Travel & Outdoors

Missed out on booking your July holiday?

Missed out on booking your July holiday?

Holidays can be stressful, especially when you haven’t planned in advance or didn’t book in time and you don’t know what to do with your kids. Flight Centre has many solutions and tips for you for your next holiday, with travel experts to take care of your flights and accommodation with affordable packaged holidays.

Packaged holidays ensure you won’t have to worry about all of the details, with your travel expert arranging that precisely for you. Why not take the family on a fun, relaxing getaway, that will guarantee money well spent?

Here are a few local and international holiday spots to consider and that are affordable for your next holiday (if you missed out on booking a break this time):

Looking local:

  • Cape Town

Consider a holiday in beautiful Cape Town – catch a cable car ride up Table Mountain, dive into the refreshing yet icy waters if you are an adrenaline junkie or spend a lazy afternoon with the penguins at Boulders Beach. Cape Town is a great place to visit any time of the year, with the most popular months being November to March when the weather’s is hot.

  • Durban

Durban has always been a popular city to visit for a holiday with the family. Consider taking a ‘Walk on the Sky’ at Moses Mabhida Stadium or make use of The Sky Car, a single cabin that runs up the arch of the stadium and has a 106m vantage point; You could take the family to uShaka Marine World for some water fun, to watch the dolphin or seal show or simply just visit the aquarium. Mini Town is a mist see as it’s been a favourite in Durban for many years and something children will love.

  • White River

White River is a quaint town situated just north of Nelspruit in Mpumalanga. A  perfect holiday spot if you are wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Visit Chimp Eden in Nelspruit and spend some quality time in nature with these beautiful chimpanzees. Consider stopping in at Rottcher Wineries for an interesting tour of the winery and distillery which gives an insight into the production of wines.

Looking further afield:

  • Mauritius

Always a winner! For a relaxing getaway with the family, jetting off to Mauritius for a sun-filled break will ensure everyone in the family is kept happy.

Mauritius is a kiddie paradise island with many hotels catering for children, teens and babies too. Quite a few resorts offer Kids Clubs (age 3 – 11 years) and Teens Clubs (12 – 17 years old) as well as trained child minders for babysitting. Mauritius offers a huge variety of activities to keep every family member entertained.

  • Dubai

Dubai is definitely a desert spot you want to visit! With so many fun things to do as a family, you won’t have a moment of sitting around listening to exclamations of “I’m bored!

Visit the Atlantis aquarium where you will be able to marvel at the marine life. For action-packed fun, take the family to Aquaventure where they will be kept busy for hours enjoying all the water activities. KidZania is a great location to take your children if you are looking for some indoor activities, the indoor play area is built to resemble a small town and will keep the little ones captivated.

34391902 – dubai skyline, united arab emirates

With various local and international options to choose from for holidays later during the year, ensure that you start planning your next family holiday!

Contact Flight Centre for tips and expert advice in finding a holiday that suits any budget.

 

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