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Must-Know Tips for Flying with Pets

Physician’s Money Digest August 26 is National Dog Day. Colleen Paige, dog-lover and pet advocate, started the holiday in 2004. Colleen and other dog parents know that pets, especially dogs, make great travel companions. Like all family trips, traveling with a dog takes planning. Delta Airlines took a step to make pet travel safer by […]

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Theme Park Survival Tips

Dentist’s Money Digest Long lines aren’t the only thing to worry about when planning your theme park trip. Here are eight ways to save your sanity when you enter magical kingdoms. It’s summer, the heart of family theme park trip season. The rides are fun, the lines are long, and everything costs more than you […]

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Share vacation house

How to Share a Vacation House with Another Family Even though sharing a vacation house with another family saves money, provides pals for your kids, and can add fun, the experience comes with a potential pitfall: destroying the friendship. Know the answers to these considerations first. Nothing tests camaraderie among families like living together in one rental, especially with someone else’s kids. Before […]

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Tips for Road Trips with Dogs Dogs are great companions. That’s why more than 84% of pet owners travel by car with their pets. Especially around the holidays, dogs, along with presents and luggage, get loaded into cars. Just like road trips with kids, a successful long drive with your four-pawed family member takes careful planning. Here are some tips […]

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10 Tips for Cruising With Teens

A cruise provides families with teenagers the perfect solution for a vacation: Pick the right line and the right ship, and both you and your teens can enjoy quality time together and apart. Here’s a primer on why cruises work well for teens and how to plan the best voyage for your family, as well […]

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Family Cruising Basics

Two million kids younger than 15 sailed the high seas in 2013 on lines that are members of the Cruise Lines International Association Industry. To attract and keep that many children happily engaged, cruise lines offer meet and greets with beloved cartoon characters, splash-happy water parks, zip lines, ropes courses and more. The major family- […]

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