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In the City

Published 25/01/2011 | 12:07

CITY experiences can be very interesting and exciting for older children and teens. City breaks can be shorter than traditional one-or two-week holidays, but offer great satisfaction and activity ranges.

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Check out popular four-and five-star chain hotels in cities for excellent weekend deals in 2011. For example, Hilton Hotels are offering 50pc off weekend breaks worldwide and the Four Seasons has extra night free deals. The Leading Hotels of the World offer child friendly five-star hotels worldwide, with many currently offering three nights for the price of two.

Consider Amsterdam for its barge trips, lovely parks and Anne Frank's house, all while riding a bike in this safe and friendly city.

Travel to New York in the springtime for the best climate and deals and stay in Manhattan. Experience the Natural History Museum, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park and the shopping experiences on Fifth Avenue, or see the ethnic Little Italy or China Town. Flights cost from

€ 200 per person. The Apartment Service offers serviced apartments from approximately € 120 per night.

www.apartmentservice.com.

Frommer's With Kids guidebooks are invaluable sources of information when planning city breaks.

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