Planning a fun family holiday that will please everyone can be tricky. However, sometimes it pays to think outside of the box when it comes to planning a family holiday and look at different options that you may not have considered before. Not only are you still making some memories together that you can treasure but you can also experience something new and fun together that you may not have considered before.
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So what type of holidays can be fun for families?
Traditionally, most people think of cruises being for older travellers wanting a more relaxed getaway. But that doesn’t have to be the case. In fact, these days, cruises are becoming more and more family-friendly.
Not only do you get to visit many more countries than visiting one place, but you can also relax in the knowledge that your food and/or drink is included too. Depending on the package you book, you can relax on board knowing there are no additional expenses and everything is taken care of. This is handy, especially when travelling with young children.
Bolsover Cruise Club have some great cruise options for families whether it is your first cruise or 51st cruise.
An Interrail Holiday.
If you are wanting to visit a few countries. Simply choose your destinations and then buy an interrail pass to help you get to each of your destinations easily and in comfort.
This type of holiday will take some research but for those who want to show their children the sights of different countries this could be a great option. But bear in mind these tips to make sure your trip goes off without a hitch!
- Plan your route carefully.
- Pack Less, Spend more! Take more money than you think you will need. After all, you want to be able to fully explore the areas you visit and trips like this always go over budget!
- Book your hotels in advance.
- Remain flexible and leave enough time to make your connections.
- Ask the staff at your hotels for their tips on where to visit.
- Make sure to check out the additional benefits that come with your rail pass!
Camper Van Holiday
For those who can drive, then why not consider a camper van holiday? No more checking in and out of unsuitable accommodation or worrying about missing your connections for transport. You can literally come and go as you please! All you need to do is to make sure you have somewhere to spend the night, whether this is for one night or a few days.
This gives you the freedom to explore your surroundings, wherever that may be, at your own pace. You don’t have to worry about packing or unpacking each time you move on as everything will be in the van! Plus the kids will love the fact they can sleep in the camper van.
To make the most of your trip, make sure you plan your route carefully and know where you can stop off between destinations for food or toilet breaks or simply to stretch your legs. Pre Book your campsites in advance and look at the ones that have somewhere for kids to play and a shower block for you to freshen up outside of the van.