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Family travel

Family Travel

Expert travel guides and holiday advice

The Independent's travel experts reveal the best family holidays and hotels around the world to keep all ages entertained and happy. From skiing in Canada to beach resorts in Europe and cosy staycations in the UK, there are plenty of fantastic escapes to add to your family's travel bucket list. For advice on how to save money during peak seasons and flying comfortably with kids, read our experts' handy guides.

Latest family holiday articles and travel guides

From child-friendly ski resorts in the French Alps to spacious villas overlooking Spanish beaches, our travel experts have picked their favourite holiday European destinations to suit all ages. Read reviews on the best family-friendly hotels to keep the kids entertained in Europe's finest play areas.

Family travel in the UK

Getting kids on a plane – and keeping them entertained while they're on it – isn't always easy. So, it's no surprise half-term and summer staycations in the UK are a popular choice for British families. With so many vibrant cities, seaside towns and activity-fuelled campsites to visit, UK holiday hot spots to visit are endless. The Independent’s travel team have visited traversed from Bristol to Scotland, via Wales and Northern Ireland, to provide their best recommendations on the best family hotels and activities throughout the nation.

Advice for travelling with kids

Planning a holiday with the kids needn't be stressful. With these handy guides on essentials to pack, how to save money and handy tips to keep children entertained on planes – you may just find holidays become a regular occurrence for your household.

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