Holiday Packing Tips For Kids + Trunki Giveaway!

It’s that time of year again. The summer holiday season is almost upon us and if you are anything like me, you will be dreading getting packed. I’m bad enough at doing my own – always have been. But now we have Little Man to think about, so for me, holiday packing is double the stress.

We’ve been on a fair few holidays since being a family of three and over the years I have found myself learning the best ways to pack for a child.  So, with a view to calm myself down and remind myself that holiday packing doesn’t need to be stressful, I’m sharing my Top 6 tips for holiday packing for kids.

Holiday Packing Tips

  1. Remember that you probably won’t need as much as you think you do. The amount of times that I have taken far too many clothes for the Little Man is quite ridiculous. During the day he lives in his swim shorts and only needs a pyjama shorts and t-shirts at night. And if all else fails, you can wash the clothes and hang them out to dry. If you are holidaying abroad, they will be dry in no time.
  2. Stemming from tip number 1 – take a small tube of travel wash. You may not need it, but if you take it, it’s there if you do. It doesn’t weigh anything and it takes up less room than excess clothes that you’ll unlikely use.
  3. Don’t worry too much about kids toiletries. For the few days, they are away they can use yours. As long as you have their toothbrush and toothpaste, you can manage. You can pack these in with yours – this also makes unpacking at the other end easier when all toiletries are together.
  4. Jelly shoes! As much as I hate them, they are a godsend for by the pool and on the beach. The floor and sand can get hot – with jelly shoes this won’t matter and it’s one less thing to be worrying about, and of course, it doesn’t matter if they get wet.
  5. Pack a surprise toy for the aeroplane or car. The prospect of a long flight or car journey can be quite daunting and it will only feel twice as long if your kid is bored and antsy. If you have something new that they haven’t played with before, this will help, if only for a little while.
  6. Don’t underestimate tablets. I know some parents don’t agree with too much screen time but I’m a big believer in everything in moderation. Before you leave, load it with episodes of their favourite programme and don’t forget the headphones. You may get an extra half an hours peace and quiet during the journeys there and back which will only help with all of your stress levels.

Trunki Giveaway

In preparation for the forthcoming holiday season, Holiday Gems are giving away a Classic Terrance Trunki as a prize for one of my lucky readers! Trunki’s are a great way to get the kids involved with holiday packing. Not only will they feel special because they have their own luggage, but they can have a bit of fun with it too when you pull them along on it as they take a ride. Fun for everyone!

Holiday Packing Tips For Kids + Trunki Giveaway!

Photo credit – Christian Heilmann via Wikimedia Commons

To enter, click on the link in the box below which will take you to the entry page.

Please note TWO of the entries are mandatory and MUST be completed for the entry to be valid. Failure to do so will result in the entrant being disqualified. The remaining two are optional but give you an extra five entries each – so worth doing in my opinion!

Please make sure you read the terms and conditions at the bottom of the page. All that is left for me to do, is wish you lots of luck and happy holiday packing!

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This is a collaborative post. The competition starts at 12 am 19/06/2017 and ends 12 am 17/07/2017. The prize is one Classic Terrance Trunki. Entries are limited to UK participants only and you must be over 18. The competition is via Rafflecopter and ONE winner will be chosen at random. The winner will be informed within 24 hours. The winner must respond within 24 hours of notification or a new winner will be selected. See Rafflecopter for official rules. JakiJellz is responsible for coordinating the prize with Holiday Gems to ship to the winner.

 

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240 Comment

  1. Reply
    tracyknixon
    19th June 2017 at 10:16 am

    Portugal!

  2. Reply
    kim plant
    19th June 2017 at 10:22 am

    mexico x

  3. Reply
    Emma J Walters (@emmav6)
    19th June 2017 at 11:20 am

    we love to spend our family holidays exploring beautiful parts of the uk 🙂

  4. Reply
    Jo Bryan
    19th June 2017 at 11:21 am

    Cornwall

  5. Reply
    Anthony Harrington
    19th June 2017 at 4:50 pm

    these days Cornwall would do me just fine!

  6. Reply
    Tracy Hanley
    19th June 2017 at 5:29 pm

    We love going to la pineda in spain

  7. Reply
    clair downham
    19th June 2017 at 6:04 pm

    bahamas

  8. Reply
    Hayley Fountain
    19th June 2017 at 8:09 pm

    i love going to cornwall.Not in this heat though x

  9. Reply
    Sidrah Ahmed
    19th June 2017 at 9:10 pm

    Dubai

  10. Reply
    Fiona
    19th June 2017 at 9:22 pm

    We love Lanzarote

  11. Reply
    Sarah Rees
    19th June 2017 at 9:26 pm

    Orlando, we went last year and loved it, we are planning on going back next year, cant wait.

