaI actually don’t read a lot of travel blogs. I don’t really need the inspiration or tips so I tend to read blogs in niches where I most need help! So share some of your faves in the comments.

There are a few family travel blogs we check in on, or turn to, if we need specific help for a family travel destination. We also share a lot of their content to our community.

Some of our favorite family travel blogs who share an authentic and relevant travel story and offering super useful tips to help other families do the same are:

 Click here to find all of our of our best posts on family travel – tons of family travel tips and resources for you.

Best Family Travelers on Instagram

Punta Bunga Beach Boracay is one of the best things to do in Boracay Island the Philippines. Click to read more travel tips for Boracay with kidsThere are so many family travel accounts to follow on Instagram. I can’t give you a definitive list as we all follow people for different reasons.

I could recommend hundreds, but I’m doing my best to unplug from overwhelm.

Here are some of our favourite family travel Instagrammers for various reasons – mostly I love their photos and their family travel story.

I tend to follow stories more than pretty pictures. If you can combine the two, it’s a winning formula for me.

You can follow us on @ytravelblog, @CarolineMakepeace, @CraigMakepeace and we are starting to build @familytraveltribe It will be more community focused so use the hashtag #FamilyTravelTribe to be featured.

Best Resources for Homeschooling on the road

Homeschooling on the road 101. How we teach our kids while traveling the world. Click for an epic roadschooling guide.

I’m going to bump you right over to this page –> our Homeschooling Resources and roadshcooling guide includes all our favorite family travel resources for teaching your kids while traveling

Family Travel Planning Toolkit + VIP Tribe

Have you joined our free VIP family travel tribe yet?

It’s where we share our best family travel tips and inside information. We have a cool private Facebook community attached to it as well and it comes with a free family travel planning toolkit. Pop your name below.

Best Family Travel Booking Sites is our preferred accommodation provider for hotels, resorts, and apartments. Whilst there are plenty of websites these days to help you search for accommodation, some are more trustworthy than others, and some are easier to navigate than others. have family-friendly properties around the world and verified reviews from real guests, like you! You get free cancellation on most rooms and a best price guarantee!

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Airbnb is a fantastic option for staying in people’s homes and apartments and living like a local. We’ve got a $40AUD credit for you on your first stay.


Renting a Car is the world’s biggest car rental booking service that compares all the major brands in one search like Hertz, Avis, Alamo, Thrifty and Europcar and they find you the best price. They have locations all over Australia.

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Searching Flights

Skyscanner is a great flight search comparison site that searches millions of flights in one search. Once you find your best deal, book directly through the airline (no extra fees).

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Best Family Travel Tips and Destinations

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We’ve created a family travel resources page for you with all our best family travel tips and family travel destination advice.

Bookmark it as we’ll always be updating it and you can easily find what you need when you’re ready to book your next family trip.

Wondering what the average cost of a family vacation is? Click here to find out

Our latest family travel video

We share family travel videos each week on YouTube. Make sure you subscribe so you don’t miss family travel tips, inspiration and ideas for your next family adventure.

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