Today – Family holidays 2019 — 8 great thrifty tips
After the excitement of the festive season, January can seem like a bit of a drag.
Kids are aware Santa won’t refill his sack for another year and parents are picking up the tab for various seasonal treats.
But one of the best ways to beat the ‘January blues’ is by booking a brilliant family holiday.
If you’re looking for holiday travel tips that won’t break the bank, here are 8 of the best for 2019.
Family holidays 2019 — 8 great thrifty tips
- Forest breaks
Plan some cathartic tree bathing at bargain prices when you book a forest break with Center Parcs. With family offers all year round and six super locations in England and Ireland, you could be cosying up in a comfy cabin soon.
Scotland hosts some of the world’s most spectacular scenery as well as major metropolitan centres like Glasgow and Edinburgh, so there are activities for every family member. Browse the Parkdean Resorts website for reasonably priced holiday park breaks from beautiful Berwickshire to legendary Loch Lomond.
There’s always a warm welcome in the valleys when you visit Wales and this cool country is peppered with premium family holiday resorts from Aberystwyth to Rhyl. Find a package that suits your budget from Hoseasons.
Butlins is a legendary British holiday brand and thanks to modernising its entertainment offering and maintaining great service standards, it’s enjoyed a resurgence over the past few years. A Butlins holiday genuinely is fun for all the family — find a cut-price deal on their website.
No one wants to vacation in a car park, but if you’re flying away for your summer break and travelling to the airport in your car, find cheap airport parking online to save cash and keep your vehicle safe. Parking comparison site Looking4.com might be the best place to grab an early bird deal.
If you fancy venturing further afield than the UK for your 2019 family break, finding excellent deals on flights is a must. There’s a wide choice of sites for air travellers with an eye on price, but Skyscanner is one of the most trusted and its search facility is simple and accessible.
- Disneyland Paris
Disney resorts are bucket list vacation locations for kids from age seven to 70. And you can currently find deals including half board and up to 25 per cent off for spring and summer 2019 at disneylandparis.com — snap them up while you can.
There’s something special about spending time under the canvas in the great outdoors — sleeping under the stars, hiking during the day and cooking your own food is so soulful. And right now you can bag a European camping holiday at an outstanding price at Eurocamp.com. This specialist camping company offers lovely locations in France Spain, Germany and beyond.
That’s our list! Please add your own recommendation in the comments section — we’d love to hear from you.