Weekly Travel Tip – Flying with Kids Can Be Fun!

Before child I remember my flying time was full of catching up with my journal, or reading a good book, or just plain sleeping.

Now, I have to have EVERY SECOND of plane time accounted for or the trip above the clouds can turn into a true disaster not only by driving me nuts, but everyone seated around me.

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But it really doesn’t have to be painful. What I do is I STOCK UP on cheap toys. In Central America you can easily find toys between $1-2 at local markets and stores that are frequented by the natives. If you’re flying from the States, Europe, Canada, Australia or other Western countries there are plenty $1 type shops.

So go nuts! Splurge! Imagine what you can do with $20 bucks.

Here’s a secret for you and what can eat up a good amount of time: wrap them up in gift paper and present them as gifts!

About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

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