  12. Reply
    Tracey Ryder
    19th June 2017 at 9:30 pm

    Orlando Florida

  13. Reply
    omgitslani
    19th June 2017 at 10:12 pm

    we love going to spain

  14. Reply
    Leanne V McKenna
    19th June 2017 at 10:15 pm

    In the UK I enjoy a trip to St Ives Cornwall, and abroad I like to try somewhere new as much as possible so I don’t have a favourite!

  15. Reply
    kelandab22
    19th June 2017 at 10:45 pm

    I love Orlando, the good, the fun, the shopping – there’s so much I love!

    Kelly Ellen Hirst

  16. Reply
    Solange
    19th June 2017 at 10:52 pm

    US

  17. Reply
    Mrs Quinny (@raspberryfluff)
    19th June 2017 at 10:59 pm

    Tenerife!

  18. Reply
    kim neville (@kimneville2)
    19th June 2017 at 11:08 pm

    Mauritius is wonderful 😀

  19. Reply
    Nathan
    19th June 2017 at 11:40 pm

    The best place for a holiday is Barcelona, I would love to live there!

  20. Reply
    Angela Treadway
    19th June 2017 at 11:42 pm

    we go to good ol clacton every year x

  21. Reply
    Sarah Mackay
    20th June 2017 at 12:01 am

    Munich

  22. Reply
    Edward Guerreiro
    20th June 2017 at 1:07 am

    My favourite holiday destination has been, and always will be, the Algarve in Portugal. I have been going there since I was a child.

  23. Reply
    Harline Parkin
    20th June 2017 at 4:13 am

    Scotland I love the Cairngorms

  24. Reply
    joanna butler-savage
    20th June 2017 at 6:01 am

    northumberland or barcelona

  25. Reply
    S Edwards
    20th June 2017 at 6:14 am

    St ives Cornwall

  26. Reply
    rebecca smith
    20th June 2017 at 7:02 am

    Tenerife! it’s the perfect family destination we always have an amazing time here my children love it

  27. Reply
    Matthew Warman
    20th June 2017 at 7:33 am

    Majorca because it’s a nice short flight and there’s plenty to do and see. Beautiful coves, Sandy beaches and crystal clear water. Perfect!

  28. Reply
    kerry
    20th June 2017 at 7:51 am

    Florida. Orlando yeayyy!! its all about the mouse for us!
    #triumphanttales

  29. Reply
    postcards_for_findlay
    20th June 2017 at 8:22 am

    Great tips here – especially the ‘aeroplane toy’ We’re off to France this summer for a friend’s wedding so I have bookmarked this post ready for packing! Thanks for sharing #TriumphantTales

  30. Reply
    Pass the wine please
    20th June 2017 at 9:03 am

    The surprise toy is a great idea – we have a 4 hour car journey to kick start our summer holidays so all tips welcome!! #TriumphantTales

  31. Reply
    Folakemi
    20th June 2017 at 9:16 am

    Thanks for the tips, I always need the reminder not to pack too much. We’re off to Cuba in August and would be very happy to win the Trunki 🙂 #triumphanttales

  32. Reply
    Chris Andrews
    20th June 2017 at 9:27 am

    Tell me your favourite holiday destination! . . . .India, but as l am going to Japan in a couple of weeks l think it may be pushed out of my number one spot

  33. Reply
    Tee simpson
    20th June 2017 at 9:38 am

    Anywhere thats hot and sunny and has a nice beach. Somewhere like Jamacia

  34. Reply
    pamsbakeandbabyblog
    20th June 2017 at 9:47 am

    Great tips! Love jelly shoes #triumphanttuesdays

  35. Reply
    Susan Smith
    20th June 2017 at 9:57 am

    Have family in Bulgaria, so this is our favourite destination

  36. Reply
    Sarah Lee
    20th June 2017 at 10:08 am

    Barcelona

  37. Reply
    Philippa Bradbury
    20th June 2017 at 10:22 am

    Australia

  38. Reply
    Rebecca Nisbet
    20th June 2017 at 10:33 am

    I love Budapest, such a beautiful place to go with so much history.

  39. Reply
    Liam Bishop
    20th June 2017 at 10:33 am

    Cornwall, it’s lovely.

  40. Reply
    stuart hargreaves
    20th June 2017 at 10:46 am

    the Algarve

  41. Reply
    Jean Cassell
    20th June 2017 at 10:52 am

    I love to take my granddaughters to Bridlington. We hire a caravan and beach hut . Simple family fun!

  42. Reply
    Tony Metcalfe
    20th June 2017 at 11:19 am

    Barbados

  43. Reply
    Lindsey Stuart
    20th June 2017 at 12:23 pm

    Perth, Australia Stunning place

  44. Reply
    Lorraine Kirk
    20th June 2017 at 12:29 pm

    SSuffolk, it’s always sunny when we go 🙂

  45. Reply
    bringinguptheberneys
    20th June 2017 at 12:31 pm

    Butlins! haha, we love getting the family together and going to Butlins, we haven’t ventured abroad just yet with the kids…But I personally love Australia.

