Are you pulling your hair out trying to find activities to keep the children busy for the holidays that don’t cost the earth? When you're on a budget, it can be difficult to entertain the family while still being creative and doing something different. We’ve put together some top money saving tips to help you maintain a stress free summer holiday with the kids.
1. Search for deals online – there are numerous sites dedicated to saving you money on family days out. Try Money Supermarket or Voucher Code for great 2 for 1 savings or even 50% off top attractions!
2. Use the internet or social networking sites to search for local events and free activity days – Many local towns and cities offer free events during the school holidays, especially in museums and libraries, it’s just knowing where they are.
3. Free entry – Look for attractions that offer free entry, like museums and galleries, but don’t forget places like parks, beaches and the countryside for walks and picnics in the fresh air.
4. Take a pack lunch - We all know that buying food at most main attractions or in town centres these days is expensive, so plan ahead and organise a pack lunch or picnic. And why not keep the contents of the picnic a secret!! Your little ones will enjoy discovering what’s on today’s lunch menu.
Use these top tips during the holidays and you’ll never have to feel dread when you hear those immortal words... 'I'm bored, what are we doing today?’
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