Half-term holidays are a great opportunity to take your family on a break - but it can be hard to get good value at this time of year. So we know that you're going to love these great money-saving cheap half term holidays.
How about 4* hotels from only £50 or apartments from just £59 for a family of four? A rural break in Devon from just £7.80 per person or thrifty and yet luxurious half term London breaks... take your pick!
Prices: 4* hotels from £30 per room
Picture the Lake District. Beautifully serene scenery, but with plenty of space for the kids to run riot! Laterooms has a selection of budget hotels for the whole family and you can have a look at other deals and discounts for cheap half term holidays on their website.
Prices: Selected locations from £29 per night per room
Featuring family friendly hotels across the country, they offer affordable accommodation. One of the best things about staying at Premier Inn is that they are clear about their prices and list what is and what is not included in the booking cost. The hotels are also generally placed within easy distance of attractions. Book a break from £29 here.
Prices: 4* hotels from £50 at selected locations
Lastminute is designed to get you the best deals on hotels and short breaks at the very last minute that you book. In certain cases this can actually work in your favour as hotels sell off rooms at highly reduced rates if they haven’t been booked. For example the autumn sale features hotels at half price. Go to the UK and Ireland 50% sale page to see the deals.
Prices: London half term breaks from £51.25 per person | Chester Zoo and 3* Hotel from £39.50 per person | Prices based on early bookings
Superbreak features cheap half term holidays and hotel deals. There is a lot of choice on the website so do remember to take your time in finding the best money-saving offer that suits your pocket. for example they have excellent deals on UK-wide theatre breaks with 3* hotel stay starting from £66.50 per person.
Cheap half term holiday packages
Prices: Tickets and one night stay at 3* Hotel for a family of four in London from £54 | Prices based on booking 20 days in advance
Calling all Harry Potter fans! The Warner Bros. Studio Tour London takes a look at all the hard work that went into making Harry Potter and the mind-blowing sets. You can marvel at Hogwart’s Great Hall and walk along the cobbled streets of Diagon Alley. Kids will find the green screen technology and animatronics from the movie fascinating. Breakfast is included and the price includes hotel stay for one night and the ticket to the tour. Be flexible on dates for the best prices and book early!
Prices: £26 per person
Budget Family Breaks offers exclusive discounted tickets and hotel packages to Legoland Windsor. You can book all inclusive tickets to Legoland with overnight hotel stay for four for only £104, which is great value (it normally costs a family of four£159 to just visit Legoland for a day). Cheap half term hotels and packages don’t come with bigger discounts than this. Book your discount Legoland break here.
Prices: Four nights from only £129 for six people
A very clever and street smart way to book a cheap half term holiday is to book a self-catering cottage or caravan. (Forget the cramped caravans you had holidays in as a kid - Haven's caravans are pretty plush!) Haven Holidays has 35 family friendly parks across the UK with scenic coastal locations, and each location comes with its own unique attractions (such as heated swimming pools). See what's on offer here.
Prices: From £59 for a family of 4 for 4 nights
Old Pontins was bought by Britannia Hotels and the spanking New Pontins are offering massive promotional sales and half-term savings. New Pontins has five coastal holiday parks around the UK offering cheap half term holidays and they are all decked up for half-term. There is something for everyone; whether it is live entertainment or mountain biking or a nice relaxing heated swimming pool.
Other cheap half term offers and ideas
Sample Price: 3* Hotel break in Edinburgh from £142 per person on the Last Minute deals section| Price based on booking one week in advance
Prices: From £318.50 for a family of 6 for 7 days/£7.58 per person per night
Imagine a warm fireplace, snug rugs and a stunning view outside. Booking cottages and barn conversions not only make for clever cheap half term holidays also gives tonnes of independence to do what you want. And all from as little as £7.58 per person per night!
Prices: Adults £14 Children £10
Get a tour about chocolate! This one is meant for everyone. Get a backstage tour on how chocolate is made, learn about its history, and then, of course, eat some... It's the nearest thing you can get to going to Willy Wonka's factory. Book your trip here.
Prices: £119 for a family of 4. Kids go free on selected dates.
Stay at the Chessington Resort Hotel and enjoy exotic wildlife outside your door. Enjoy theme rides and fun lectures with experts. All round family fun!
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