  46. Reply
    Lisa
    20th June 2017 at 1:28 pm

    Some great packing tips there and I am loving the giveaway. My girls are too big for Trunki’s so I’ve made sure to share on FB and Twitter #TriumphantTales

  47. Reply
    Laura Milton
    20th June 2017 at 2:04 pm

    We loved going to Turkey but now would say most beach resorts in Spain 😀

  48. Reply
    Catherine Powell
    20th June 2017 at 2:10 pm

    We really like Spain

  49. Reply
    Lucy At Home
    20th June 2017 at 2:21 pm

    We love to holiday in the UK. Favourite destinations include South Wales, Cornwall, and The Lake District! My eldest has a trunki but I’d love to win one for my little girl too as they love to be “twinnies” #dreamteam

    1. Reply
      Lucy At Home
      20th June 2017 at 2:23 pm

      Oh pants – sorry that should say #triumphanttales What a numpty!

  50. Reply
    Sophie Foulds
    20th June 2017 at 4:20 pm

    We love Spain! So many nice places to visit 🙂 x

  51. Reply
    Kim M
    20th June 2017 at 5:00 pm

    We like Italy

  52. Reply
    Kristy Leanne Brown
    20th June 2017 at 5:50 pm

    Trinitie Sur La Mer

  53. Reply
    Soph H
    20th June 2017 at 6:12 pm

    Spain definitely

  54. Reply
    Lee Ritson
    20th June 2017 at 6:27 pm

    I went to Ibiza recently but away from the club scene, it was lovely. Would love to go back

  55. Reply
    Rachel
    20th June 2017 at 6:38 pm

    Rimini, Italy. Had a truly memorable holiday there when in my late teens, was accompanied by my brother :- Who was a sun Worshipper, he had a great tan on returning home. Whilst I loved the friendly Italians, the weather, the food :- especially ice cream, shopping, etc.

  56. Reply
    Jenna Parrington
    20th June 2017 at 7:48 pm

    Majorca! Perfect for the kids!

  57. Reply
    Andrea Fletcher
    20th June 2017 at 8:15 pm

    We like Whitby.

  58. Reply
    naomi
    20th June 2017 at 8:33 pm

    the algarve in Portugal!
    🙂 #TriumphantTales

  59. Reply
    isis1981uk
    20th June 2017 at 8:35 pm

    New Orleans!

  60. Reply
    james waterworth
    20th June 2017 at 8:40 pm

    the yorkshire moors, beautiful during the summer

  61. Reply
    Kay Sherman
    20th June 2017 at 8:48 pm

    We love Cyprus

  62. Reply
    Liz Parker-Cook
    20th June 2017 at 9:26 pm

    I bring too many clothes for my toddler too but we have started to pack lighter. Honestly it makes things so much easier. Also, we used to bring a few toys but discovered we could get away with one or two small favourites. We went on a 5 day trip as a family of 3 with 2 small suitcases. So much less to carry. #TriumphantTales

  63. Reply
    Mummytologan.com
    20th June 2017 at 10:20 pm

    Seeing this post makes me super envious, i really want a holiday 🙁 maybe i’ll win one hehe

    #triumphanttales

  64. Reply
    Kevin Honey
    20th June 2017 at 10:34 pm

    I live Sydney

  65. Reply
    Debbie Creasey
    20th June 2017 at 10:59 pm

    Cornwall

  66. Reply
    RawChildhood
    20th June 2017 at 11:49 pm

    Great tips! We are hoping to go lanzarote next year with our then 4 year old, 2 year old and new 6 month old! I need all the tips I can get for going abroad with children lol #triumphanttales

    1. Reply
      RawChildhood
      20th June 2017 at 11:51 pm

      Favourite holiday would be turkey so far!

  67. Reply
    tinmccarthy
    20th June 2017 at 11:56 pm

    man did I bomb packing 101 this year

  68. Reply
    Sarah
    21st June 2017 at 12:05 am

    Great tips! I always tend to pack too much or not enough!! Also next time we go on holiday I am definitely taking tablets! #TriumphantTuesday

  69. Reply
    Sarah
    21st June 2017 at 12:06 am

    My favourite holiday has been Majorca, but I’d LOVE to visit Hawaii one day!

  70. Reply
    Jenny Harlow
    21st June 2017 at 12:46 am

    Lanzarote

  71. Reply
    Helen Stratton
    21st June 2017 at 7:40 am

    North Yorkshire – my favourite area on Earth.

  72. Reply
    Sue McCarthy
    21st June 2017 at 7:47 am

    Bird watching in Trinidad

  73. Reply
    feelingmumyet
    21st June 2017 at 10:55 am

    #5 was a great idea. I will defo remember to bring a surprise toy, thanks! 🙂 #TriumphantTales

  74. Reply
    Jo Carroll
    21st June 2017 at 11:00 am

    Florida is perfect for families. Loads of theme parks…not just Disney and the weather and beaches around the coast is usually fab…apart from the occasional hurricane 😉

  75. Reply
    Sally Collingwood
    21st June 2017 at 12:29 pm

    Love Brighton!

