Cost of half-term breaks

(2 Posts)
MEDIA: Amie Keeley Thu 03-Oct-13 14:47:15

Hello,

I'm a journalist working on a story about the price of half-term holidays and how places such as Centerparcs dramatically increase, sometimes double, their prices during this time, compared to the week before and after.

I'm looking for opinions from parents - what do you think? Is it inevitable? Are you able to afford to go away at half-term? What advice would you give?

Please email amie.keeley@dailymail.co.uk or call me on 0203 615 1553. Or just leave posts below, thanks..

Responses needed by the end of today (3rd).

Thanks,
Amie

SuperiorCat Thu 03-Oct-13 14:50:43

I'm on the fence on this one. It is supply and demand, but it is also exploitative.

A half term break has to be a cheapie to be in addition to our main summer holiday, when CP in particular are charging £600+ it is out of our budget well and truly.

That said, you can have a cheap h/t holiday if you are happy to camp - I'm not so we don't.

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