Tag: long-haul

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10 Commandments of Family Air Travel

How to Survive Long-haul Flights with Kids Thou shalt plan, plan, plan No more seat of your pants stuff, travellers. This is survival of the fittest. Pick your flight times carefully, book the best seating, book bassinets, check what your luggage limits are, book your kids meals in […]

Travelling ultra long-haul with kids

Tales from a survivor Do the words “16 hours on a plane with kids” make you feel slightly nauseous? Our baby globetrotters are up there in the big league when it comes to air miles under their belt, but I must admit, even I find the concept of […]

Florida challenge (nearly) complete

What an exciting, exhausting and utterly exhilarating few weeks it has been for the Baby Globetrotter clan, crossing the Atlantic from Abu Dhabi to Orlando, via Doha and Miami.  We have battled ultra long-haul travel, US security, jet lag, hotel plumbing leaks, car journeys, theme park queues, car […]

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The jet lag challenge

Our Florida Challenge #3 “Jet lag our old nemeses, how have you been?” “Yeah it’s been a while, we’re ok thanks” “Yeah baby’s just about sleeping through until 5am now” “Yeah the little man is good, taken about 7 months since the last big trip but finally got […]

The ultra long-haul challenge

Our Florida Challenge #2 Sure there’s long-haul flying, then there is a whole separate league for those most ardent of travellers – the ultra long-haul. Non-stop flights over 12 hours are considered in the aviation industry to be ultra long-haul with only the largest of long-range wide-bodied aircraft […]

The stopover challenge

Our Florida Challenge #1  Ok, making a stopover seemed like a good idea at the time.  We spent hours researching the best and cheapest flight options to get us from Abu Dhabi to Orlando. It is not a direct and straight forward route and with a 7,700 mile journey […]

15 practical ways to conquer jet lag

Jet lag is an unfortunate consequence of long-haul trans-meridian travel; as if dealing with children when you’ve all been cooped up for 14 hours isn’t enough your sleeping and eating, even your toilet patterns are completely thrown out of whack by crossing multiple time zones.  The four main […]

10 steps to festive flying success

Heading home (or away) for the festive season? Don’t let the flight add to your stress, here are my favourite long-haul flying tips for families: Call the airline before you fly – in the day of electronic ticketing it’s easy to become complacent; if you want particular seats, […]

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