Planning a family trip sounds much exciting and seems to be a fun filled experience for the family members. People plan to visit exciting tourist destination as soon as children have their vacation and they get time to spend some quality time with their family. They generally look for holiday packages that are available at various tour and holiday agencies. People generally prefer packages like Vietnam family tours that cover all the major attractions of the destination, thereby guiding each and every place of that destination.
But before travelling, one need to focus on various safety tips in order to spend and experience a harmonious family trip. So, let us have a brief look on those important points:
- Before Going On A Trip:
ü Research briefly about the place you are about to go.
ü Spare a copy of your journey along with the trusted family member or any of your close friends.
ü List down important emergency contacts and its related information.
ü Have a look on basic safety information, legal rules as well as procedures as in certain cases if you need it.
- Packing The Essentials:
ü Do not travel too heavily and prefer to pack your basic essentials inside your carry-on bag.
ü Keep childproofing supplies along with you all the time like baby gates and electric outlets.
ü Carry a basic first aid kit along with you just in case if you need it.
ü Be aware of the rules as to what you need to carry on and what requires checking when.
- While Going Airport By Road:
ü Ensure that your child is being seated on approved child safety seats that are being declared by the state government. The infants need to be seated in rear-facing convertible seats while the toddlers need to be seated in forward facing convertible seats. The young children may be seated on booster seats that keep them safe.
ü If the children is old enough that he does not require child safety seat, they may travel in car seats by wearing their car seat belts.
ü Do not ever leave your child alone in the car. It may be risky.
- After Reaching At The Airport And Travelling In Flight:
ü Understand all the safety as well as security rules, procedures as well as instructions.
ü Give instructions to your children to cooperate with the security officials and warn them not to make jokes or any kind of false threats regarding any kind of security issues.
ü Check basic essentials of your child like diaper bags, strollers and other equipments. Also, the baby needs to be travelled in the child safety seats as the car. So make sure you have proper availability for it.
- While Check-In At The Hotel:
ü While entering the hotel room make sure that the room does not contain any kind of potential hazards like furniture with sharp corners or open electrical outlets.
ü Check for the nearest fire alarms, fire exits as well as fire extinguisher to your room and teach your children what to do in case of a fire.
ü Keep potentially hazardous items like toiletries out of reach of your children and keep an eye on them as well as supervise them all the time.
- While Going Out For Visiting Places:
ü Supervise your children all the time and more importantly in the public restrooms, near swimming pools as well as in the areas with larger crowds.
ü Ensure that your child cross streets under your supervision. Also if in the case they are lost, instruct them prior to reach at any safe place and thus stay over there.
ü Instruct your children not to take anything from strangers or go anywhere along with them. Also keep your contact information in the children pocket.
Thus, these wee some of the important family safety tips that is needed to be followed for having a harmonious family trip.
Bency George is passionate about travelling to various countries of the world. He has immense knowledge on travelling and thus giving important safety tips to be followed while travelling with family to trips like Vietnam family tours.