Now that autumn has set in and the kids are back at school, you might be thinking about taking off on a half term holiday sometime over the coming school year. While there are many awesome options when it comes to holidays, picking the best one might be a tad difficult when you have the whole family vying for their opinions and desires to be heard. Here are a couple great tips on the best holidays to take over the coming months, whether you have a longer period of time or not!
Mini cruises are great for short breaks and can be a great way for the whole family to really take a load off and allow someone else to do all the legwork of planning and executing an epic holiday. Cruises can be to all manner of location from all throughout Italy, the French Riviera, the Greek islands and more. For more adventurous cruises consider one in Northern Europe – such as through the Baltics to St Petersburg, a hugely popular option for those who want something different to the usual island hopping cruise.
All Inclusive Resort
All inclusive resorts are plentiful and the packages can be absolutely amazing for the price. Quite often various resorts run fantastic deals, especially around half term. All inclusive hot spots include Mallorca and Menorca, Tenerife and more. Quite often island locations are the best for all inclusive holidays that regularly include flights, hotels, and all food and drink. These are great budget holiday ideas for those with kids who may not be able to afford independent travel.
City breaks are a fantastic idea when you want to just get away for a couple of days without too much fuss. Jetting off to cities like Paris, Berlin, Frankfurt, Nice or Rome are fantastic options that are hugely popular with many and for good reason – with so many cities to choose from and a wide swathe of culture, architecture and food to enjoy in a city break around Europe, it’s easy to see why they’re so popular for the person who just wants a quick getaway.
If you’re looking for something a bit longer in length and more exciting, you can try booking a ski weekend in the French Alps this winter for your annual family holiday. With full service chalets in many resorts including all inclusive meals, you can really kick back and relax – when you aren’t hitting the pristine powder on the slopes that is! Along with great runs and top notch hospitality, many resorts offer a whole host of apres ski activities and options from restaurants to nightclubs and everything in between. Many resorts are likewise family friendly and help the kids learn too, or you can simply drop the little ones off at the creche while you and your older kids hit the slopes.
So there you have some truly great options for your annual getaway this year. From skiing to city breaks, jet setting to cruising, there’s something for everyone, so which will you pick?