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Easter 2015, £2500 budget (plus £1000 spending money), where to go?

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newfavouritething Mon 19-May-14 21:50:08

Basically that. We went to Florida this year and it was fab - really want to go somewhere warm enough for the kids to play in outdoor pools or the beach or whatever. Probably self-catering with a hire car, as we're more of a 'go and do things' type, than a hotel pool type I think. So, where have you been? Where would you recommend?

GermanGirlinLondon Mon 19-May-14 22:10:30

How about Morocco?

newfavouritething Wed 21-May-14 10:21:42

Thanks for the suggestion - I ended up going into a travel agents for a better look, but they were awful - told me if I went there that I would stay in the hotel complex and pay to go on their excursions, and it wasn't a place to visit on your own (Marrakesh). Are they always so unhelpful? Have never really done a package type holiday, and they just put me right off! Have been paying more attention to Florida prices as it's so (relatively) cheap and easy.

ShanghaiDiva Wed 21-May-14 10:38:38

Don't see why you have to go on a package there. Take a look at self catering accommodation on flipkey (part of the trip advisor website) as an alternative to staying in a hotel complex.
Have never been to Morocco, but have travelled a lot and book everything myself. Lonely Planet is a great resource.

ShanghaiDiva Wed 21-May-14 10:44:54

Some other ideas:
Dubai - March is good temperature wise
Cambodia - beach resorts are not that developed yet and it will be hot, but a fascinating destination.

SoGladToHaveFoundThis Wed 21-May-14 11:14:18

Sounds like they we not particularly helpful. Marrakech is lovely but i was actually thinking more about Tangier or Agadir.

I book the majority of my holidays on Trailfinders, they are great and can't recommend it enough.

Otherwise if you like Thailand I can recommend Koh Samui.

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