We asked our Eyewitness News at 4 anchors Erik Barajas, Ilona Carson, Casey Curry and Rebecca Spera -- all parents of young children -- to share their one game-changing tip for traveling with kids during the holiday season.
Casey Curry recommends mailing bulky items -- like diapers, juice boxes and soymilk -- to your final destination instead of paying for extra checked bags on your flight.
A carseat backpack made a world of difference for Rebecca Spera, giving her one less thing to carry as her young son and his carseat journeyed through the airport on her back.
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Jelly beans and lollipops are Ilona Carson's go-to rewards for well-behaved children on trains and airplanes. As a bonus, she shares them with nearby parents whose kids need some positive reinforcement.
An entertained car is a quiet car. Erik Barajas makes sure his sons each have a set of low-cost headphones on road trips. The kids stay quiet and, if the headphones get lost, they're not expensive to replace.
What are your best holiday travel tips?