How Do Families Afford To Go On Holiday?

Now, we’re sure that if we could all have our own way, we’d be spending many weeks each summer exploring a sunny destination with our families in tow. And then, for a week or two during winter, we’d pack everyone up and hit the mountains for a spot of skiing. The fantasy sounds good, doesn’t it? Alas, if you’ve ever tried to organize a big trip you’ll have quickly learned that traveling is a pretty expensive business. So how do families afford to do it? Below, we take a look at six ways you can have a vacation away with your clan to look forward to.

Make it a Priority

You have a lot of things you need to spend your hard-earned money on; the house, food, children’s activities, and all the other necessary expenditures of having a family, for instance. But somewhere you’ll have money that you spend on luxuries, be it fashionable clothes, dinners at restaurants, or too many presents at Christmas. If you want to afford those getaways, then you have to make them a priority. Put all the money you’d be spending on the things you can cut back on into your holiday fund!

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A Mile a Minute: Planning the Road Trip of A Lifetime

Guest post contributed by Alicia Baker

When it comes to planning a vacation, most people will immediately start considering flights to destinations with sun, sea, and sand. But there are so many more travel choices available that are often overlooked. A long distance road trip features on most people’s bucket list, so why don’t more people take the leap and actually go on one? A major issue is the unfamiliarity of this type of vacation. Most people will have been on a package holiday where someone else takes control of the planning for you. You let a travel agent know where you want to go and they sort everything out on your behalf. A road trip means taking on a bit more responsibility yourself. But it’s so worth all of the time and effort involved. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you on your way to undertaking the adventure of a lifetime!

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Surprisingly Kid-Friendly Vacation Spots in the U.S.


When considering kid-friendly vacation spots, you most likely think of Orlando, Florida, Washington, D.C., and Williamsburg, Virginia, right? Have you ever considered Brooklyn, New York or Sedona, Arizona as kid-friendly vacation spots? Here are a few surprisingly kid-friendly vacation spots in the U.S.
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How to Protect Your Home While You Are Away

The warmer weather is quickly approaching and that can only mean one thing…vacation time! While you are out relaxing and having fun, you’ll want to make sure your home is safe and secure while you are gone. Here are some great tips to help you protect your home while you are away.
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