The average family intends to spend £1,937 on their main holiday this year (not including spending money); £281 (or 17%) more than the amount spent last year, according to research from M&S Bank.
With the school summer holidays in full swing, Pennsylvania's largest city, Philadelphia is the destination of choice for many families looking for a holiday which combines the best of culture alongside child-friendly entertainment.
Family holidays will be even more exciting this summer as Acacia Africa have three very different experiences on offer. Small group trips, upscale lodges and glamping options, and a new accommodated overland collection are available for those with kids in tow, the tour operator making Africa more affordable.
An increasing number of Brits are ‘boomeranging’ back to the same holiday destination year after year.
“There’s no such thing as a ‘normal’ family, and, equally, there’s no such thing as a ‘typical’ family holiday”, say the experts at Activities Abroad.
There are many good reasons for a dream holiday with the whole family in the Seychelles. Endless flat beaches with fine sand add to enjoyable and safe fun in the water for children and pure relaxation for parents. Because the continuously warm climate in the Seychelles never wanders into the extremes, these experiences are year round.
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.
With summer holidays fast approaching, Caxton FX, a leading international currency card provider, has compiled their top money-saving tips for holiday planning.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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!
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).
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.
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