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Last Updated: Wednesday January 28 2009 16:18 GMT

Kids now are 'jet set generation'

Brad Pitt and actress Angelina Jolie with children arrive at Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo, Japan

As the children of famous actors, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's six kids are used to jetting across the world.

And it seems that you lot aren't doing too badly either, with studies showing that more kids are travelling abroad than ever before.

In fact, most kids visit twice as many countries as their parents did when they were young, new research claims.

Some people are even calling children nowadays the 'jet set' generation.

According to one study, by, lots of children will have visited an average of 14 countries by the time they are 16-years-old.

Kids talk about travelling

But their parents would have only visited an average of seven countries by the same age.

Flying abroad is quicker and cheaper than ever before.

It's also thought more kids are going abroad because their parents think it's important for them to see different countries and cultures.

But things could be about to change.

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Campaigners are encouraging people to take fewer flights because of fears that plane journeys are harmful to the environment.

And experts say the cash crisis means people might not have enough money to go on as many foreign holidays in future.