How to Keep Your Multigenerational Vacation from Becoming the Griswolds on Steroids

How to Keep Your Multigenerational Vacation from Becoming the Griswolds on Steroids

Posted on December 27, 2015   •   Written by   •   Appears in The Globe and Mail

The panic first hit me on the plane. To my left, my 11-year-old son looking out at the clouds, to my right, my 68-year old mother looking over at him, and in the middle, me, silently praying that I could keep them both entertained over the course of four days in Mexico. Booking an all-inclusive property that required nothing of me – except that I point them to the kids’ club and beach-side loungers, respectively – saved the day.

It easily could have been much worse.

For most, the prospect of multigenerational travel brings to mind one of two scenarios: a holiday card or the Griswolds on steroids.

A solid mix of exasperation and exhilaration, multigenerational trips aren’t easy to plan or execute but the possibility of survival is there if you’re prepared. These tips will help you reduce the bumps of an intergenerational trip.

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