The benefits of personalized luggage for kids
It can be quite the cause for alarm during the holidays when your family is scattered across the globe. With mom and pop in Florida, cousins on the east coast and your in-laws on the west coast, deciding where to be for the holidays can be very difficult, especially if you are traveling with children. After deciding on which members of the family you will be spending this magical time of the year with, there is the ordeal of getting there. Sure, it’s not a problem to visit when your friends and family are just around the corner, but that’s rarely always the case. The cards will always have it so that poor old Uncle Joe is stationed in the middle of nowhere, away from the family, and often out of the way. It just wouldn’t be right to disregard Uncle Joe because of his inconvenient location.
If this is the year that you intend to go for a bit of an aerial adventure rather than simply turning the corner to visit your local family, then it is best to adequately prepare yourself for this winter adventure. As an adult, it’s probable you are already well informed about the rigors of travel: packing the proper clothes for the destination’s weather forecast, bring passports and tickets, leaving enough room in your luggage for souvenirs, bringing a camera, assuring you have a phone charger, and (since it’s the holiday) bringing a few gifts are all expected of the experienced traveler. What of the inexperienced traveler, though?
For many children, the holiday season will be their very first time traveling via airplane. Some will see it as a very scary event while others will revel in the majesty of soaring through the sky. Instead of packing your children’s bags for them, let your kids build a bit of responsibility and attention to detail by packing their own bags before heading to the airport. You should, of course, double check their bags to make sure they have everything they need – kids will do anything to get away with not brushing their teeth.
Depending on the policies of each individual airport, kids as young as 8 years old are allowed to travel by themselves. As we all know, kids are prone to bouts of forgetfulness, so to ensure your young traveler has safe travels that are not littered with misfortune, you can get him or her some personalized luggage for kids. Customized luggage ensures that your kids will not mistakenly lose their luggage or grab somebody else’s, which means that is one less thing you’ll have to worry about. The thought of your children traveling alone can be a harrowing thought in and of itself, so having to worry about one less thing regarding your children’s travels is truly a blessing for any parent.
Building character and instilling good travel habits in your children at any age is an admirable pursuit. No matter where it is you decide to travel this holiday season, have safe travels and a happy holiday!
Written by Asher Briggs