Most embassies need to see a clear bank statement (with sufficient funds) from your bank to be sure that you will not become an economic burden to their country or resort to criminal means to earn a living.
Open a savings account | If you really want to raise money for your vacation, then this is a good place to start. Rather than use whatever is left in your bank account at the time of traveling.
Whether it is plane, car ride, train or bus, you can agree that traveling with kids can be mind numbing and a bit stressful, right? Especially if you are getting evil sideways glares from passengers.
#3. Create a rough schedule of activities You don't want to plan every second of every day of the family vacation. Instead create a flexible schedule of the activities that you all want to get involved in.