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Post-kids, holidays become something altogether more complicated, research-heavy and time-consuming to set up. And the holiday landscape changes continuously as your children get older, so as soon as you think you've got the hang of it, you find there are new things to take into consideration when booking a trip. Yours and your children's ideas of what a 'good holiday' is will evolve too.

With all of this in mind, we've brought together a compendium of wisdom from our in-house and wider team of family travel experts, all of whom roam extensively with their own children. Within our tips section, you'll find everything you'll need to know about travelling with babies, tots, primary-school age kids, tweens and teens, on the pros and cons of every means of transport, from long-haul flights to trains and ferries, and plenty more besides, helping you to enjoy hassle-free family holidays and breaks you'll never forget.

Happy travels!

Before you book

Our advice on the many things to take into account when choosing a family holiday, from childcare to keeping within your budget.


What sort of trip?

Our expert rundown of the different kinds of family holidays and breaks available.


Before you go

All the advice you need on planning a safe, healthy and hassle-free family holiday, from packing to passports.


On the go

Advice on the practicalities of travelling with kids, by train, planes and automobiles, and any other mode of transport you care to imagine.


Further reading

A variety of resources, from what to read on holiday to other sites and books relating to family travel, including charities for those in need of a break.


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