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How to Save on a Family Trip to Bangkok

To me it is very important to travel with my children not only because it allows them to learn way more from the world than what they could learn from a book, but also because it helps us create wonderful memories that we will treasure forever. Plus, contrary to what a lot of people say flying with children is not a complete nightmare. You just need to be prepared.Take a look at these three travel tips to Bangkok that will allow you to stay safe while traveling in Bangkok family travel.

On the other hand, the thing that really makes my think twice about going abroad with my family is money. It can be really expensive to embark on a family vacation and it is important to make the most out of every dollar you have. So, if you are going to Bangkok keep reading to learn a couple of tips that will help you to save some money.

Trip to Bangkok
Photo by: Mike Behnken

3 Tips to Save Money on a Family Trip to Bangkok:

1. Flights

This is probably one of the biggest expenses of the whole trip. That is why it is important to really take your time to research and surf the internet searching for sites like CheapOair until you find the one that has the options and prices that suit you and your family best.

I know that last minute sales can also be a good option to save, but when dealing with kids you need to have things planned and as certain as you can for their safety. Plus if you plan with enough time ahead you will also be able to find great deals. This is probably the best option for families.

2. Accommodation

The last tip was pretty generalized but it is time for you to start looking for your accommodations in Bangkok. In this case large chains and resorts tend to be a good option for families. They are not extremely expensive and offer activities or special areas where kids can have fun. Some like the Holiday Inn even have rooms specially designed for families. Another fantastic option for families is home rentals, which also tend to be cheaper per night than some hotels.

3. Entertainment

The first thing that will save you some money if to keep in mind that kids can’t go as fast as adults and they get tired much quicker. So try to plan only 1 or 2 activities per day instead of trying to pack as much as you can in 1 day. Yes, you won’t be able to see as much! But you will all be able to enjoy the few things you do see.

There are also a number of free things to do in Bangkok that can offer fun times like: exploring Lumphini Park, the Bangkok Museum, the Royal Elephant Museum, the temples (this is more suitable for older kids), the Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and the list goes on and on.

These are only a couple of tricks that can help you achieve a fun family adventure in Bangkok without going completely broke. If you know of any other share them on the comments so we can all learn.

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