When it comes to traveling with family, it pays to plan ahead. According to CBS MoneyWatch, the best time to save money on booking a hotel is 14–21 days in advance of your trip. Although early booking won't allow you the chance to make a thrilling last-minute bid on a hotel room, you'll be thankful that you paid a little bit more for peace of mind and for value-added features that make the vacation rewarding for everyone.
Before you plan your hotel stay, make sure you prioritize the experiences and amenities your family wants to enjoy during your vacation. So many hotels are competing for your business that it can be hard to decide where to book. Consider the following factors to help you narrow your search:
Hotels across the country offer an array of family-friendly amenities that you'll want to look into before you book, including the following:
Make a list of the services that are most important to your family — and book accordingly! Some of the services may come with a price, but sometimes it's worth spending a little more for a quality experience.
Let's face it: Vacationing with kids isn't for the faint of heart because there's no guarantee that the adults will have a chance to rest and recover during the trip. That said, make sure that your family hotel offers opportunities for you and your spouse to have adult time and space. Embassy Suites, for instance, has wonderful amenities that will let you enjoy real relaxation on your family vacation:
What makes or breaks a hotel stay for your family? Share with us in the comments section below!
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