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Austin Adventures Names February 2018 “Family Appreciation” Month - Invites Kids & Parents to Attend a Live Webinar

Story by Austin Adventures

Posted: January 31, 2018

Take a break from work. Today is National Plan for Vacation Day! And in support and observance, the nation’s leading active family travel company, Austin Adventures, has designated the entire month of February as “Family Appreciation” month with special incentives and giveaways, plus an interactive child & parent “take a national park vacation” webinar that all ages will want to attend.

According to the U.S. Travel Association, sponsor of National Plan for Vacation Day, “51% of Americans skip the one step that could help them vacation more: planning.” Veteran tour operator Austin Adventures agrees and to assist families in their vacation planning, they encourage the public to log-on and participate in a lively and informative online webinar to be held Wednesday, February 7 at 7:00 PM Eastern Time. Click here to register.

Kasey Austin in Yellowstone

The event is hosted by Kasey Austin, Outside Magazine 2014 Family Guide of the Year with a cameo appearance by Dan Austin, company founder, President and travel industry icon. Together, the Austin Family has set the bar for family adventure travel for decades, so much so, they are often referred to as “the First Family of Adventure.” During this informal and informative webinar focused on the younger generation, Kasey will offer tips and insights on planning and visiting America’s National Parks along with a few other popular destinations.

As an incentive to register and attend, every family that participates will receive a coupon worth $250 off their next Austin Adventures family vacation. Plus, all participating kids (age 6-12) whose parents end up booking a 2018 family national park trip will receive a cool logo-embossed backpack (on Day 1 of the trip) full of swag (logo water bottle, trip journal, field guide, hacky sack, stickers and more).

“We are really looking forward to sharing what we know and have learned from our 25+ years of taking families deep into our national parks,” said Kasey Austin. “Dan and I will draw from our own experiences and help families with real-time information that can assist them in making the most of a park vacation, whether with us or on their own. There will be a follow-up email survey as well as plenty of time for questions and answers.”

The webinar will help Austin Adventures kick-off their first annual “Family Appreciation” Month. Dedicated to celebrating and encouraging family vacations worldwide, this observance comes on the heels of the company’s wildly successful “Alumni Appreciation” month held in December 2017.  Throughout the month there will be dedicated e-newsletters and blogs on family travel, special incentives, travel agent promotions and for extended families, an offer of a free trip for one guest in groups of ten or more booked. A free Insider’s Guide to Planning the Perfect Family Adventure will also be offered. Plus, for families booking an Austin Adventures family trip by February 28, 2018, each child under the age of 12 will receive a complimentary backpack.

Austin Adventures has led the field when it comes to family adventures (twice being acknowledged by Travel + Leisure Magazine as the #1 Tour and Family Tour Operator in the World). For 2018, there are over 40 family adventures planned across the globe. Here is a sampling of some of the more popular National Park itineraries on the current Austin Adventures roster. All adult rates are per person, double occupancy.

Grand Canyon National Park: 6-days/5-nights from $2,998; children from $2,698.

Alaska- Kenai Fjords National Park: 6 days/5 nights from $3,698; children from $3,328.

Bryce & Zion National Parks: 6 days/5 nights from $2,798; children from $2,518.

Yellowstone National Park:  6 days/5 nights from $2,698; children from $2,428.

Grand Teton National Park: 6 days/5 nights from $3,298; children from $2,968.

Yosemite National Park: 6 days/5 nights from $3,698; children from $3,328.

Glacier National Park: 6 days/5 nights from $3,198; children from $2,878.

South Dakota – Black Hills (Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monuments / Wind Cave NP): 6 days/5 nights from $2,698; children from $2,428.

Banff to Jasper National Parks 6 days/5 nights from $2,998; children from $2,698.

To help plan the next family adventure, Austin Adventures’ 2018 catalog is available upon request. Please order ONLINE or call 1.800.575.1540 or email [email protected]. For a full roster of 2018 trips that is frequently updated beyond the print catalog, please visit

About Austin Adventures

Based in Billings, Montana, Austin Adventures has spent more than 40 years building an international reputation as a top provider of luxury, small group, multisport tours for adults and families to the world’s most captivating destinations. Acknowledged twice by Travel + Leisure Magazine with the prestigious World’s Best Awards along with other national media accolades and distinctions. Austin Adventures has perfected the art of creating itineraries featuring exceptional regional dining, distinctive accommodations, incredible guides and exhilarating activities, all while keeping all-inclusive rates and services the norm. In addition to scheduled group departures on all seven continents, Austin Adventures has developed a reputation as the leader in customized trip planning and execution. All backed by the industry’s best money-back satisfaction guarantee.