Whether lying on a secluded beach, visiting family overseas, hiking in the hills or a city business trip is on the to-do list this summer, people are being advised to make sure they do not miss out by leaving their passport applications to the last minute.
Parents will spend nearly £1,000 per child on childcare, days out, treats and food over the school summer holidays, according to research by the Nationwide Building Society.
New research from credit card company Capital One reveals holidaymakers’ extensive and costly efforts to prepare for their summer breaks, as they spend a collective £12 billion on clothes, beauty treatments, fitness regimes and other pre-holiday essentials.
New research on behalf of Nationwide Building Society suggests that the inordinate cost differential between holidays in and out of school term time is driving parents to take their children out of school in order to obtain an affordable family break, as 37% of those surveyed admitted they had taken their children out of school to get a good deal on a holiday.
While going on holiday is something that most people plan and look forward to for ages, it can end up being quite a stressful experience.
The summer holidays are almost upon us - fun for children but, daunting for mums and dads worrying how to keep the kids entertained for a whole six weeks.
Japan Journeys, a leading specialist operator of tailor-made holidays and escorted tours to Japan, has launched a new 12-night dedicated Family Holiday package combining the best of Japan’s cultural and modern experiences for discerning families, starting from £5,895 (total for two adults and two children aged 11 or under).
If booking a family summer holiday is still on your to-do list, fear not. Family specialist Activities Abroad still has availability on a number of departures this summer.
Desroches Island, the luxurious remote island in the Seychelles, is set to launch Kids' Haven, to provide its younger guests with inspiring, exciting and unusual experiences and activities.
The malaria-free Gondwana Game Reserve is South Africa’s hottest destination for independent self-drive family safaris.
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.
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