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SPAIN and Portugal offer great value for money with a wide range of accommodation types, from family villages and luxury villas to budget self-catering and five-star hotels, with a good chance of sun thrown in! The short flight time and the welcoming culture to families are signifi cant factors in their perpetual popularity.

The all-inclusive option is a great one for families with children. As well as meals included, there's usually ice cream for the kids and a glass of wine for the parents – this makes it a great budget buster. Almost all of the inclusive destinations cater for children, with special programmes for kids and childcare options as well as whole family entertainment. Look for holiday villages with special programmes such as soccer school.

Florida has it all, sun and sand plus DisneyWorld, Sea World and Universal Studios. Bookings are up for 2011, especially because of the new Universal Harry Potter theme park. Travel deals to Florida start at approximately € 450 per person. Check out Thompsons, American Holidays, Sunway and Falcon Holidays for great winter sale deals.

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