  76. Reply
    Kirsty Ward
    21st June 2017 at 1:36 pm

    I love Gran Canaria!

  77. Reply
    TRACY JAMES
    21st June 2017 at 1:42 pm

    my fav has always been ST IVES in cornwall….beautiful place where dreams are made x

  78. Reply
    TRACY JAMES
    21st June 2017 at 1:46 pm

    our fav holiday place has always been ST IVES in cornwall.a place where holiday dreams are made x

  79. Reply
    AnnaH
    21st June 2017 at 4:09 pm

    Dorset!

  80. Reply
    Christina Curtis
    21st June 2017 at 4:12 pm

    We love Dorset!

  81. Reply
    mummyhereandthere
    21st June 2017 at 7:21 pm

    I love Scotland as it si beautiful in the mountains X #triumphanttales

  82. Reply
    scouserdownsouth
    21st June 2017 at 8:01 pm

    We have no holiday planned this year after a trip of a lifetime to Disney last year but your tips are great!

  83. Reply
    Fridgesays
    21st June 2017 at 8:26 pm

    triumphanttales okay – last year we went to the Caribbean and had i of not bought a trunki, I’m not sure we would of coped. He loved it in the airport and sat on it with daddy pulling him all the way. He sat on it whilst we waited on the gate and then….he played with it empty non stop in the hotel room as a sit on toy…totes recommend them, we have Bernard the bumblebee.

    I packed a section of small toy animals (cheap so i didn’t care if we lost them) and he still has most of them, i went for water creatures – so what once was a aeroplane / pool toy now lives in our bath.

  84. Reply
    Carrie-Anne Brown
    21st June 2017 at 9:30 pm

    I love going to Dublin such a lovely city break 🙂 my little one hasn’t been yet, I would love to take him with me next time 🙂

  85. Reply
    Lorraine Tinsley
    21st June 2017 at 10:51 pm

    I love Hong Kong

  86. Reply
    Nat thomason
    22nd June 2017 at 12:40 am

    Anywhere ☀️

  87. Reply
    collette dunn
    22nd June 2017 at 10:22 am

    We love Spain or the islands. Great tips – must buy some travel wash. I always forget! #triumphanttales

  88. Reply
    mandydoherty65
    22nd June 2017 at 11:50 am

    The Lake District

  89. Reply
    ljdove23
    22nd June 2017 at 1:44 pm

    Our favourite as a family is the south coast. As a couple it would be somewhere way more exotic! #triumphanttales

  90. Reply
    Debbie Burfoot
    22nd June 2017 at 1:58 pm

    Love Wales..simple and tranquil

  91. Reply
    Dave - Dad's Turn
    22nd June 2017 at 3:44 pm

    Good tips. It’s important to take the stress out as you say, not just from the holiday but from the packing too! #TriumphantTales

  92. Reply
    stressymama
    22nd June 2017 at 5:40 pm

    Great tips Jaki. Trunkis are brilliant aren’t they. I think my favourite holiday destination would have to be the Isle of Man. I have some lovely memories from many holidays there as a kid, and I have family there. Molly has only been once but I can’t wait to take her back. #triumphanttales

  93. Reply
    Michelle C
    22nd June 2017 at 5:53 pm

    Cape Verde

  94. Reply
    Kerry Taylor
    22nd June 2017 at 7:38 pm

    I love anywhere hot with a pool, but since having my son we’ve stayed closer to home, at Whitby.

  95. Reply
    Lisa Wilkinson
    22nd June 2017 at 9:00 pm

    We love Malta

  96. Reply
    Michelle Ferguson
    22nd June 2017 at 9:11 pm

    Dominican Republic as I got married there

  97. Reply
    Laura Walker
    22nd June 2017 at 9:21 pm

    We have yet to take our little man abroad so far we are enjoying trips around the UK

  98. Reply
    Laura
    22nd June 2017 at 10:28 pm

    We love Italy of course as other half is Italian but we had a wonderful time in Cyprus two years ago #triumphanttales

  99. Reply
    Mad Mommy
    22nd June 2017 at 11:51 pm

    I ALWAYS pack way to much clothes for everyone, it has never occurred to me to wash clothes while holidaying! That’s a great tip about the travel wash. #AnythingGoes

  100. Reply
    Claire Glace
    23rd June 2017 at 9:53 am

    For me its Lanzarote, its close, always warm and super family friendly x thanks

  101. Reply
    Talya Stone
    23rd June 2017 at 10:40 am

    Fab competition darling – and some fab tips also. I need one of these in my life!! Thanks for linking up to #coolmumclub xoxo

