Rip-off half term? We investigate how parents are being bled dry by school holiday prices
It’s half term next week, and while kids might be enjoying a well-earned break, there’s no respite in sight for parents’ wallets.
It can prove pricey enough trying to keep them entertained if you’re spending the week at home, but for mums and dads who fancy a change of scenery, the school holidays come at a massive cost.
The huge mark-up charged by most holiday providers during the weeks when schools are closed leaves many wondering: would I be better off taking the kids away during term?
Council can charge a fine to families who take youngsters out of school without permission, but some... read more
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