Free Webinar - Planning a Family Vacation

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Recognizing that numerous tourist destinations are competing for our travel dollar, coupled with our perception that our time is at a premium, it is highly worthwhile to apply planning skills to mapping out a destination and a budget that meets the interests and financial constraints of our family. With numerous choices and considerations, a planned vacation can be a creative and exciting process and deliver exceptional value as well.
 
Target Audience- Parents and family members interested in learning how to make effective vacation plans.
 
Expected Duration- 45-60 minutes
 
Workshop Objectives- At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
  • Identify vacation options
  • Describe what choices are available based on interests and age of children and method of travel
  • Identify ways to save money and stay within budget
  • Describe how to encourage children/teens to participate in planning
  • Identify ways to manage the family on extended trips
  • Describe methods of handling boredom and over-stimulation
  • Describe effective conflict resolution skills
  • Identify how to choose age-appropriate vacations
  • Describe how to plan for emergencies while on vacation
  • Describe the importance of back-up plans and exit strategies
  • Describe ways to prepare for potential medical emergencies
  • Identify the importance of a quality checklist before leaving home

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Date: 
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 13:00