With constant demands and pressures at home, single parents can benefit just as much, if not more, than any parent from a travel getaway with the kids. But unless you seek out a hotel that offers respectable childcare facilities, it can be tricky to get any time alone. It’s important to plan with your kids in mind.
When it comes to family travel packages, single parents with children often get the short-end of the deal, essentially paying the price of two adults. To get the most for your money, work one-on-one with a travel agent to save time and frustration, or join a single parent travel club, such as Parents without Partners, to keep up-to-date on the latest travel insights. Keep in mind that most single parent travel discounts on accommodations are only offered in the low season.
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