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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.

A family adventure in the Italian countryside

A family adventure in the Italian countryside

A great destination for an active family trip all year round, the Umbrian countryside will capture the interest of even the hardest to please young adventurers! Take the family on a memorable break in 2014 to embrace the authentic Italian lifestyle with pizza and pasta making, grape picking in the vineyards of Palazzone and long BBQ lunches amongst the olive groves.

From safaris to sailing, 'big trips' become more accessible for families

From safaris to sailing, 'big trips' become more accessible for families

Family holiday specialist, The Adventure Company has added a number of ‘big trips’ to its small group family adventures programme for 2014, including an island-hopping sailing adventure in the British Virgin Islands, a trip to see the incredible wildlife of the Galapagos, and a safari and island getaway in Tanzania and Zanzibar.

Families set to spend over £600 million on days out this half-term

Parents will spend £86 per family on days out this October half-term according to research from American Express.