Whisk the family away

School holidays are the perfect time to create memories for the whole family, whether it’s planning an extended getaway to a new destination, a quick sunshine weekend spent on the beach or an island-hopping cruise. Check out great deals on cheap school holidays and get ready for a fun-loving holiday you won't forget. Discover the magic and treat the kids to an adventure holiday in Disneyland, Florida, ride the waves in the Algarve or head to year-round sunshine in the Canaries. Whether it’s half-term holidays, a long summer break, Easter holidays or Christmas and New Year celebrations, we've got the perfect break for you.

Why Book with Teletext Holidays?

Teletext Holidays, providing cheap beach and city breaks for over 20 years, has a wide range of hotels to suit your family’s needs. Travel with your kids during the school holidays and check out a variety of luxury all inclusive resorts, beachfront hotels, 5-star and self-catering accommodations, with child-friendly facilities and great-value deals.

Our School Holidays Hotels

Teletext Holidays offers fantastic deals on hotels that are perfect for families travelling during the school holidays, with resorts set right on the beach, luxury accommodations for less and even hotels hosting their very own waterparks. Whether it’s all inclusive packages with big savings or self-catering options, it’s just a call away.

Top reasons to book school holidays

  • Treat the family to an all inclusive break : Take the stress out of holiday-planning with our all inclusive deals for cheap school holidays, since everything is paid for before you fly, you can relax from the word go.
  • Explore other cultures : Travel is a great way to learn about new places, especially when visiting hot spots that are rich in history like Greece, Turkey and Mexico. Combine a splash of culture when you next travel to the coast.
  • Get the kids outdoors : Whether you're travelling in summer or searching for sun during October half term, our beach breaks are perfect for getting the kids outdoors. If you're visiting a city break instead, wrap up warm and head to tick off the sights and local attractions.
  • Introduce the kids to watersports : Head for the beach and get active with an abundance of watersports available at some of your favourite destinations. Let the kids go snorkelling, try out their balance techniques with surfing and speed across the sea on jet-skis!
  • Have fun at waterparks : Go on a day trip to splash-tastic waterparks, with thrilling flumes, floating lazy rivers and wonderful whirl pools.

Our Latest School Holiday Deals

Discover our fabulous family-friendly holidays with huge discounts on offer. Whether you want a low cost weekend away or a long-haul retreat somewhere exotic, our latest deals offer a wide variety of destinations including Majorca, Portugal, Turkey, Malta, Florida and Canaries.


All Inclusive School Holiday Deals

If you’re looking for a hassle-free holiday, we can help. With our unbeatable deals on all inclusive hotels you can ensure you and the family get a lot more bang for your buck!


Last Minute School Holiday Deals

Haven't had time to plan a family holiday yet? Don't worry, Teletext Holidays has a selection of last minute deals flying to all of your favourite destinations, meaning there's still time to treat the kids on their school holidays – without spending big. Choose from beachfront resorts, self-catering accommodations and much more.


Family School Holiday Deals

School holidays are a great time to beat the stress and spend some quality time with the family. Browse our selection of beach and city breaks and choose a destination that best suits you ‐ plus with our wide variety of board options, you're guaranteed to find something that suits everyone.


Our Popular School Holiday Destinations



The biggest of the Balearics, Majorca has a whopping 262 beaches - making it a top choice for sunshine holidays with the family. Children will enjoy riding the vintage train in Majorca’s bustling capital Palma, and the adults can lap up great bargains in the bazaars. Nature lovers should take a trip to S’Albufeira Natural Park while you're here too, which is great for spotting rare birds.

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Costa Brava

Costa Brava

Catalonia’s star resort Costa Brava has vast stretches of beaches and caves, including Lloret de Mar, a stunning resort that sits by the sandy Sa Boadella beach. Spend some quality family time wandering the coastal village of Castell or explore the ruins of Romanyà de la Selva and beautifully landscaped gardens of Jardins de Santa Clotilde.

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Greece tropical beach


The sun is always shining in Greece, dotted with pretty islands, ancient ruins and gorgeous beaches, which offer a great opportunity for fun-loving family holidays. Go island-hopping and stop at cultural Rhodes, where whitewashed houses sit atop rugged cliffs, in sharp contrast to the blue Med. The popular resorts of Crete, Naxos, Corfu and Skiathos are all different, yet cater fantastically to family holidays, making them a great option for places to stay.

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Turkey lagoon blue water beach


A culturally vibrant location, holidays to Turkey boast golden beaches, bustling souks and spectacular history. With famous sands such as Olu Deniz – one of the most naturally beautiful spots around – Olympos, Mermerli and Iztuzu situated along its sunny coast, there's plenty of opportunity to laze by the glistening sea. For fun family days out, visit the thermal springs at Pamukkale or explore the Troy ruins at Goreme National Park.

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Sunny day in algarve beach


The Algarve stretches for miles along Portugal’s southern coast and is home to spectacular sandy beaches and hundreds of solitary coves, framed by magnificent cliffs. The perfect choice for sunny school holidays, you can introduce the kids to swimming and diving in the active waters, take a day trip into charming towns like Silves and Lagos or hit the biggest waterpark, Aqualand. Favourite resorts to stay in include Albufeira, Portimão, Faro and beyond.

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Costa Del Sol

A bustling resort on the gorgeous Malaga coast, Costa del Sol is perfect for a short family break during the school holidays. Bag all inclusive deals at luxury resorts in Torremolinos and look forward to cocktails by the infinity pool, daytime entertainment and wonderful family dinners. Or check out the historic capital city of Malaga. Take the kids to the Picasso Museum, stroll down the art district of SOHO or the leisure complex Muelle Uno near the picturesque port – when you're not busy lazing on the beaches, of course.

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Our school holidays FAQs

When are the school holidays?

School holidays in the UK generally fall during February, Easter (April), Summer, Autumn (October) and Christmas for a duration of one – two weeks, based on different locations across the country. Plan in advance or book a last minute escape to beach and city destinations with our low cost deals and flight and hotel services - the kids are sure to have a smile on their face when you fly!

Where is best to go during school holidays?

If you’re chasing the sun, experience balmy temperatures in the Canaries, Balearics Islands, Greece or Portugal, which are just a couple of hours by flight. Or take a long haul flight to sunny Florida or Dubai.

Which of the school holiday’s is the best time to travel?

With us, you can travel anytime of the year and receive great deals on early bird bookings or last minute holidays. Whether it’s a summer holiday to top beach destinations, a winter sun escape to far flung shores or a superb city break, we can assure sizzling temperatures and superb discounts.

How do I book a cheap family break during school holidays?

If you’re sure of your travel dates, you can book ahead and have your pick of the best hotels available. If not, leave the planning to us and we’ll find you great last minute deals on hotels and flights. You've also got the option to go all-inclusive - meaning your food, drink and entertainment is paid for in full before you fly.

Are school holidays in the UK the same as other European countries?

School holidays across Europe may not start and end on the exact same dates, but a lot of them usually overlap. While it's highly unlikely that Christmas and New year holidays will differ, it's best to check other cheap holidays before you fly.

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