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These books are packed with advice for travelling with children of all ages. All books are offered for purchase through so that you can buy with complete confidence.

Your Child Abroad: A Travel Health Guide by Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth & Dr Matthew Ellis

This practical guide is an excellent resource for those planning to travel with a young family, whether off the beaten track or to well-known tourist destinations.

It provides sensible advice on planning your journey covering everything from immunisations and medical kits to potential hazards. There are tools to help parents diagnose illnesses and know when to call a doctor as well as excellent information on dealing with accidents such as burns from hot buffalo milk!

The book is clear and easy to read with useful examples. Highly recommended.

cover Lonely Planet Travel With Children by Cathy Lanigan
This worldwide guide offers advice for travelling with children from toddlers to teens. There is useful information on planning your trip, travel during pregnancy, on-the-road health, culture shock and local transport. The detailed country profiles recommend the best sights to visit with your children. There are also stories from Lonely Planet authors and fun-packed travel games to keep your children amused.
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Take The Kids Travelling - Survive and Enjoy! by Helen Truszkowski

This book provides comprehensive travel information for parents and carers of children from babies to teens. It provides lots of holiday ideas including agents, contacts and places to stay. There is also practical information on travelling with children such as what to do if you child is lost or how to find a doctor away from home. There are lots of novel ideas on how to keep children entertained during the journey too.
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cover Travelling Abroad With Children by Sam Gore-Lyons
This book has lots of useful information for parents planning a family holiday.  It has advice on preparing for the holiday, packing tips and how to keep safe and healthy when you get there.
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