  102. Reply
    Louise King
    23rd June 2017 at 4:45 pm

    Mine is Las Vegas however as a family with a 2 year old with love Butlins in Minehead. Only 87 sleeps till we go see Billy Bear yay

  103. Reply
    Lisa Pomerantz
    23rd June 2017 at 6:12 pm

    I am so glad to have read this before our trip in July. I will bring 3 outfits for me! I always pack too much, do too much laundry and have a whole set of untouched clothes. TY for this great list! #triumphanttales <3

  104. Reply
    Helena
    23rd June 2017 at 7:43 pm

    Some great tips here. I’d have never thought of jelly shoes. #TriumphantTales

  105. Reply
    Musings of a tired mummy...zzz...
    23rd June 2017 at 10:11 pm

    We stay in the UK because I am scared of flying. Great giveaway, good luck everyone! #TriumphantTales

  106. Reply
    georgie pope
    23rd June 2017 at 11:31 pm

    I love exploring the history of the UK, so give me a campervan and I’m away!

  107. Reply
    jeremy@thirstydaddy
    24th June 2017 at 2:48 am

    Right there with you on the tablets. It was a godsend on our recent plane ride and ensured that she always had something to do while we were getting ready in the mornings #triumphanttales

  108. Reply
    chickenruby
    24th June 2017 at 6:13 am

    whilst I love the idea of Trunki’s I despise some of the parents who purchase them then fail to supervise their children at the airports with an air of entitlement that all other travellers should tolerate their kids scooting up and down on them because their parents are frazzled from taking their little darlings on holiday with them. I spend too many hours in airports with short connections and I have to remind myself it’s not the childs fault and resist the temptation to give the trunki a push on it’s way #triumphanttales

  109. Reply
    Louise
    24th June 2017 at 9:40 am

    Great tips, I always overpack!! This is a fab giveaway! #triumphanttales

  110. Reply
    Karen Barrett
    24th June 2017 at 12:02 pm

    Mooloolaba, Queensland

  111. Reply
    kathy cakebread
    24th June 2017 at 4:42 pm

    Orlando Florida

  112. Reply
    Jess Howliston
    24th June 2017 at 8:51 pm

    I love Cornwall, its such a beautiful place and lots of lovely family memories! xx

  113. Reply
    Zoe Trelfa-porter
    24th June 2017 at 9:59 pm

    Cornwall

  114. Reply
    maria hackett
    24th June 2017 at 10:19 pm

    Sri Lanka! going back again in August with our toddler twins 🙂

  115. Reply
    Jo from Organised Jo
    24th June 2017 at 10:40 pm

    Great tips. We love our trunkis and the girls love to help getting them packed. When they come out they know a holiday is close. We are loving Brittany at the moment. We had a great camping holiday there last year & in half term this year we stayed at the most gorgeous house with extended family. #sharingthebloglove

  116. Reply
    Jodie A Green
    25th June 2017 at 1:05 am

    skegness 🙂

  117. Reply
    melanie stirling
    25th June 2017 at 1:09 am

    Malta if we are staying in one place but we enjoy cruises the most.

  118. Reply
    Sharon Lou Johnson
    25th June 2017 at 7:40 am

    Spain for us x

  119. Reply
    claire woods
    25th June 2017 at 10:36 am

    Love the Lake District.

  120. Reply
    sadiewoohoo
    25th June 2017 at 10:46 am

    Orlando, we were lucky enough to visit last summer

  121. Reply
    ashleigh allan
    25th June 2017 at 1:48 pm

    Orlando

  122. Reply
    justjules33
    25th June 2017 at 3:02 pm

    I am a big fan of Ibiza, the quieter parts!

  123. Reply
    STACY SORRELL
    25th June 2017 at 6:14 pm

    las vegas – i went on my honeymoon, cant wait to go back one day

  124. Reply
    tootingmama
    25th June 2017 at 8:18 pm

    Great post and giveaway, I live in Paris so can’t enter – good luck to everyone else!

  125. Reply
    Natalie Crossan
    25th June 2017 at 9:48 pm

    Turkey

  126. Reply
    jo liddement
    26th June 2017 at 5:22 pm

    We all love Cornwall

  127. Reply
    Gary Topley
    26th June 2017 at 8:04 pm

    South Africa. Thankyou for the competition x

  128. Reply
    Rachel Butterworth
    26th June 2017 at 8:45 pm

    Alcudia.

  129. Reply
    LeilaB
    26th June 2017 at 11:51 pm

    My favourite holiday destination is Barcelona. The city and seaside all together.

  130. Reply
    Jemma Dwyer
    27th June 2017 at 10:34 am

    mine is rome 😀

  131. Reply
    Katie Skeoch
    27th June 2017 at 4:54 pm

    Lanzarote, love the sunshine & the volcano!

