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Over a third of Brits make lifelong friends with people they’ve met on holiday

Over a third of Brits make lifelong friends with people they’ve met on holiday

Brits will be returning from their annual summer holidays with more than a tan and happy memories, as a new study reveals over a third form lifelong friendships with fellow holidaymakers.

Virgin Holidays abolish stealth hotel charges for single parent families

Virgin Holidays abolish stealth hotel charges for single parent families

Virgin Holidays has become the first holiday company to abolish stealth hotel charges for single parent families to a string of long-haul destinations.

Discover charming Samoens in the French Alps this summer

Discover charming Samoens in the French Alps this summer

Located in the serenely beautiful French Alps, the charming village of Samoens is an idyllic summer holiday destination.

Experience family fun in Catalonia

Experience family fun in Catalonia

From tranquil beaches and glass-bottomed boats to fire festivals and Ferrari Land, summer in Catalonia brings a wealth of experiences sure to delight families.

New research reveals most popular family holiday destinations of the summer

Paphos is 2016’s most popular package holiday choice according to a study carried out by travel retailer Holiday Hypermarket.

Family getaway on gramps

Generous grandparents are making it possible for the whole family to go away together as one in seven over 50s have been on holiday with their children and grandchildren and a third have paid for the whole trip, according to Saga Travel Insurance.

When it comes to holidays, British kids won’t be parted from their tech…or their mums

When asked for the one thing they would most like to take on holiday, almost half of the UK’s children (46 per cent) named a form of technology, with more than a third (37 per cent) saying they’d bring a phone or tablet.

Late family adventure this summer

Late family adventure this summer

If you have been so distracted that you have forgotten to book the family holiday, don’t panic, there is still some availability from market leader Families Worldwide

Lesser-known summer resorts for families in the Austrian Tirol

Lesser-known summer resorts for families in the Austrian Tirol

Some of the most well-known and best-loved summer resorts for British families, such as Scheffau or Ellmau in the Wilder Kaiser and Alpbach in the Alpbachtal, continue to appeal year-on-year.

British families fork out more than two and a half months’ salary on summer break

The average British family will spend two and a half months’ wages on their summer holiday, according to new research by shopping website with a heart, Give as you Live.

Families Worldwide launches 10th anniversary brochure

Families Worldwide launches 10th anniversary brochure

Next year marks the 10th anniversary of the UK’s leading family adventure holiday company, Families Worldwide, and this week their new 2016/17 brochure is launched revealing 13 new itineraries, taking the total number of options to over 50 trips in 40 countries around the world.

The early bird catches the best half term adventure

The early bird catches the best half term adventure

Many of Families Worldwide’s loyal customers book their next holiday as soon as they return from the previous one to ensure they get exactly what they want. What’s more Families Worldwide is offering up to 15% off all new bookings made between now and the end of August!

Stay safe by the pool this summer

Stay safe by the pool this summer

Summer holidays are all about sun, sand and sea (or pool), which is fun for all the family, but can also bring safety fears with little ones charging around the poolside or paddling in the waves.

Retreats fit for a rock star, chef, action man…and Dad!

Looking for inspiration this Father’s Day (June 21st)? Why not spend some quality time with dad this year and take him on a cottage break? Forget the usual gifts like power tools, socks or gardening gloves and choose a unique self-catering property to reflect his personality and interests.

Have an Olympic family adventure in Brazil (before the Olympics!)

Have an Olympic family adventure in Brazil (before the Olympics!)

Next year the Olympics will hit Brazil and the global attention is going to make the country an even bigger tourist attraction than it is already!