Family Christmas Vacation Ideas

What are some of the top family Christmas vacation ideas?

Should you wait to book your vacation or not? This depends on weather you are looking for a specific destination or not. This is our take on the best places to go during this Christmas vacation and some planning tips, and ideas about finding value in the vacation market this time of year.

Christmas Florida Vacation Deals from TA.

Planning Your Christmas Vacation Spot

For specific destination that you have your hear set on over the holidays you may like to book early and seal the deal. You don't want a rival family swooping in and taking your seats, as seats do book out, especially now as airlines aim to have their flights full to cut costs.

Watch the video on Holiday Family Vacation Planning - Family Holiday Travel Ideas

Are tropical destinations more expensive at Christmas?

Clearly warm weather destinations are ideal around Christmas and yes you will pay a premium if you choose these locations. Taking an early Christmas vacation between Thanksgiving and Christmas is one way to get around this.

My Favourite Christmas Family Vacation Ideas:

There are a lot of ideas and information out there as to what makes for a great family Christmas vacation but a place where you can settle in one place, and not have to travel around too much after you arrive is a clear winner. This time of year is when the most people around the world are getting places is often the most frantic time to find yourself in transit. But surprisingly in many areas of the world, hotels and resorts often have empty rooms in the weeks leading into Christmas and then experience a jump afterwards.

Compare the best family cruise lines for a Christmas vacation.

Christmas Family Cruise Vacation

Booking early is often the idea if you have a specific cruise destination in mind. Surprisingly it is also possible to pick up last minute deals if you are flexible in your needs. Often this will mean you can pick up a very well priced cristmas vacation with an inside cabin, or even a balcony cabin for what you may have expected to pay for a regular outside cabin.

Disney Fantasy Decorated for First Holiday Season

More Great Christmas Vacation Ideas

Below are some of our best Christmas Vacation Ideas but you may also find our winter vacation ideas of value for planning a vacation this time of year.

Grand Canyon Cristmas Vacation

The white rimmed Grand Canyon does get cold in winter but the snow fringe does add an extra dimension. Far less people, lots more parking and easier access to mule rides and other activities are a clear bonus for visiting during the festive season.

See more on the Grand Canyon for families.

Tropical All Inclusive Resort Family Vacation

You can go all out in escaping the cold and head somewhere extremely tropical or exotic like Bali, Hawaii or Costa Rica or stick with the more traditional vanilla flavoured all inclusive resort in the Caribbean or Mexico. Find the best All Inclusive resort vacations for families.

Family Vacation Deals

 The video below will help you see how to find the top family friendly accommodation options anywhere.

We recommend always to check reviews on TripAdvisor (use this link) before booking any travel deals. 

  • Accorhotels -  50% off second room for kids.
  • All Inclusive-  The top family all inclusive discounts
  • Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas -  Save up to 40%
  • Beaches Luxury Family Resorts-  65% off, free scuba and more.
  • CheapAir.com -  Cheap Airfares 
  • Cheap Caribbean - Great family packaged deals by this network are available all over the Caribbean. Including up to 65% off.
  • Cruisedirect - Up to 80% OFF. .
  • Expedia - Discounted Family Vacation packages and last minute deals.
  • First Choice - Amazing all inclusive family holiday specialist in Europe.
  • FlipKey - Family Vacation Rentals in  1200 locations
  • Intrepid Family Adventure - Find Family adventures with 1600 itineraries.
  • G Family Adventures -Big clearance on last minute family itineraries worldwide.
  • Holiday Inn  - Kids Stay and Eat for Free
  • HomeExchange - We are into the sharing economy in a big way and this site makes it easy.
  • HomeForExchange - Another great family home exchange with 13,000 listings in 80+ countries
  • Motel 6 - Pet Friendly and budget offers. With kids stay free and rooms from $39 road trips are now affordable.
  • Priceline - Save with bidding and Package Offers of up to $500 off
  • TripAdvisor - Allows you to search by family friendly option. Go to place to read reviews. Also one of the best places to find vacation rentals.

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