  132. Reply
    Jordan Jarmain
    27th June 2017 at 11:02 pm

    We love Barcelona. It’s a perfect mix of culture and fun for everyone xx

  133. Reply
    Rich Tyler
    28th June 2017 at 11:39 am

    St Lucia!

  134. Reply
    Ray Dodds
    28th June 2017 at 3:50 pm

    Lanzarote

  135. Reply
    ljdove23
    28th June 2017 at 7:38 pm

    Great tips! We love Trunkis, they make travelling a lot easier for us, we can just drag the kids along so at least nobody is whining their legs ache! Thank you for joining us at #sharingthebloglove

  136. Reply
    dearbearandbeany
    28th June 2017 at 8:35 pm

    My girls love jelly shoes and it reminds me of when I was a child too! We love our trunki’s, they are great for children. We use them all the time, even for sleep overs. Thank you for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove

  137. Reply
    Melissa Lee
    28th June 2017 at 9:23 pm

    I’ve always loved Egypt – perfect weather and gorgeous Red Sea

  138. Reply
    Becky John
    29th June 2017 at 4:08 pm

    Cefalu in Sicily

  139. Reply
    Rachael Pilkington
    30th June 2017 at 4:42 pm

    Orlando <3

  140. Reply
    zoe brown
    30th June 2017 at 4:52 pm

    perranporth cornwall

  141. Reply
    Tracy Newton
    1st July 2017 at 6:22 am

    Aruba

  142. Reply
    Lisa King
    1st July 2017 at 10:19 am

    Cyprus

  143. Reply
    Emily Carter-Dunn
    1st July 2017 at 12:16 pm

    Sharm el-Sheik

  144. Reply
    jambo2805
    2nd July 2017 at 7:27 am

    Malta is our family favorite! (:

  145. Reply
    katherine s
    2nd July 2017 at 9:16 am

    We love visiting Norfolk for our family holidays.

  146. Reply
    Kim Styles
    2nd July 2017 at 12:48 pm

    The Maldives would be my paradise

  147. Reply
    Kimberley Ryan
    3rd July 2017 at 1:11 pm

    I love to visit Benayes in France, beautiful countryside and the perfect destination for me and my family

  148. Reply
    Deborah Mackenzie
    3rd July 2017 at 5:49 pm

    I love USA! I have been to so many place but I want to see more! I especially love Indiana and Illinois.. it is rural farming area and it just lovely seeing all the crops etc.

  149. Reply
    lorraine polley
    3rd July 2017 at 6:11 pm

    my favourite is south africa

  150. Reply
    Danielle Louise Cresswell
    3rd July 2017 at 11:08 pm

    Italy x

  151. Reply
    Amie
    4th July 2017 at 3:18 pm

    Right now I’m obsessed with Italy, although I desperately want to visit Harry Potter land Orlando! Then eventually move to canada and have a ranch and a huge truck!

  152. Reply
    Sayj Trivedy
    4th July 2017 at 7:56 pm

    Florida

  153. Reply
    lauren hogg
    4th July 2017 at 9:37 pm

    Portugal

  154. Reply
    Harriet Leonard
    4th July 2017 at 10:46 pm

    Greece or Cyprus

  155. Reply
    Keith Hunt
    5th July 2017 at 1:03 pm

    Iceland

  156. Reply
    Addie Roe
    5th July 2017 at 1:16 pm

    I love Turkey 😉

  157. Reply
    Alix Smith
    5th July 2017 at 1:42 pm

    Without Kids – the Maldives where we spent our honeymoon. With kids – Cornwall, going back there in 3 weeks!

  158. Reply
    randommusings29
    5th July 2017 at 4:26 pm

    The best rule I ever learned for packing is one I still follow today. Gather everything you think you will need including money in one place. Now half the stuff and double the money 🙂
    Thanks for linking up to #AnythingGoes 🙂
    Debbie

  159. Reply
    Rebecca
    5th July 2017 at 6:41 pm

    New Zealand or South Africa!

  160. Reply
    Carly Belsey
    5th July 2017 at 8:11 pm

    We love taking the kids down to Cornwall, it’s gorgeous down there 🙂

  161. Reply
    Emilie Curry
    5th July 2017 at 8:19 pm

    My favourite place that I have visited is Zermatt in Switzerland but my dream holiday is to Sorrento in Italy!

  162. Reply
    Stevie
    6th July 2017 at 11:38 am

    I think Scotland when the weather is nice.

  163. Reply
    Shirley Evans
    6th July 2017 at 8:41 pm

    CORNWALL IS MY FAVOURITE PLACE TO HOLIDAY

  164. Reply
    lynn neal
    6th July 2017 at 10:20 pm

    Majorca

  165. Reply
    Chanise Kemp
    7th July 2017 at 11:48 am

    Turkey, i love it there! Not long got back from 2 weeks in Kos and that was equally beautiful but much smaller 🙂 x

  166. Reply
    Clare Hubbard
    7th July 2017 at 1:18 pm

    I like UK holidays, Edinburgh is a favourite

  167. Reply
    Katie head
    7th July 2017 at 9:13 pm

    Florida!

