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Strong pound sees half term holiday bargains

The cost of a half-term holiday has risen by less than 1.5 per cent since last year in all ten popular family holiday destinations, according to research by M&S Bank. The average price increase is just 0.4 per cent, largely as a result of the strong performance of the pound against the euro.

Top holiday planning tips for summer 2014

With summer holidays fast approaching, Caxton FX, a leading international currency card provider, has compiled their top money-saving tips for holiday planning.

Angry Birds Land - Thorpe Park Resort’s brand new attraction flies in

Angry Birds Land - Thorpe Park Resort’s brand new attraction flies in

The amazing new Angry Birds themed land is preparing to nest on 24 May at Thorpe Park Resort, promising a world first experience for families and fans of all ages of the feathered flocks and piggy characters.

Family holidays - Bringing the classroom to life

Family holidays - Bringing the classroom to life

This summer opt for a family holiday that will inspire your child and bring knowledge gained in the classroom to life. Travel broadens the mind and the educational benefit of foreign travel for children is immense.

Parents reveal what they do for the perfect family holiday

A third of parents admit they have taken their children out of school to go on a family holiday, while an additional 30% say they would consider doing it in the future.

Post exam family adventure (meet the Gufsats!)

Post exam family adventure (meet the Gufsats!)

Specialist family and tailor-made operator Adventure Worldwide and sister company Families Worldwide has noticed a growing number of families who continue to travel together well past previous expectations, and is referring to them as the Gufsats (Grown Up Families Still All Travelling Together).

Why David Cameron would love Families Worldwide

A few days ago the Government decided to look at increasing the levels of exercise in schools having concluded that large swathes of the population are severely under exercised!

Sun-drenched Murcia family breaks beckon with great value summer deals

Sun-drenched Murcia family breaks beckon with great value summer deals

Families looking for a sun-soaked beach holiday can take advantage of some fantastic packages in Spain's marvellous Region of Murcia over the coming months – with four night half-board packages for a family of four available from €640 (approx £534).

Kids come first on holiday and make decisions for us, say parents

Kids come first on holiday and make decisions for us, say parents

Parents will sacrifice their own pleasures and relaxation time to please their kids on holiday, according to a new survey by holiday rentals website, HomeAway.co.uk.

Visit the Alps during the summer for a surprisingly cheap holiday

Visit the Alps during the summer for a surprisingly cheap holiday

With all the talk of Michael Gove looking to charge parents for taking children out of school during term time, it’s time to take action to avoid the peak holiday prices and opt for a different holiday destination this summer.

Parents prepared to take fines for term-time holidays

New research reveals that 17% of parents have taken their kids abroad on holiday during term-time – with over a third (35%) saying that they couldn’t otherwise afford to do so.

40 free, family-friendly bike rides unveiled in the Lake District

40 free, family-friendly bike rides unveiled in the Lake District

Fancy a gentle bike ride around the beautiful countryside that inspired the creation of Peter Rabbit? What about a family ‘cycling picnic’ on the tranquil shores of Coniston Water? These are just two of the leisurely experiences you can enjoy, with a programme of new, free guided bike rides across the South and Central Lake District.

Families could save £3,000 on a ski break by heading to Bulgaria

Research from M&S Bank reveals that Bulgaria is the best value ski destination this February half term, with a week’s holiday for a family of four costing £6,225. This is £3,000 cheaper than the most expensive destination, Switzerland, at a cost of £9,499.

2014: What’s hot for family holidays

2014: What’s hot for family holidays

With the busiest holiday booking day approaching next week, package holiday expert, Jet2holidays, and leading leisure airline, Jet2.com, have today revealed ‘What’s Hot’ for family holidays in 2014.

From toddlers to teens, adventure holidays have never been so good

From toddlers to teens, adventure holidays have never been so good

Adventure holiday specialist Families Worldwide has added 10, new, exciting itineraries to its program for 2014/15 from a River Adventure in Croatia to a ground-breaking holiday of a lifetime to Colombia.