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MumGoneCrazy Thu 05-May-16 20:01:27

We are having our very first holiday abroad in 4 weeks, it's 7 days all inclusive in menorca but I'm not sure how much spending money we would realistically need. Is £600 enough?
Family of 6, DC are 15, 10, 9 & 6 as it's all inclusive we won't be eating out much but would like to do a boat trip, trip to water park and maybe visit a market.
I've never been out of the UK and really wanted to get in a family holiday before DS goes to college in September and wants to do his own thing but saving money has been a struggle for us and can't really afford more than £600-700

Justmuddlingalong Thu 05-May-16 20:05:43

That'll be plenty. Some days you will spend more, some days less, so it always evens itself out. I hope you all have a wonderful time. wine

MumGoneCrazy Thu 05-May-16 20:14:58

Thank you, first time flying and slightly claustrophobic so I'm a little panicky but excitement is overtaking that at moment, I just want to give the DC a holiday they'll remember that's not in a caravan grin

revealall Thu 05-May-16 20:22:26

I would also go onto Tripadvisor " forum" for Menorca and write a post saying you'd like to do the boat trip,water park etc.etc on a budget.
Like MN there is always someone who will know a way to save a few quid, whether it be vouchers, special online rates or best times to go.

Have a fabulous time!

Justmuddlingalong Thu 05-May-16 20:24:42

I have fond memories of caravan holidays, but I know what you mean! I hate flying, but see it as a necessary evil of having a lovely break. One large Glayva with ice settles my nerves and is the very 1st part of my holiday. wink

mamabluestar Sat 07-May-16 08:16:18

We (me, Dh, dd7, ds4) went to Lanzarote last year and took £200 in cash, with money left in the bank for day trips. We ended up paying for 2 day trips in cash and didnt touch the money in the bank.

Holidays can be as expensive as you make them. When we have been all inclusive I always feel that we have paid a premium for it and that we need less money when we are actually on holiday.

Hope you have an amazing time

dementedpixie Sat 07-May-16 22:03:01

That will be plenty (maybe too much!) if you are AI. We probably take that for 2 weeks away but also have credit cards as back up

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