5 Spring Break Tips for Families


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Stay Safe on the Road
Probably not a good idea to let the kids drive.
Probably not a good idea to let the kids drive.
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Traveling on holiday will give your children a better appreciation of the world around them and get you all out of the house to enjoy some fresh air. To make sure you're as safe on the road as you are at home, observe these precautions:

  • Tell someone where you're going and when you'll be back.
  • Be vigilant in crowds and keep your children nearby and in your line of sight. Never leave your valuables, like your handbag, wallet, luggage, keys or identification unattended.
  • Avoid traveling with expensive items like high-end electronics or valuable jewelry.
  • Don't give out your personal information or reveal your plans to strangers.

In the excitement of holiday fun, it's easy for children to forget about safety. Discuss activity specific safety measures with them before you head out for an event. Whether it's about safe practices around strangers or making sure there's a lifeguard on duty at the pool, remind your children about the rules. You want them to have a terrific and safe holiday.

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