Friday, August 31, 2012

Family Breaks Abroad on a Budget: All Inclusive Packages

Children aren’t cheap. In between the general tasks of togging them up, seasonal Father Christmas duties and amidst sports and music classes, it’s time to find the funds for your family holiday. As well as making the most of cheap holiday offers , getting the cost down can seem like a tedious task. Alas, it can be done. Every little helps, and that’s the motto for cost efficient family fun in the sun. Are you a brood of three, four or more? Self catering is sadly a thing of the past. Children may only ask for small snacks during pool hours and top ups of soft drinks, but add that up over the period of seven to fourteen days and you’re easily hitting a ton of cash. Check out all inclusive packages . Although they carry a more expensive price tag, all inclusive does what it says on the tin – ensures that your children, and you, are fully fed and watered three times day. In addition to this, expect unlimited child friendly snacks (read: ice-cream galore) as well as bottomless soft drinks. Keeping the youngsters entertained can also be costly. Look at all inclusive packages at a family friendly resort. Here you can expect splash pools, sometimes slides, as well as kids clubs and evening discos for the little ones. Depending on the age of your children, it may be possible to travel outside of peak season. Make the most of getting away in term time should your children be of preschool age. Jetting off to foreign shores outside of the more popular months of travel will guarantee a relaxing respite as the crowds calm down. Not only this, you will notice a significant drop in the cost of your holidays – a win/win sojourn scenario.

11 comments:

Chie said...

Many sure are thinking already of a great holiday destination...but again like last year, we will be spending the whole holiday at home.

Marie said...

I often go for all-inclusive packages (3 kids), they could get cheaper but I really look into the details before booking.

jheylo said...

vacation takes a lot of planning and budgetting as well. it's no fun to go somewhere and not being able to buy the things you want because of the budget issue :( vacation can break us til we drop.

sigrid of dreamworld traveler said...

We do have some extra money this year and we already had a couple of family vacations and two more coming. In maybe two years, that will be the time that we will go abroad. God willing. :D

Jessica Cassidy said...

I never try the all inclusive only free breakfast meal every morning during my stay at the hotel during my daughter and mine vacation :-)

MommyLES said...

Vacation can be very expensive that's why we need to save a good amount of money to enjoy a good vacation. thank goodness for the vacation packages.

ppi claims said...

I dont think there is a lucrative and cheaper ways to spend a vacation abroad :(

Teresa Martinez said...

All-inclusive packages usually translates to less headache although there may be limitations as to choices.

Bless said...

I love to plan ahead our vacation especially if it is out of state or country. In as much as possible, I'll compare rates to where I can get more discount :-)

emzkie said...

its not cheap to go on vacation. so everyone here in US would save during cold season so they have money for a vacation in the summer. packages is a big help. but not all the time.

grace said...

Pls. accept my apology for not able to continue to comment to all the blogs on excom Sept. 3. Ngayon ko lang nalaman after a blogger friend told me through FB. I remember I posted lunch time and then I was not able to go back online and continue my responsibility for an errand…then forgot it totally. I read some bad comments already for the past days..honestly, I never thought ako pala ang target…wahahahahaha… I deserved it. Anyway..will you forgive me dear?