how to survive, kids, flying

How to survive flights with kids.

Posted on November 19, 2017

This is a long-standing topic for worried parents everywhere, as they know just how unpredictable kids can be. Especially if it’s their first flight, you don’t know how they will react to it all, the queuing, security checks, potential problems with their ears and sitting still for an extended period of time- which we still have trouble with!

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Complete our Term Time Holiday Survey for your Chance to Win!

Posted on February 01, 2017

Following the news that Jon Platt’s successful court battle against his family’s term time holiday fine may be overturned by the Supreme Court, we’re looking for parents and guardians with 5 minutes spare to complete our short survey on changing attitudes towards term time holidays.

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Cyprus – the Perfect Family Holiday Destination

Posted on January 20, 2017

A member of our customer services team describes his favourite family holiday destination – Cyprus.

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Santa’s Christmas Eve Travels [Infographic]

Posted on December 13, 2016

Ever wondered how many tonnes of toys Santa has to transport on Christmas Eve? How many stops he has to make to make? How about how many miles he has to travel? Or how about the number of miles he has to travel in one night? To give you the facts and figures on Santa’s Christmas Eve travels, we’ve created the handy infographic below.

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Only 14% Travelled Abroad this Half Term

Posted on October 28, 2016

In September, we teamed up with Honest Mum to ask parents about their autumn half-term travel plans. Interestingly, only 14% of the 10,000 plus respondents were planning a trip abroad, with the overwhelming majority (86%) planning a staycation or simply choosing to stay at home.

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Family Holiday Worries [Infographic]

Posted on September 05, 2016

Back in June 2016, we teamed up with blogger (and all round lovely lady) Honest Mum to find out what parents worry about most when planning or during their family holiday. The majority of parents were most concerned about sticking to their budget, but Holiday disasters came in close second, with transport concerns coming in third.

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Brits Waste Two Days of each Holiday Worrying about Home

Posted on August 29, 2016

According to recent research commissioned by, the average Brit spends 15 minutes per day worrying about work or home during their holiday, and one in three holidaymakers can’t ‘switch off’ for at least the first two days of their holiday.

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Holidaysafe and Honest Mum

Posted on August 01, 2016

As regular readers of this blog will know, this summer we partnered with blogger sensation and all round lovely lady Honest Mum, to offer families travel tips and advice plus to give away some great prizes.

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Term Time Holidays [Infographic]

Posted on July 08, 2016

Back in May we launched a Term Time Holiday survey, to ask parents for their views on term time holidays. The results of the survey were extremely interesting, and revealed that 31% of parents have changed their attitude to term-time holidays following Jon Platt’s recent court victory, and 58% of parents admitted that term-time holidays were their only option for an affordable family holiday.

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Term Time Holiday Bookings Soar Following Court Victory

Posted on June 03, 2016

Last month Jon Platt won a landmark case against his local council, wiping the £120 holiday fine from his daughter’s school, and now parents are rushing to book cheaper holidays during term dates, in what holiday companies are calling the ‘Platt effect’.

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