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New Attractions Open in Orlando

Florida’s themepark-lovers’ paradise has several new attractions for the 2016 season.

Family Holiday Expenditure Revealed

New research shows that 86% of people regard their holidays as the highlight of their year and half of UK holidaymakers save in a special holiday account.

Jersey Features Highly in World’s Best Islands Award

TripAdvisor releases its 2016 best islands around the world lists.

Center Parcs UK Adds New Features

New activities include woodland sensory challenges and mini 4x4 experiences, plus new food menus and spa treatments at Center Parcs holiday villages.

LEGOLAND® Florida Announces Beach-Themed Retreat

A village-style lakefront retreat with hotel, pool, play area, restaurant and transport to and from the LEGOLAND® theme park in Florida.

Europe’s Best-value City Breaks Revealed

The recent weakening of the pound has caused prices to rise in 80% of cities in Europe; here are our pick of the best for family breaks.

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Air Tax Abolition Believed to Be Factor in Rise in Long-haul Family Holidays

With no APD on economy flights for children under 16, a family of four with two under-16s will save £142 on flights to long-haul destinations.

Poll Reveals Rise in Holidays with Ex Partners

Almost a quarter (23%) of British parents would go on holiday with their ex partner as a way to save money.

New family-friendly cruise ships launching in 2016

This year is set to be a bumper year for new cruise liners, many of them family-friendly.

Algarve Named Most Affordable Destination for Brits

The Post Office rates the family holiday destinations that offer the best value for money in 2016.

Headteachers in Wales Can Authorise Term-time Holidays

Teachers in Wales retain the discretionary power to authorise up to 10 days’ holiday in term time.

Families Travelling to South Africa Reminded of Strict Rules

New rules requiring families to carry unabridged birth certificates when taking children to the country.

Family Travel Show 2015 - Free Ticket Offer

Top family holiday providers and specialist operators under one roof, with the chance to quiz experts on all aspect of travel with kids.

Disney Announces Star Wars Themeparks

Brand new family-friendly themeparks in California and Florida due to open in late 2015.

Average Family Holiday Spend Increases

More expensive destinations, longer holidays and a lack of budget planning contribute to an increase in family holidays spending.

Wales Named Best-value Summer Holiday Destination

Survey finds the destination that offers the best value for money for family holidays and breaks in the UK.

Selfie Sticks Banned by Disney

Total ban on selfie sticks now in place across all the Disney resorts around the world.

Industrial Action Continues at Calais

Strikes are continuing to cause disruptions on cross-Channel ferry routes; affecting travel between Dover and Calais.

Tour Operators Provide Alternatives to Tunisia

Increased capacity in various Mediterranean resorts to accommodate customers wishing to cancel bookings to Tunisia.

Center Parcs to Open 6th Site

A brand new Center Parcs in Ireland is set to open in 2019; just a 90-minute drive from Dublin.