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Cheap family holidays

If you are on a tight budget holidays are seen to be an expensive luxury, but you can take you whole family on holiday for only small amounts of money
Is it possible to get a cheap family holiday in the UK?

Yes it is. We don't agree with the commonly held belief that it is cheaper to holiday abroad these days. You can get a cheap family holiday in the UK in various ways:

Where can I find out about cheap holidays abroad?

The following sites are useful places to start your research for cheap family holidays abroad:

Travelzoo
Last Minute
Late Rooms
Trivago

You can also visit the websites of all the major travel companies to hunt for special offers. Register your details with a variety of sites so that offers can be emailed to you as soon as they become available. Set up a separate email account for holiday offers so your inbox doesn't get clogged.

How do I protect my money when buying a holiday?

Make sure the holiday company is a member of ABTA. You can check whether this is the case by visiting the ABTA website. You should also make sure that the company has an ATOL licence. You can do this by visiting the Civil Aviation Authority website.