Cost of family holidays abroad rocket when schools break up, figures show



Families face paying up to double the price for a package holiday to popular destinations as soon as the school holidays begin, a survey has found.
A survey of 79 one-week package holidays for a family of four at a four star hotel in Tenerife, Majorca, the Costa del Sol and the Algarve found that prices increase by up to 115% compared with the same trip taken two weeks before schools close for the summer.
Travel money provider FairFX, which carried out the research, said it showed how travel companies "exploit" parents by hiking prices as soon as schools in England and Wales break... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional East, Views: 31
Source: Belper News
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