Preparing in advance is often half the battle, especially when travelling with children. Everyone’s passport is obviously a must when going abroad. But did you think of bringing a copy of your travel insurance? And don’t forget your favourite book for the 12-hour flight! Also bear in mind that a heavy suitcase will soon become a burden. Pulling your hair out at the thought of all that hassle? No need to stress, Novotel has a few handy and practical tips to ease the strain of packing.