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Stay safe by the pool this summer

Stay safe by the pool this summer

Summer holidays are all about sun, sand and sea (or pool), which is fun for all the family, but can also bring safety fears with little ones charging around the poolside or paddling in the waves.

Retreats fit for a rock star, chef, action man…and Dad!

Looking for inspiration this Father’s Day (June 21st)? Why not spend some quality time with dad this year and take him on a cottage break? Forget the usual gifts like power tools, socks or gardening gloves and choose a unique self-catering property to reflect his personality and interests.

Have an Olympic family adventure in Brazil (before the Olympics!)

Have an Olympic family adventure in Brazil (before the Olympics!)

Next year the Olympics will hit Brazil and the global attention is going to make the country an even bigger tourist attraction than it is already!

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.