Survey reveals Portugal as best value family destination for Summer 2010

Survey reveals Portugal as best value family destination for Summer 2010

The Post Office Family Holiday Report has revealed Portugal to be the best value family destination for Brits this summer, closely followed by Bulgaria, Spain and Croatia. Coupled with a rising pound against the euro, there is no better time to book a late summer holiday. Use, the global cheap flights search engine, to find last minute, low cost flights to these countries. 

Portugal - The Algarve has everything you could want from a family holiday; all-inclusive resorts, a Mediterranean climate and golden sandy beaches. So, build sandcastles on the beach, go horse riding in the hills, hike up a mountain, kayak a river, snorkel in the crystal sea or even go crazy golfing with the kids! Find flights to Faro.  Don’t miss the Oceans Festival in Lisbon 31 July – 14 August with open-air concerts, street entertainment, night openings at the museum and fireworks. Find flights to Lisbon.

Bulgaria - Grab your armbands and jet off to Bulgaria where long, gently sloping beaches and the absence of big waves and tides make the Black Sea safe for children and an excellent place for swimming this summer holiday. Local folklore evenings in the Black Sea coastal region make a great bedtime story with a difference, as most performances culminate in a highly celebrated fire dance. Find flights to Varna.

Spain - Offering everything from sandy beaches to wildlife and water parks, Spain’s varied landscape is superbly equipped for kids, making it a great family holiday destination. Become a pirate for a day and try your hand at sword-making in Toledo (find flights to Madrid) or spend the afternoons dunking churros in chocolate in the heart of Cataluña. Find flights to Barcelona.

Croatia - Croatia is home to a treasure trove of sights for kids to explore. Explore a wonderland fit for Alice at Plitvice Lakes National Park, near Zagreb, discover the medieval city of Dubrovnik or ride the white water of the Cetina Gorge. Find flights to Croatia.