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Summer Holiday Survival Guide for Separated Families

Mediation charity offers advice as schools close for the summer

The summer holidays can prove challenging for all families. Juggling childcare, entertaining the kids, and keeping them topped up with endless snacks over the six-week period can prove tough for even the most organised of parents.

For separated couples though it can be particularly hard.

According to...

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Peak Season Bargain Family Holidays to Cornwall

You could be forgiven for thinking that such has been the resurgence of family travel, there is nothing left for the school summer holidays, and that prices have gone through the roof. Not so!

Here are some great deals from Lovat Holiday Parks and what’s more you can avoid the chaos at UK airports and the mountains of suitcases!

Sun Haven Holiday Park, Mawgan Porth,...
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Tripadvisor Travel Index Reveals Brits Will Hang on to Summer Holidays this Year Despite Feeling the Pinch

As temperatures become more balmy this week and the school summer break is just a couple of months away, many will be eager to book a holiday – if they haven’t done so already – but where are the hotspots to head to this summer?

Tripadvisor today released its Summer Travel Index, using a combination of search and sentiment data to reveal what is on the minds of British travellers...

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The Virtually Unbreakable Sunglasses For Kids

The Essential Companion for a Kid’s Summer Hols… Suneez®, The Virtually Unbreakable Sunglasses For Kids

Suneez® - the world’s number one sunglasses brand for cool kids – make the best travel companion to keep a little one’s eyes safe on this year’s summer holiday.

Offering 100% UVA/ UVB protection, Suneez® lenses block 100% of harmful UVA / UVB rays up to and including UV400, so they...

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The 10 Best Family Friendly Destinations in the UK for Summer 2022

Family getaways: The UK's top 10 destinations if you're travelling with little ones

  • compare the market .com launches its Family Staycation Index featuring the places to visit in the UK in 2022
  • Windsor and Maidenhead crowned as the top destinations for families, thanks to the range of entertainment options, food, and attractions

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Will taking your children out of school during term time land you in detention?

When can you do it and what are the potential penalties?

With the huge rise in staycations and the dramatic increase in cost of holidays in the UK, an increasing number of parents will be tempted to take their children out of school to benefit from cheaper deals that can be found by holidaying during term time.

However, by doing so, parents run the risk of heavy fines and...

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Sun, sea, sand…and work – welcome to the new phenomenon, ‘the Woliday’, as almost half of Brits are extending getaway by working from the seaside

  • New research from EE reveals almost half (47%) of Brits will make the most of ubiquitous mobile coverage to take an extended ‘woliday’ - as travel restrictions lead to staycations increase
  • Nearly three quarters (73%) of workers reveal how the main motivation is to spend more quality time with family at UK holiday hotspots
  • Superfast data speed has become a
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Free summer activities pack to entertain families over the summer

The charity Family Action has produced a free, downloadable activities pack ‘Creating Happy Memories’ that is full of lots of fun ideas to help families have a great summer at very little or no cost.

With all the uncertainty about whether people can travel abroad for their holidays, many families will be holidaying in the UK or having a staycation at home. Parents may be worrying...

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The Easter break is the most affordable school holiday for a trip abroad

According to the latest research by Hoo , the hotel room offer platform, the spring half-term is the most expensive school holiday to take a trip away while Easter ranks as the most affordable when looking at the cost on a per day basis.

Hoo looked at the cost of heading away to 10 major holiday destinations based on the price of return flights and accommodation, as well as how this...