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Algarve Leads List of Best-Value Holiday Destinations

The best value for money in terms of Easter holidays and breaks will be traditional family destinations in Europe.

Families Warned to Expect Channel Crossing Delays

New passport checks are being put into place for cross-Channel transport; families are advised to leave extra time.

British Families Spending More on Holidays

A new TripAdvisor poll has shown that the average annual British household holiday budget is undergoing an 8% rise in 2015, to £5,500.

Headteachers Given Powers to Set School Holiday Dates

Parents will have the potential to take cheaper family holidays when new rules come into place from September 2015.

Strength of Pound Reduces Family Holiday Costs

With sterling at a 7-year high against the Euro, parents are due to get more for their money when it comes to family holidays in 2015.

Early Bookings Increase on Family Holidays

More and more families are booking their family summer holiday earlier in the year to take advantage of big savings.

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‘Sunshine Saturday’ Bookings Peak Predicted

A hike in holiday bookings for 2015 is predicted as New Year blues and low temperatures take hold.

Holidays Set to Fall in Price in 2015

The Air Passenger Duty cut and the impending oil price drop will create cheaper family holidays in 2015.

Grandparent Ski Holidays on the Rise

‘Gramping' holidays are a growing sector of family ski holiday market following a report by the all-inclusive family ski holiday provider, Club Med.

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort Announces New Year Offerings

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort announces developments for 2015, including brand new themed bedrooms at the resort hotel, character meet and greet for the children and a live action music show.

Holiday Firms Promise to Refund APD on Existing Bookings

Thomson and other travel companies pledge Air Passenger Duty tax refund for families that have already booked for next summer.

Air Passenger Duty Abolished for Under-12s

The Chancellor George Osborne announces a welcome cut in Air Passenger Duty tax for families from May 2015 and the possibility of further reductions in 2016.

PM Reported to Favour Axeing APD for Children

The Prime Minister is all set to support the campaign to axe air tax for children; leading to holidays savings for parents.

Government Urged to Axe Air Passenger Duty for Children

The UK Government are urged to make changes to the Air Passenger Duty tax to make family holidays abroad much more affordable.

Butlin's ‘Reinvent Chalet Holiday’ with Mumsnet Help

With inspiration from a Mumsnet online chat forum, the new chalet village at Butlin's Minehead is due to open Easter 2015.

Kids’ Influence on Holiday Choices Grows

A recent survey of 2000 parents finds that children have a big say in their family holiday destination choices or even book the family holiday themselves.

Paddington Exhibition & Trail to Open in London

London will become the home to all things 'Paddington Bear' in 2014, including an exhibition and trail about the famous bear, making for a great family city break.

Richard Branson Defends Termtime Holidays

Virgin founder states support for campaigning parents to take their children out of school during termtime without being fined.

Ryanair Launches Family Product

Ryanair announces pricing policy changes for families, including discounts when travelling with children, allocated seating and extra baggage allowance.

Term-time holiday ban challenged

Parents get together to launch a new campaign for a review on term-time holidays,family holiday price issues and the policies currently in place.