Millions of grandparents are now tagging along on the family holiday, a study has revealed. Researchers found that four in ten adults are asking their own parents to come on the annual summer get-away in order for the whole family to spend time together.
Education Secretary, Michael Gove recently proposed that school holidays should be made shorter to improve children’s academic performance.
Parents seeking fun for all the family over Whitsun half-term should head to the emerging Spanish Region of Murcia - with a week's full board holiday for a family of four available for just €1,558. (approx. £1,320).
Nearly a quarter of UK families with school age children have or are considering a holiday during school term and could save an average of £664.00 on their holiday spending.
A pre-school paradise of imaginative fun and play awaits young visitors to the Legoland Windsor Resort from 18 May 2013, with the opening of a completely new themed land Duplo Valley; and a brick by brick restoration of firm family favourite Fairy Tale Brook.
For a family-friendly adventure this May half-term, HF Holidays suggests pedalling at your own unhurried pace through picturesque countryside past historical sights, exploring a new culture and country.
When planning a family holiday move away from the administrative role of booking flights and searching for accommodation and invest some energy visualising how that time away will be best spent.
Why not get out and about this summer and combine a family walk on the South West Coast Path with a host of other old-fashioned childhood pleasures, from crabbing in rockpools and exploring hidden coves, to following in the footsteps of giants.
If you’ve not booked a family holiday for the Whitsun half term holiday in late May, Families Worldwide still has availability to many destinations including the following:
Croatia’s Adriatic Coast has been confirmed as the location for the fourth series of the popular fantasy television series Game of Thrones (out in 2014). It is also the setting for Activities Abroad’s brand-new family holiday which takes place in Novigrad, a small fishing village on the Adriatic coast.
It seems jetting off abroad for some time-out from home life is now a thing of the past. New research from Aviva reveals that holidaymakers are increasingly going away with grandparents, parents, siblings, cousins and friends in a bid to get some quality time together compared to a decade ago.
Africa has a lot to offer for all ages, with enormous scope for fun and imaginative family holidays.
Swissotel Resort Phuket indulges families who are planning a relaxing holiday this summer. Guests can enjoy exclusive offers and treats for children, with a minimum stay of two nights, valid until 30 June 2013.
From seeing Killer Whales (Orcas) in Johnstone Strait to swimming in the warm waters of Desolation Sound, both adults and kids can have an amazing outdoor experience and reconnect with nature on a Wildcoast kayak vacation.
Aspen, home to a plethora of world-class restaurants, historic hotels and beautiful landscapes, has long been recognised as one of the most vibrant and creative towns in the world - one where exceptional cultural and sporting events, and leading institutions come together to offer highly-original programmes for all the family.
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