All about us

Bring your own kids (BYOKids for short) is Australia’s strongest and most focused family travel brand and specialist family travel service.   BYOkids offers a licensed specialist family holiday booking service and is fully IATA, ATAS, CLIA accredited. offers a free independent website thats committed to providing quality information for parents planning a holiday 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. BYOkids has a large and active social media community.

For years families have found it difficult to plan a holiday.  Having the kids in tow creates its own challenges and rewards. Whether it is the need for adjoining rooms, kids clubs, family activities, all inclusive holidays, family friendly cruise ships, large families or specific individual requirements.  Here at BYOKids we are the experts families have been looking for!

BYOkids began as purely an information website for families but due to readers pleas for assistance with their holiday plans become a specialist family travel service in late 2006.  Most families prefer to work with a family specialist.  The family holiday is often the third biggest investment after their home and car.  BYOkids offers a travel service just for families! Today, BYOkids generates the largest amount of enquiry for family travel packages, specialist advice, holiday deals, travel planning and booking services – Australia Wide.

BYOkids was awarded best new business in Australia 2007 and best Micro business in Australia 2008.  Our commitment to customer service, our knowledge, passion and unique website are setting us apart in the niche market of family holidays.

Who's behind BYOkids 

Leah Squire, founder of BYOkids is a wife and mother of two boys.  With over 25 years experience in tourism and hospitality and a passion for travel especially with kids. Leah started with the aim of providing a user friendly online resource for parents after being frustrated at the lack of relevant family holiday information available for mums and dads.  Leah is supported by an amazing team of travel consultants all well travelled and experienced at travelling with kids in tow.  

You can phone BYOkids head office on 1300BYOkids (1300 296 543) 

Message us via or complete an enquiry form online

All BYOkids bookings are facilitated by 

Tewantin Travel

Phone:(07) 5447 1011

ATAS No. A11479

Shop 14, Tewantin Plaza,

113 Poinciana Avenue Tewantin, QLD, 4565

For Marketing, Advertising, Travel Review or Media Enquiries please contact Leah on 0424551699