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  • Mallorca in March & April save up to 30% on Villas – C’an Varella, Pollensa, Mallorca, Spain

    Date: 2011.03.18 | Category: holidays, Latest News, Places to go, Self catering, Spain, Special offers - time limited, Villas | Response: 0

    C'an Varella, Pollensa, MallorcaGo to Mallorca in March & April and save up to 30% on villas with pools. Enjoy one of Europe’s best-loved holiday hotspots this spring. Mallorca combines fun, sun and sand with simple, stunning beauty and timeless peace – there really is something for everyone. Explore the island at your pace with a Hoseasons Villa, take advantage of their extended low deposit offer, and enjoy a private pool for just a £25 deposit (see Terms and Conditions below).

    Enjoy a great family holiday at C’an Varella in Spain; this villa is covered by the Hoseasons offer. C’an Varella is a 3 bedroom Villa in Pollensa that sleeps 6. This villa is pleasantly furnished in a mixture of modern and traditional styles, and makes a most attractive and comfortable holiday home, in truly spectacular surroundings. The delightful grounds are filled with fruit trees and flowering shrubs, and offer splendid views of the countryside, whilst the surrounding private land is excellent for walkers or for children to run around in.C'an Varella, Pollensa, Mallorca2

    Standing in peaceful and extensive grounds just 15 min walk from Pollensa town and 8 km from Puerto Pollensa, this charming and comfortable house is ideal for families looking for a relaxing holiday in beautiful countryside, yet close to all amenities. Bright, spacious and modern with beamed ceilings, it has an attractive veranda and extensive sun terraces around the large swimming pool (8.5m x 4m, depth 1m to 2m, with roman steps) as well as a built in BBQ.

    Find more information about C’an Varella in Spain >

    For this and other villas covered by this offer call 0844 8471143

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    Terms & Conditions: Hoseasons currently feature a selection of villas in Mallorca offering reductions of up to 30% on arrivals from 26th March – 30th April. Selected properties only. The discount is applicable to the price of the accommodation only. Hoseasons reserve the right to withdraw or extend this offer. Subject to availability and their booking conditions.

  • Flying with Children doesn’t have to be a pain

    Date: 2011.03.11 | Category: France, Holiday Parks, holidays, Italy, Places to go, Self catering, Spain, Villas | Response: 0

    Before you take off, let the kids burn off some energy. Get them to walk as opposed to carrying them around the airport. Show them the planes, and when you board, take them to see the cockpit and meet the pilot if you can. It also doesn’t hurt to allow them to stay up a little past their bedtime the night before; this way they may actually nap on the plane. If you’re travelling with a baby in a push chair, keep it until the last possible moment. Then if your flight is delayed, your child will have a place to sleep.
    While in flight, make sure children are comfortable and occupied. Prepare them for the experience by describing what they can expect to feel (turbulence, ear-popping, etc.) and let them know that it is normal. Many airlines offer something special for the kids, full of games, puzzles, activities and short stories to occupy their in-flight time. If the flight attendant doesn’t volunteer anything, ask. Many wise parents opt to bring their own.

    If your child is anxious about flying, there is a great book called “How to Fly For Kids” which explains what your child can expect to experience, like the “G” force and turbulence, in a very UN-scary way. It is a good idea to carry some boiled sweets with you to suck during takeoff, landing and turbulence; apart from the swallowing helping with the ear popping, it can help to take their mind off the situation.

    There are some fantastic places to stay that will not cost the earth, and they don’t have to be the typical ‘package holiday’ in a hotel. Ever thought of staying in a mobile home or villa in Italy?

    Have a look at Pra Delle Torri, Caorle, Adriatic Coast.

    Pra Delle Torri, CaorleSituated on the Northern Coast of the Adriatic, between Venice and Trieste, enjoy a great family holiday at Pra Delle Torri in Italy. The pool complex at Prá Delle Torri is definitely one of the most spectacular in Europe, with a first class array of swimming pools, waterslides and children’s pools. There’s also direct access to a compact beach with all kinds of water sports on offer, as well as an 18 hole golf course that offers a 40% reduction on green fees. The quaint Venetian style fishing town of Caorle with its attractive centre is nearby, while the popular resort of Jesolo is just half an hour’s drive away.

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  • The more things change, the more kids stay the same.

    Date: 2011.03.09 | Category: France, Holiday Parks, holidays, Italy, Latest News, Places to go, Self catering, Spain, Villas | Response: 0

    The more things change, the more kids stay the same. The family Chevy turned into the family station wagon, turned into the family minivan, which is now the family SUV. Even with the advent of in-seat TV’s, mp3 players and Nintendo DS — surprise — kids still can’t get along in the backseat! Here are a few quick tips for travelling with children.

