If traveling to a different time zone, be prepared for terrible jet lag. Jet lag with children is the worst, but there are things you can do to prepare for it.
Hotels offer a lot of amenities and are usually safer. However, a good Airbnb can be great when traveling with a whole family for more space. If you can find a child-friendly Airbnb with good ratings, that may be your best bet.
Prep your children by going over basic safety information for traveling. All children should know their parents’ names and phone numbers by heart. Review with your children what to do if they get lost, where they should go, and whom they should approach.
Use travel planning apps to keep your itineraries and information in one place. Download parking, airline, and rental car apps to make check-in easier.