• Posted:Thursday, March 4, 2010
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Family Holidays

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Family Holidays

Now that there's some sign of the winter slowly creeping away and the sun is making some rare but welcome appearances, here at Hostels.com HQ talk has turned to making a brief escape before the summer. Most families who need a break or want to make an escape from the work/ school routine are limited to the time frames of school terms at this time year. Mid-term breaks and school holidays are the perfect opportunity to make a family escape. And even if you do have big plans made for a family vacation during the summer months, it is possible to go somewhere fun and entertaining for all the family while on a budget.

Here at Hostels.com we've noticed a big increase in families who want to stay in hostels, along with hostels who are becoming more family friendly. More and more hostels are offering family rooms and family activities to show possible guests with families that they would be comfortable and welcome if they choose to stay at their hostel. The great thing about being a family staying in a hostel is that they can be a more cosy and friendly environment that has more of a homely feeling to it, especially for young children. Another plus about staying in a cheap hostel that is family friendly is the money you can save. So instead of trying to keep the kids entertained at home why not take a family holiday for the next midterm? Take a look at our Family Hostels feature here where you can read more on just a few of the family friendly hostels around Europe, Australia, USA and more.

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