Tagged: holidays

10 clever little travel hacks to save you time and money

top 10 travel hacks to save money

We all know planning a holiday for the family can be stressful and often pricey. Thankfully there are several ways to save some cash, from scoring cheap flights to finding free activities for the family. Continue reading »

Top tips for saving on a family holiday

RACV Noosa Resort-water slides

Going on a holiday or weekend getaway with the family is a great way to escape from your day to day routine, create long lasting memories and spend quality time together. To make planning a family holiday a little easier, we asked holiday website Wotif to share their top tips for getting bang for buck out of your next family trip. Continue reading »

5 great tips for Kiwi family road trips


There’s nothing better than packing up the bags, piling in the kids and hitting the open highway for a good old fashioned Kiwi family road trip. Continue reading »

Travelling with kids: 1000 Kiwi parents share their top tips


Tips for travelling with kids

As airlines increase flight options and the New Zealand dollar continues to stretch further overseas, Kiwis are packing up their kids and taking to the skies more than ever before. We spoke to Wotif to find out the tips and tricks that Kiwi families are using to make travelling with kids easier. Continue reading »

Jet Park Hotel Rotorua

Jet Park Rotorua

We’ve known the good people at Jet Park Auckland for a while now and the Kiwi Families team has often commented that New Zealand could do with more Jet Park Hotels. Well now there’s another – Jet Park Rotorua! Proudly New Zealand owned and operated, the Jet Park team has taken over what used to be the Quality Inn and is transforming it with their usual style and panache.

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Summer holiday food

Summer holiday food

Summer is my favourite time of the year for food. There are so many different types of fruits and vegetables available. Combine that with warmer weather and longer days, and throw in a summer holiday to boot! Continue reading »

How to create a multi-family camping experience

how to create a multi-family camping experience

Coming from a family of five born from the 40s through to the 60s, we all raised our family within easy distance of each other. Now fast forward to 2018, and we’re scattered far and wide. And over this time our children have had little ones of their own. Continue reading »

Travelling with kids – managing transits and stopovers

Travelling with children airports

There’s lots to look forward to when you have an exciting overseas trip planned for you and your family. But, there can be lots of time to fill when you’re waiting for planes, buses, trains, and so on. It can be a challenging time with young children who can get bored easily. Here’s some tips on how to get organised for transits, stopovers, and time at airports to help make your holiday more enjoyable for all of you. Continue reading »

Camping with kids

camping kids

If Huck Finn could float down the Mississippi on a couple of logs lashed together to resemble a raft, then I reckon two adults and a preschooler can manage a holiday tent camping in the Coromandel. Continue reading »

Sightseeing with kids – tips to help you enjoy your time together


Travelling and sightseeing is exciting for you and your family, but can also be stressful. It’s useful to plan-ahead, so here are some tips on sightseeing and getting around, to help you to all enjoy your time together.

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