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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Parents will spend £86 per family on days out this October half-term according to research from American Express.
With the British weather turning into grey skies and wet weekends, now is the time to book that winter-sun half term holiday to the Caribbean's most family-friendly island, Jamaica.
The 5 star Self Catering Retallack Resort & Spa on Cornwall's spectacular north coast is gearing up for a scarily good autumn break over the Half Term with friends and family.
Children using technology on holiday could be distracted from quality family time, a new survey has revealed.
While times remain tight for a large majority of British families and many have had to make financial sacrifices, going on a summer holiday is not something they are willing to give up, according to recent insight from Asda Money.
When it comes to holidays, it appears that the days of lads’ weekends and girlie getaways are on the way out, with 58 per cent of Brits admitting they prefer going on holiday with family rather than friends.
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