    Before you even leave the house, it’s a good idea to prepare your kids for the trip. If they are old enough to read, give them books about the area you are travelling to and do some research online. If not, read to them and show them pictures of the places they will see. If you are travelling to a foreign country, introduce them to the food they will taste at home before you go to help ease the culture shock upon your arrival.

    Finding Family-Friendly Lodging
    In most cases, the more space the better. Rather than booking a handful of rooms, or worse, trying to cram everyone into two standard double beds, you might want to try staying in a mobile home or a villa in the country of your choice.

    Have a look at Callao Negro Villas in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
    Enjoy a great family holiday at Callao Negro Villas in Spain. Callao Negro Villas is a 2 bedroom Villa in Playa Blanca that sleeps 4.
    Callao Negro VillasCallao Negro is a small development of just 16 semi-detached 2 bedroom villas in a quiet cul de sac, each with their own private swimming pool (7m x 3m, depth 0.8m to 1.6m, with roman steps), garden and sun terraces. Recently built, very tastefully and comfortably furnished and well equipped, Callao Negro is just 1km from the main beach and 1.2km from the attractive resort centre of Playa Blanca, where there is a variety of shops, bars and restaurants, and is ideal for anyone who doesn’t want to use their car all the time. Each house is built on an 800 sq metre plot; therefore there is plenty of space as well as privacy from its neighbour. They are ideal for couples or small families looking for high quality accommodation at a reasonable price.

    Find a large choice of holiday parks and villas>

  • Book your 2011 summer holiday with Thompson Al Fresco and save £50

    Date: 2011.01.31 | Category: France, Holiday Parks, holidays, Italy, Spain | Response: 0

    Les AlicourtsYour next summer holiday could be cheaper than you thought with £50 off with Thompson Al Fresco. This offer applies to holidays booked before 31 January 2011.

    Holidays in modern mobile homes with air conditioning where required and the only schedule you have to work to is one you have make yourself are the ingredients for a fantastic summer holiday. Add to that beautiful beaches, countryside, mountain and lakeside settings throughout Europe what more could you ask for?

    The kids will love camping in France, Italy, Spain, Croatia or Holland and think of the memories they will have of spending time in superb water parks, lazy rivers or the friends they will make while at the kid’s club. There are holidays for active families as well as those who want to get away from it all and relax by the pool. There is always the bar or restaurant to meet new friends and have a drink or a bite to eat.

    Terms and conditions apply, please see site for details.

    Find Thomson Al Fresco and other operators at Find Family Holidays>

  • Siblu are offering a £125 saving on their holidays

    Date: 2011.01.28 | Category: France, Holiday Parks, holidays, Italy, Latest News, Spain | Response: 0

    Looking for a great family holiday in France and save £125 then take a look at Siblu holidays. Bookings made before 31 January 2011 are eligible for this amazing offer plus kids go free!

    Siblu have holiday parks in France, Spain and Italy. They have a selection of holiday parks on the west and south coasts of France and one in the Loire Valley.

    Terms and conditions apply, please see site for details.

  • Top ten sunshine escapes in Europe for a great family holiday

    Date: 2010.10.13 | Category: Features, France, Holiday Parks, Italy, Spain | Response: 0

    If you are looking for some inspiration for your 2011 holiday then why not take a look at the list of top sunshine escapes put together by our holiday partners Eurocamp.  So whether you are looking forward to happy days on the beach, exploring new and exciting destinations, sampling the local cuisine or just lazing by an amzing pool you’re sure to find the right holiday park for you.

    Les Mouettes, Brittany, France

    • Fantastic new pool complex
    • Close to ferry ports
    • Golf and driving close by

    Cypsela, Costa Brava, Spain

    • One of Spain’s best parks
    • Superb facilities
    • Windsurfing nearby

    Les Grottes de Roffey, Dordogne, France

    • Lovely pool complex
    • Great park for walkers and nature lovers
    • Fishing and abseiling nearby

    La Baie, Brittany, France

    • Beautiful beach a stroll away
    • Quad biking nearby
    • Great for walkers

    Koningshof, Holland

    • Indoor and outdoor pools
    • Lakeside fishing
    • Close to Amsterdam

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  • Big savings and late availability at Eurocamp

    Date: 2010.07.31 | Category: France, Holiday Parks, Italy, Spain, Special offers - time limited | Response: 0

    If you are still looking for a last minute summer break or somewhere to go with the kids for the summer holidays you can find some great savings and late availability with Eurocamp.  Whether you are looking to France, Spain, Italy or a host of other European countries you will find some great last minute deals.  Find out more>

    For an even wider choice with more holiday operators take a look at some of our holiday listings where you will find holiday parks, villas, chalets, cottages and other self catering accommodation.

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