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Simply For Flying – My Flight Logbook: My Kids’ First Logbook

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We are a family of travelers, and our kids love traveling by plane. Actually, our son just had his 75th flight recently. So I have been looking for a kids’ logbook to log all these flights for a long time. I used to keep my kids boarding passes together with mine in my diary journal. Until I stumble upon the Simply For Flying flight logbook…

Here are our thoughts.

 

Highlights

42 Flight Log Entries – In one logbook, you can log 42 flights. Each flight log entry has 2 pages. The left page has the flight details (date, from/to, airline, flight number, aircraft type, registration, flying hours, and distance), and the captain’s name and signature. The right page has the flight deck personal comments, and flight memories

Flight Deck Comments – The Captain (or First Officer) can leave your kid a personal message. I think this is something your kids can look forward to.

My Flight Memories – If your kids are a little bit older, they can journal their flight experience.

Other travel information – On the last pages, you can find a world map to color in, time zone chart, conversion table, aircraft types flown checklist, and countries visited checklist. 

Back pocket for boarding pass – You can also keep the boarding passes (if you still have them) at the back pocket. It is not that big though.

Passport-size – The size makes it easier to keep in your bag. It will not take up a lot of space.

 

Drawback

Since my kids are only 4 years old and 9 months old, they wouldn’t be able to fill out the ‘Flight Memories’. Instead, I just stick in the boarding pass. Now, it looks bulky with all the boarding passes. But then, the logbook is made to be filled out, and not to be pasted with boarding passes. The back pocket for boarding passes is too small. I guess I would have to look again for a logbook that includes a pocket for a photo/postcard and a boarding pass on each flight entry. LOL

Our Experience

Travel Experience

You can ask the crew to give it to the pilot for them to fill it out. However, I suggest not bothering the pilot if it’s only a 30-minute flight or a 1-hour flight. They have so much to do in such a very short flight. Also, try to give it ahead of time so they can find time to complete it.

 

Shopping Experience

Simply For Flying online store is based in Australia. However, they also cater to international customers, and one logbook costs €14.95. Since I am based in the US, I ordered mine from Penguino Travel, and it costs $18 each. I received the product after 2 days via USPS Priority Mail.

 

Wellington World Travels Ratings

Usefulness: 10/10 This is definitely useful to log all your kids’ flights. Read above the highlights of the product.

Durability 10/10 So far, it is still in good condition after 2 months of using it. Maybe because I am the one keeping it. But if my kids are the one keeping it… I wouldn’t know what’s gonna happen. LOL 

Value 10/10 You can log 42 flights on one logbook, so I think $18 is worth it. HOWEVER, if you only fly once or twice a year, then I don’t think $18 is worth it. You can always improvise or use your creativity to log your kids’ flights. 

 

Final verdict

We love it. It is a great travel keepsake for kids. Even my husband enjoys keeping track of our kids’ flights. It is also a great gift idea for families who travel. We gave this to our son as his 4th-birthday present.

Please check out their website here and their other products.

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Simply For Flying – My Flight Logbook: My Kids’ First Logbook

  1. Thank you for your tried & tested review of using the Simply For Flying Logbook. It puts a smile on my face knowing how many wonderful flight memories your children are making and the the timeless keepsake you are creating for them.
    You may want to think about adding what they did or watch during their flight , a photo or a funny story as an alternative to their boarding passes
    We have a wonderful selection of Stockists located around the globe 🙂 thank you for finding us at Penguino xx

    Bronwyn
    Founder

  2. Lovely idea! Once or twice a year is our limit though. I still wouldn’t rule it out though – I can rarely resist notebooks of any type.

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