  168. Reply
    Farhana Haque
    7th July 2017 at 10:28 pm

    Bali

  169. Reply
    Sarah Hughes
    8th July 2017 at 11:45 am

    Without our daughter… Las Vegas.
    With her…butlins!

  170. Reply
    Sadiyya Maryam
    9th July 2017 at 3:29 am

    Malaysia, amazing country we have been lucky to go a few times but not with our daughter yet as I dread the long haul flights! But thanks to your really useful tips might just plan it for next year!

  171. Reply
    bella bazley
    9th July 2017 at 3:48 pm

    I don’t really have a favourite but you can’t beat a good old fashioned British seaside holiday, there are some fabulous little beaches around the country.

  172. Reply
    Hazel Murphy
    9th July 2017 at 7:20 pm

    It has to be Goa. Beautiful beaches and food and wonderful people.

  173. Reply
    Kim Lam
    11th July 2017 at 8:05 am

    Tenerife for a winter holiday. It’s about the nearest place for guaranteed winter sunshine

  174. Reply
    Christine Taylor
    11th July 2017 at 1:56 pm

    We love Spain, La Pineda was amazing for a family holiday x

  175. Reply
    Katie McGinley (@Ginty251)
    11th July 2017 at 5:33 pm

    The uk

  176. Reply
    Natalie Turner
    11th July 2017 at 5:47 pm

    I love going to North Wales, amazing place!

  177. Reply
    Victoria Prince
    12th July 2017 at 11:37 am

    My favourite holiday destination is the Peak District 🙂

  178. Reply
    jen jackson
    12th July 2017 at 3:29 pm

    I love Antigua

  179. Reply
    nicky pearce
    13th July 2017 at 10:02 pm

    spain

  180. Reply
    Pam simmons
    13th July 2017 at 10:20 pm

    Portugal, nice weather and beaches and not too far to fly with the little ones 👍

  181. Reply
    Sylvia Paul
    13th July 2017 at 10:28 pm

    Malta

  182. Reply
    paula cheadle
    13th July 2017 at 11:52 pm

    I love southern spain

  183. Reply
    Erica Wallace
    14th July 2017 at 3:48 pm

    Florida :

  184. Reply
    Rebecca roberts
    14th July 2017 at 6:09 pm

    We love Spain so much hoping to go this year

  185. Reply
    Jo W
    14th July 2017 at 7:58 pm

    Aruba

  186. Reply
    Jayne Kelsall
    15th July 2017 at 10:46 am

    We love Spain .x

  187. Reply
    charlaine cross
    15th July 2017 at 3:34 pm

    Spain definitely majorca me and the kids love it x

  188. Reply
    gemma hendry
    15th July 2017 at 4:06 pm

    orlando

  189. Reply
    Kelly B
    15th July 2017 at 4:38 pm

    For me it’s Tenerife! However, with a toddler in tow I would rather go to centre parcs!

  190. Reply
    purplevamp
    15th July 2017 at 5:51 pm

    I love going to Disneyland, Paris

  191. Reply
    Simone Griffin
    15th July 2017 at 6:27 pm

    We love Florida

  192. Reply
    lynsey poole
    15th July 2017 at 9:05 pm

    France 😀

  193. Reply
    alys Lewis
    15th July 2017 at 9:08 pm

    Italy

  194. Reply
    karen t
    16th July 2017 at 1:01 am

    Orlando, Florida

  195. Reply
    Kate Davies (@Mummy2aRockStar)
    16th July 2017 at 1:25 am

    Cornwall, it’s a very beautiful part of the country

  196. Reply
    Jamie Millard
    16th July 2017 at 2:10 am

    Gran Canaria. The SPAs are amazing

  197. Reply
    Annaloa Hilmarsdottir
    16th July 2017 at 5:55 am

    We love to go to Iceland.

  198. Reply
    Jayne K
    16th July 2017 at 6:16 am

    Venice

  199. Reply
    Lee Whittaker
    16th July 2017 at 8:10 am

    Anywhere on the Costa Dorada

  200. Reply
    Lauren boyle
    16th July 2017 at 9:48 am

    My girls like primrose valley at Scarborough

  201. Reply
    katie w
    16th July 2017 at 10:00 am

    mine is Mexcio but the kids love Butlins Minehead so we go every year and then every other year we go further afield

  202. Reply
    Anthea Holloway
    16th July 2017 at 10:05 am

    I love the south of France, particularly Provence.

