Last Minute Holidays

So what have you got planned for summer? A beach holiday? A last minute deal? Nothing? According to recent surveys, staycations are on the rise with searches for Northumberland, Scottish Highlands and Yorkshire Moors all increasing.

If that’s you and you’re looking for some inspiration on what to do with the kids, it’s worth taking a look in your library for free events going on near you, such as all the free events happening for Play Day – on 2nd August. Even many of the big zoos and farms are doing 2 for 1 offers in a bid to tempt families to holiday in the UK.

Through KidStart you can also get some great deals with a Kids Go Free deal at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, 3% back with Alton Towers and Thorpe Park. If, however, your kids prefer nature and animals the Wildlife Trust has an amazing amount of information on where to head and what to do in the great outdoors.

Still hankering after a beach holiday? It’s not too late. A huge number of travel companies are offering last minute deals that could well save you a fortune this year. Expedia has some brilliant beach holidays for families in Mallorca and Albufeira. Closer to home Haven have some amazing family deals and you can make 3% back. Easyjet Holidays, and eBookers are also having big holiday sales where you can save money on last minute deals.

So what are your tips for the long and hopefully hot summer. Let us know.