Long haul family holidays

Thinking about the best places for family holidays? Perhaps you love the ideas of taking to the open road and driving California’s Pacific Coast Highway, or maybe you’d like to pack up a campervan and explore the wild of New Zealand from glaciers to hot water pools? You could be splashing about in warm seas, snorkelling over tropical fish or discovering surprising new family favourites on an exciting Asian menu – anything is possible!

Let us do the hard work

Arranging a family trip needn’t add to your stress! By listening carefully to your ideas, we’ll help you choose the most kid-friendly destinations and suggest the best ways for the kids to experience each place - whether that’s a treasure hunt through Angkor Wat or feeding rescued elephants in Thailand.

As a tailor-made travel company, since 2001 we’ve helped thousands of people to plan exciting long haul family holidays, either independently or with by joining a small group tour. We lift the planning burden from your shoulders so you can focus on the excitement of your trip.

Explore the mysterious temples of Angkor

Planning with children in mind

The make-or-break of family travel boils down to setting a realistic pace and ensuring you have enough down time to relax alongside your adventure. By choosing the best flight times, recommending airport hotels for a quick stopover on a long connection and sourcing family-friendly accommodation – we’ll help you plan travel arrangements that pack in as much as possible yet leave you feeling refreshed.

Our team here includes plenty of parents who regularly plan family holidays abroad with their own kids, so they know from first-hand experience what it takes to make a family trip work. We can offer you a seamlessly-planned trip that’s rich in adventure and experiences you’ll treasure forever.

Kids sat around a camp fire | Northern Territory, Australia

What we offer families

  • A full and free consultation and planning service
  • Guidance on family-friendly arrangements
  • Full support from your own dedicated consultant
  • Advice from parents on our team who regularly travel with kids
  • Flight departures from any UK or European airport
  • Local support on the ground* (ask when planning)
  • Out of hours 24/7 emergency contact number
  • Comprehensive family travel insurance including cancellation cover
  • Pay your deposit with the balance due 6 weeks before departure
  • Full ATOL protection from an ABTA bonded travel agent
  • 5 star recommendations from families on Trust Pilot.

*Local support is available in most destinations - please speak to us when planning so we can advise you.

Your kids will love lying in beach hammocks!

 

 

Small group tours for families

If you’re looking for adventure with an inbuilt social element, why not consider small group tours for families? You’ll be travelling with just a few like-minded families so the kids will be able to make friends. Tours guarantee you a ‘soft-landing’ as you won’t be travelling alone. They’re packed with adventure and authentic experience and your guide will always help you make the most of the trip.

Our tours all include

  • Accommodation
  • Local transport
  • Some meals
  • Some local fees - for example national park entrance fees
  • Services of a local guide throughout.

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One of the holiday highlights was a half day white water rafting trip in Ubud

Independent travel ideas

If you prefer independent travel, we have plenty of family holiday ideas to tailor-make every aspect of your trip. That means you can blend a combination of accommodation options, touring and vehicle hire that suits your family. Want to ensure there’s a kids club or pool at every place you stay? We’ll make sure everything’s in place as you’d expect. Simply tell us the kind of things your family enjoys, and we’ll build a bespoke itinerary that caters for everyone.

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Interested in long haul family holidays?

To start planning your next trip, call us for advice. We’ll take the pain away and leave you with a trip itinerary to suit everyone in your family! Simply call us on +44 1273320580 or

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Your kids will love snorkelling!
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