  203. Reply
    serenityyou
    16th July 2017 at 10:10 am

    mine is Gran Caneria, as thats where I went on my honeymoon

  204. Reply
    Laura Khomutova
    16th July 2017 at 10:18 am

    Tenerife

  205. Reply
    Melanie Pennie
    16th July 2017 at 10:40 am

    Moraira, a beautiful coastal town on Spain’s Costa Blanca

  206. Reply
    Rebecca Powell
    16th July 2017 at 11:07 am

    I’d love to go to DisneyWorld in Florida

  207. Reply
    greig spencer
    16th July 2017 at 11:19 am

    florida

  208. Reply
    TRACY HANSON (@STORMBAT)
    16th July 2017 at 12:34 pm

    Just come back from Seahouses in Northumberland which is a huge favourite of ours. It’s a gorgeous place. Our cottage was 5 minutes walk from the riding stables (went for a beach ride – one to tick off the bucket list) and a mile from the harbour.

  209. Reply
    Lucy Chester
    16th July 2017 at 2:15 pm

    I love going to Italy

  210. Reply
    Lucy Carter
    16th July 2017 at 2:28 pm

    We love Greece

  211. Reply
    Allan Fullarton
    16th July 2017 at 2:46 pm

    Florida

  212. Reply
    sharon martin
    16th July 2017 at 3:25 pm

    the pembrokeshire coast

  213. Reply
    ✿ Kate Sabin-Burns ✿ (@KateDSB)
    16th July 2017 at 3:55 pm

    Snowdonia is beautiful 🙂

  214. Reply
    Victoria B
    16th July 2017 at 4:09 pm

    Love Italy, especially Florence

  215. Reply
    Emma Fox
    16th July 2017 at 4:47 pm

    We love Italy for the fantastic food and history 🙂

  216. Reply
    Sara owen
    16th July 2017 at 5:42 pm

    We love benidorm but looking forward to trying disney land orlando in next few years ❤

  217. Reply
    Sarah Leese
    16th July 2017 at 5:55 pm

    Talacre beach wales. A great caravan destination great beaches for the kiddos and the pooch!

  218. Reply
    Linda's Bits of This and Bits of That
    16th July 2017 at 6:01 pm

    California
    so much to do and to see its an amazing place
    with the best sunsets iv ever seen

  219. Reply
    Lydia
    16th July 2017 at 6:19 pm

    sWEDEN

  220. Reply
    janine atkin
    16th July 2017 at 6:55 pm

    i like to go to cornwall

  221. Reply
    samantha buntain
    16th July 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Orlando is my favourite holiday destination mostly because there’s something for the whole family to do x

  222. Reply
    Nicola Dow
    16th July 2017 at 7:09 pm

    I love Greece. In particular Kos. Its such a beautiful place x

  223. Reply
    alison fisher
    16th July 2017 at 7:21 pm

    skegness lol

  224. Reply
    Aaron Milne
    16th July 2017 at 7:29 pm

    Love “The Lakes”

  225. Reply
    ADEINNE TONNER
    16th July 2017 at 7:54 pm

    For me it has to be Spain i love the place so beautiful

  226. Reply
    Charlotte Hoskins
    16th July 2017 at 8:35 pm

    I love Cornwall, so picturesque, or if we’re venturing further then Portugal 🙂

  227. Reply
    Laura Findlay
    16th July 2017 at 8:53 pm

    New York, the city that never sleeps. Being a mombie I would fit right in lol xx

  228. Reply
    marie miles
    16th July 2017 at 9:03 pm

    for a British Holiday i love Devon & Cornwall it brings back many happy childhood holiday memories we would frequent Devon very frequently as thats my dads birth place and we had family there and Cornwall at least once a year sometimes more for abroad holiday i liked Porteventura in sunny Spain.

  229. Reply
    Mary @ Antooshki
    16th July 2017 at 9:16 pm

    Krakow in Poland, a beautiful historic town with the cleanest, most well-kept play parks I have ever seen.

  230. Reply
    Stacey Gahan
    16th July 2017 at 9:35 pm

    Tenerife

  231. Reply
    Stuart Dunlop
    16th July 2017 at 9:43 pm

    The family love going to the States

  232. Reply
    Nancy Bradford
    16th July 2017 at 9:50 pm

    I think these are fantastic. My daughter has always wanted one x

  233. Reply
    Stephanie Keill
    16th July 2017 at 10:18 pm

    Illinois USA 🇺🇸

  234. Reply
    Diana
    16th July 2017 at 10:28 pm

    Cornwall 🙂 x

  235. Reply
    Natalie Ellis
    16th July 2017 at 10:35 pm

    Algarve, Portugal

  236. Reply
    Danielle Graves
    16th July 2017 at 11:03 pm

    as an adult – tsilivi in Zante, as a mum and her family – skegness butlins

  237. Reply
    Lia Burns
    16th July 2017 at 11:20 pm

    Pembrokeshire is such a beautiful place, it’s been my favourite since I was a child x

  238. Reply
    JUDITH LUSCOMBE
    16th July 2017 at 11:36 pm

    Crete, its a gorgeous island full of history and culture.

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