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Mauritius, Indian Ocean

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A great beach combination with any trip to South Africa

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Cyprus - Europe

Direct flights and great family friendly hotels


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Flight Time: 4 hours 30 mins 
Best Time to Go: May to June & September to October 
Time Difference: GMT + 2 hours 
Currency: Cypriot Pounds (although the hotels charge in Euros) 
Visa Needed: No

France - Europe

The choccy croissants, the wine, the cheese, Provence in the summer - whats not to love?


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    Flight time: 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 hours
    Best time to go: May-September
    Time difference: GMT + 1
    Currency: Euro
    Visa requirements: none

    Greece - Europe

    From Mykonos to Crete Greece has somewhere to suit every family


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    Flight Time: 4 hours 20 mins 
    Best Time to Go: May to July & September to October 
    Time Difference: GMT + 2 hours 
    Currency: Euros 
    Visa Needed: No

    Italy - Europe

    Food that children will love and a bit of culture for the parents


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    Flight time: 3 hours
    Best time to go: May-September
    Time difference: GMT +1
    Currency: Euro

    Portugal - Europe

    Some of the easiest flights from the UK and no jet lag!


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    Flight Time Approx: 2 hours 40 minutes 
    Best Time to Go: April until October 
    Time Difference: GMT 
    Currency: Euros 
    Visa Needed: No

    Tenerife - Europe

    Tenerife is perfect for some winter sun without having to travel too far.


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      Flight time: 4 1/2 hours direct
      Best time to go: Year Round
      Time difference: Same as the UK
      Currency: Euros
      Visa requirements: Not required for UK passport holders

      England - UK

      There are more and more wonderful hotels in the UK designed with the family in mind. With tiny babies you can have your first 'trip' away to a city like Bath, where a buggy is all you need and getting...


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      Blissfully easy to get to Always sunny! No time difference English food? Charming service No need to change currency

      Kenya - Africa

      Easy to get to and the home of the world famous Masai Mara. A great beach and safari destination


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      Flight time: 8 hours
      Best time to go: December - March & June - October
      Time difference: GMT +3 hours
      Currency: Shilling
      Visa required: Yes
      Inoculations needed: Yes (malaria area)

      Morocco - Africa

      So close to the UK yet a complete world away


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      Flight time: 3 hours
      Best time to go: From March until early June and Sept until early Dec. 
      Time difference: GMT
      Currency: Moroccan Dirham
      Visa requirements: Not required by UK passport holders
      Inoculations needed: No

      Mozambique - Africa

      A great beach combination with any trip to South Africa


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      Flight time: 12 hrs via Jo'Burg 
      Best time to go: May to January in the North & April to November in the south
      Time difference: GMT +3 hours 
      Currency: Metical 
      Visa requirements: A Visa is required for UK Passport Holders
      Inoculations needed: Yes (malaria area)

      South Africa: Safaris - Africa

      South Africa combines the sophistication of Europe with the intrigue and tradition of Africa. For a family's first trip to Africa this is a wonderful introduction. It is Africa but without the remoteness...


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      Flight time: 11 hours to Jo'burg
      Best time to go:  Year round. Best time to visit the Cape is October - March, best time to visit the North is May-October
      Time difference: GMT +2 hrs
      Currency:  Rand
      Visa requirements: Not required for UK passport holders
      Innoculations: In certain parts

      South Africa: South & East Coast - Africa

      Explore Cape Town and the beautiful Winelands. Head down to the beaches of the Garden Route and then on to a safari in the Eastern Cape. This is a great area for all families and is malaria free.


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      Flight time: 13 hours to Cape Town
      Best time to go:  Year round. Best time to visit the Cape is October - March, best time to visit the North is May-October
      Time difference: GMT +2 hrs
      Currency:  Rand
      Visa requirements: Not required for UK passport holders
      Innoculations: The Southern part of South Africa is malaria free and does not require innoculations.

      Tanzania - Africa

      A wonderful beach and safari destination or just head to Zanzibar for the beach


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      Flight time: 9 hours
      Best time to go
      : December - March and June - October
      Time difference:
      GMT +3 hours
      Currency:
      Shilling (lodges accept payment in US Dollars)
      Visa requirements
      : A Visa is required for UK Passport Holders
      Inoculations needed:
      Yes (malaria area)

      Zanzibar - Africa

      The exotic spice island of Zanzibar is a wonderful laid back beach option for families with older children


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      Flight time: 9 hours 
      Best time to go: December - March and June - October 
      Time difference: GMT +3 hours Currency: Shilling 
      Visa requirements: A Visa is required for UK Passport Holders 
      Inoculations needed: Yes (malaria area)

      Caribbean Islands - The Caribbean

      Lovely beaches and easy direct flights make Antigua a real hit


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      Time Difference: GMT - 4 hours  Flight Time: 9 hours direct  Visa: Not required for UK passport holders  Seasons to Travel: The best time to travel is December to June. There is a possibility of tropical storms and rain from July to November.

      Bali - Asia

      Gentle people, lots of culture and lovely beaches make Bali a fantastic place to explore.


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      Flight time: 16 hours (via Singapore) 
      Best time to go:  April to October.. 
      Time difference: GMT +8 
      Currency: Rupiah 
      Visa requirements: British citizens will need to obtain a visa on arrival in to Bali

      Malaysia - Asia

      With its hyper-modern cities, primary unspoiled rainforest and stunning beaches Malaysia is a land of fascinating experiences.


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      Flight time: 12 hours
      Best time to go:  November - April (Malaysia is hot and humid all year)
      Time difference: GMT +8 hrs
      Currency: Rupiah 
      Visa requirements: No

      Thailand - Asia

      Wonderful beaches and incredible culture combine to make Thailand a great destination for families


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      Flight time: 12 hours  Best time to go: Phuket : November – March & Koh Samui : February – August  Time difference: GMT +7 hours  Currency: Baht  Visa requirements: Not needed for British passport holders for stays of 30 days or less  Inoculations needed: No

      Maldives - Indian Ocean

      Soft white sand and clear warm seas make the Maldives the idea beach location. And with direct flights it is very easy to get to.


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      Flight time: 12 hours direct flight
      Best time to go:  December - April. 
      Time difference: GMT +5 hrs
      Currency:  Use £ or $ 
      Visa requirements: Not required for UK passport holders

      Mauritius - Indian Ocean

      Wonderful family friendly hotels with fantastic summer offers


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      Flight time: 14 hours direct flight
      Best time to go:  March - December
      Time difference: GMT +4 hrs
      Currency:  Rupees
      Visa requirements: Not required for UK passport holders

      Seychelles - Indian Ocean

      The most stunning of the Indian Ocean islands


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      Flight time: 10 hours indirect flight
      Best time to go: A year round destination.
      Time difference: GMT +3 hrs
      Currency:  Hotels accept Euros and Pounds  
      Visa requirements: Not required for UK passport holders

      Dubai - Middle East

      Easy to get to and so much to do. Dubai is ideal for winter sun. Think Vegas in the Middle East.


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      Flight time: 7 hours direct Best time to go: October - May  Time difference: GMT +4 hours  Currency: Dirhams  Visa requirements: Not required for UK passport holders

      Oman - Middle East

      For those who want a bit more culture than Dubai has to offer


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      Flight time: 7 hours to Dubai Airport or Muscat Airport Best time to go: October - May  Time difference: GMT +4 hours  Currency: Omani Rial   Visa requirements: Not required for UK passport holders