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Free Child Places Holidays 2016 / 2017

Many holidaymakers with kids look for free child place holidays as a great way to save on the overall cost of their family holiday. In some cases getting a free child holiday place is the best way to get a discount at certain holiday hotels. Free child places are also a great way for holiday companies to increase sales at selected hotels or apartments at certain times of the year. Free child places can be hard to find during the popular family holiday dates and in particular the school holiday dates so finding a free child place during the school holidays is a very popular option for obvious reasons. Fortunately there are a number of holiday firms that offer free child holiday deals such as Thomson Holidays, First Choice holidays, Jet2 Holidays and others. Some holiday companies like Thomas Cook holidays offer kids prices for a small additional charge and in the case of Thomas Cook holidays free child places the cost is just £1.00 instead of being free. it would be remiss not to include Thomas Cook and other travel firms for the sake of a small charge when the overall savings more than make up for it. Many of the most popular free child places are for family friendly hotels with facilities, activities and kid's clubs and there are a number of these to choose from. Thomson Holidays Family Life hotels and the First Choice Holiday Villages are a good example of this and you can find Thomson holidays free child places at these hotels and others. First Choice all inclusive free child places at the holiday villages and other properties are exceptionally popular as all their holidays offer free child all inclusive deals with all the benefits that an all inclusive holiday offers. For further information on how to find free child places go to our free child holiday section for tips and advice on how to find your free child place holiday deal! > click here

All Inclusive Holidays 2016 / 2017

An all inclusive holiday for many offers great value and also peace of mind against any unwanted bills at the end of the holiday for snacks and drinks! For many holidaymakers knowing what the total cost of their holiday is going to be when they book is very reassuring. When you also include the fact that an all inclusive holiday offers great value it is no wonder that these holidays are so popular. You can relax knowing that the family can order drinks which in a hot climate is important plus if they are hungry and want a snack they can get something to keep them going. Many all inclusive hotels offer activiites, childrens clubs and special events for those that like to keep busy while the rest work on their tans. There are special holidays such as the First Choice Holiday Villages that offer an all inclusive experience packed with activities and facilities for all the family. Thomson Family Life, Thomas Cook and a few other travel firms also have family all inclusive holidays to choose from. Some holiday companies even offer all inclusive free child places on their popular family holiday hotels which can help reduce your overall family holiday costs when you book. If you don't have children travelling with you or you want a more adult holiday experience then there are even adult only all inclusive holidays to choose from such as the Thomson Sensimar or the Thomas Cook Sentido or Exclusively Adult Holidays range. For more information on all inclusive holidays check out our all inclusive holidays guide > click here

Winter Sun Holidays 2016/2017

Winter sun holidays are a popular way to escape the generally terrible British winter weather. A winter sun holiday can also offer a positive impact on your health as well as giving you something to look forward to especially during the longer periods of darkness and cold. It's a chance to relax, refresh and perhaps feel healthier and more able to cope with the rest of the winter. Like most holidaymakers the number one priority for a winter holiday is the weather and fortunately there are a number of destinations that offer it. It's not surprising that the Canary Islands of Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fureteventura and Gran Canaria are all popular throughout the winter. Other popular winter sun holiday destinations include Egypt, Thailand, Caribbean and Cape Verde. Depending on how long you have will determine most holidaymakers choice of destination as you on't want to be spending a lot of time travelling. This is why Egypt and the Canary Islands are so popular as you can fly direct from most UK airports and you have a good chance of getting the best weather. Other winter holiday destinations such as Majorca and Benidorm and Turkey offer a good chance of reasonable weather at certain times however they are still popular all year round and offer the best value for money. When it comes to winter sun late deals destinations like Majorca and Benidorm are likely to be the best value however they don't have the same guarantees of better weather as other more expensive destinations. There are a number of holiday and travel firms offering winter sun holidays such as Thomson winter sun holidays, Thomas Cook, First Choice, Jet2 winter holidays and more. For forther details of winter sun holidays click here > Winter Sun Holidays Guide

Holidays With Waterparks 2016 / 2017

Holidays with waterparks offer a new dimension to the traditional holiday hotel swimming pool! You no longer have to settle for a main pool and a kids pool at the side why not get multi-lans slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, tube slides, speed slides and more. There are now a number of holiday hotels with waterparks either on-site or nearby where you will have access to as much sliding and splashing you could want for the duration of your holiday. There are a few holidays with waterparks to choose from and as usual the larger holiday firms have not been slow in offering this popular holiday option. Just becasue you are looking for holidays with waterparks does not mean you are restricted to a couple of destinations as there are now a number of hotels with waterparks to choose from in destinations like the Canary Islands, Greece, Spain, Egypt, Turkey and more. Not only do you have lots of waterpark destinations to choose from, you can also book all inclusive holidays with waterparks as well as kids' clubs. Holidays with waterparks are obviously popular with families and there are waterpark holidays with free child places so you don't have to splash out as much to book up.

Package Holidays 2016 / 2017

Booking a holiday can be a difficult process and an expensive one if you get it wrong. There are still a lot of travel companies after your holiday booking and some are more reliable than others.

The first thing is to make sure that the holiday company you plan to travel with is a member of A.B.T.A. (The Association of British Travel Agents) This makes sure that you are covered financially if the holiday company goes bankrupt. If this happens when you are on holiday attempts will be made to get you home as quickly as possible. There are also procedures in place so if you have a complaint upon your return.

A holiday company should also have an ATOL licence. (Air Tour Operators Licence) This is a legal requirement for anyone selling a package holiday involving a flight and another service such as car rental or accommodation.

A lot of travel agents are using what is called in the trade "Dynamic Packaging" This is nothing new as most travel agents have tailor made holidays for clients for years. The main difference now is that it is more common and is more likely to be used on short haul flights to Spain, Italy and Greece etc.

Most travel agents simply login to their computer systems and find a suitable flight with an airline and then add accommodation. They can even add car hire, airport transfers and even the services of an overseas representative. Travel Agents started to make their own holidays for clients as the main holiday companies reduced the commission they were willing to pay to agents.

If you are planning on making your own holiday by booking cheap flights with a low cost airline and then getting accommodation make sure you are aware of the problems you may face. If the low cost airline decides they are no longer flying the route you have booked you could be left with accommodation you can't get to. You would they face cancellation charges or forfeit the whole cost of the accommodation and any other services you may have booked. Once you get there you are on your own, so if there are problems with the accommodation and the management no longer speak English you may have to grin and bear it. If your accommodation has not been reserved by not very good hotel booking agency .com then you could find yourself with no where to stay especially during the busy holiday periods in the summer or even worse Christmas and New Year. Many people do travel this way without any issues and some don't.

Holiday companies offer great value and especially if you are able to take a last minute trip in the quieter seasons. With the competition from travel agents dynamically packaging and low cost airlines they have to be more competitive on price than ever before. Make sure you compare all the options before you book and remember having the backup of a holiday company and their resources is probably worth paying a bit more for.

It's your holiday and you work hard all year for your money to pay for it so don't take any chances with it.