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Parents willing to risk fines to save £679 on the cost of their family holiday

61% of UK parents would let their children miss some days of school to have a family holiday, a new study commissioned by Gocompare.com has found.

Active family holidays in the Austrian Tirol

Active family holidays in the Austrian Tirol

With May half-term done and dusted, the next big holiday to plan is the long summer school break.

School holiday travel pricing leaves many families squeezed

School holiday travel pricing leaves many families squeezed

Traditionally, families have planned their annual getaway during the long summer holiday when school takes a break for six weeks or so.

Ten up-and-coming destinations for summer 2015

Ten up-and-coming destinations for summer 2015

With summer approaching and UK travellers beginning to research their holidays, hotel search website trivago.co.uk has compiled a list of ten up-and-coming destinations. Searches made during 2013 were compared to searches made during 2014, to select ten destinations with the largest increase in searches.

European bookings rise as Euro falls

European bookings rise as Euro falls

Families Worldwide reports a significant increase in bookings for its European destinations as the pound continues to strengthen against the Euro.

Whale watching family holiday this Easter in Italy

Whale watching family holiday this Easter in Italy

Families looking for alternative Easter holiday ideas can head to the shores of the Italian region of Liguria for a whale watching short break.

A holiday resolution revolution

A holiday resolution revolution

With all those New Year diet and fitness resolutions starting to waiver it appears that there is one set of resolutions a third of us Brits do stick to every year – those relating to our holidays!

Treat the whole family with a trip to Gleneagles this February half term

Treat the whole family with a trip to Gleneagles this February half term

Give the kids a holiday to remember with an action packed February half-term at The Gleneagles Hotel. Set amongst the rolling hills of Perthshire, Scotland, the idyllic 850 acre estate is the perfect countryside retreat and only one hour away from Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Early bookings boom as a third of summer holidays sell

A third of summer holidays will be sold in January and February according to ABTA, with early bookers taking advantage of some of the travel industry’s best deals.

Euro slump means British families could save hundreds on European breaks

British families could save hundreds of pounds on their next European holiday thanks to the current Euro slump.

Holiday nation - Britons early to book holiday escapes

23.5 million people in Britain (50% of adults) are planning overseas holiday escapes during 2015, and 22.1 million (47%) are planning a holiday within the UK, according to research from Sainsbury’s Travel Insurance.

Honeymoon and family cottages in Meru National Park, Kenya

Honeymoon and family cottages in Meru National Park, Kenya

The iconic Elsa’s Kopje located in Meru National Park, Kenya on the site where Born Free was filmed and Joy and George Adamson released Elsa the lioness has completed a makeover offering more suites for honeymooners and families.

A truly global choice from Families Worldwide in 2015

A truly global choice from Families Worldwide in 2015

Market-leading family adventure holiday company Families Worldwide, has launched its exciting 2015 programme revealing no fewer than 13 brand new itineraries, taking the total number of countries to choose from around the world to 32.

Europe's largest high altitude ski plateau - The perfect family ski holiday

Europe's largest high altitude ski plateau - The perfect family ski holiday

You would be forgiven for comparing this place to the rolling English countryside rather than the grey, granite, sharpness associated with many Alpine ski settings.

What type of skiing family are you?

What type of skiing family are you?

Family holidays take a bucket load of planning, family skiing holidays take that level of organisation to another dimension. Pick the wrong resort and you could end up spending more time doing the ski school run than the skiing runs.