Family Holiday Packages
Looking to enjoy some time away with the whole family? Make planning your vacation easier with one of Webjet’s great family holiday packages.
Whether you’re travelling with your little ones in tow, a couple of teenagers or with your extended relations, Webjet offers plenty of great family holiday packages to match your budget and travel preferences.
Families come in all shapes and sizes, meaning that every family holiday is bound to be different. Regardless of if you’re travelling with your children, your grandchildren, your nieces and nephews, or even your children’s friends, you’ll find no shortage of domestic and international destinations perfect for enjoying some family holiday fun. Take your pick from sunny beach breaks, exciting city stays and almost every other holiday experience in between, and find an escape to suit both you and the little ones in your life.
Spanning from budget friendly stays through to serviced apartments and 5 star hotels, there’s a wide variety of accommodation on offer to suit most families. Find accommodation to match your budget, your family’s preferences and your holiday length, be it a short break, an extended stay or anything in between.
Help make your dollar go further with one of Webjet’s great family holiday packages and enjoy additional extras such as free wireless internet, breakfast buffets and free parking. Simply choose your accommodation, select your travel dates and save.
What are the best family holiday destinations?
Not sure where you want to go for your next trip abroad? Buy family holiday packages to Singapore! Not only are there non-stop flights from Australia to this city-state in South East Asia, but Singapore is also incredibly family-friendly and is brimming with activities and attractions for travellers of every age. Families can explore Universal Studios, wander around the futuristic Gardens of the Bay, and sample the delicious local cuisine at street food markets and iconic hawker centres. English is widely spoken throughout the island, so families travelling on Singapore holiday packages needn’t worry about too much of a language barrier.
For a budget-friendly family holiday that offers the best of golden shorelines, cities and unique culture, think about booking in a trip to Sri Lanka. This small island is home to palm-fringed beaches, turquoise waters and a fascinating history. Those travelling on family holiday packages will find that their dollar can be stretched a bit further once in Sri Lanka, meaning you might have more spending money for excursions, activities and experiences. Some of the top things to do in Sri Lanka are visiting the historic town of Galle, exploring the rock fortress of Sigiriya, and going on safari to see endangered leopards, elephants and sloth bears.
Don't want to travel too far away from home? Book cheap family holidays to New Zealand with Webjet. One of Australia’s closest neighbours is a magical destination for family holiday packages. If you're into culture, you can check out the free Te Papa museum in Wellington. Or, for those that want to plan a more adventurous getaway, look to family holiday deals to Rotorua so you can explore the Agroventures Adventure Park. There are plenty of hiking trails on both the North and South Islands. And for movie-loving families, a holiday to New Zealand wouldn't be complete without a pitstop at Hobbiton near Auckland.
Take your troop off to an unusual destination for your next family trip - to Iceland! Iceland is an incredible destination for active broods buying wanting family holiday deals that combine the outdoors with once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The Land of Ice and Fire is home to active volcanoes, breathtaking waterfalls, glaciers and black-sand beaches. Exploring this wild landscape and Iceland’s cities makes an unforgettable experience that the whole family will love! When it comes to activities, you can book glacier walks, horseback riding or ATV excursions along lava fields. If you want to keep costs down, there are plenty of freely accessible hiking trails that weave past hidden waterfalls. One of the stops that is a must to include on your family holiday packages to Iceland is an outing to the Blue Lagoon. These natural hot springs are one of the most popular things to do in Iceland, and tickets can be booked in advance.
Don’t want to travel too far from home? Buy family holiday packages for Australia. You can explore the Great Barrier Reef from Hamilton Island, relax on the beaches on the Gold Coast, or have a city break in Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne.
What should I pack for a family holiday?
Bring a baby carrier
A baby carrier is one of those indispensable items that families with infants usually can’t do without once away on family holiday packages. No matter if you're at the airport, getting onto trains or catching the subway, have a baby carrier can make it that much easier to get around.
Don't pack towels
Once you've bought your cheap family holiday packages, check with your hotel to see if towels are provided on request. If not, consider purchasing a quick-drying and compact travel towel. These take up less suitcase space, and you can roll them around your shoes or clothes.
Only pack the essentials
One of the top tips for family holiday packages is packing light. Check with your hotel to see if things are hairdryers, steamers or irons are provided, so you don't need to lug them around in your suitcase. If these items aren't available, consider leaving them at home. You can probably go without a hairdryer for week-long family holiday packages, and you'll have more space for souvenirs or clothes you love.
What should I know before going on a family holiday?
Prep your kids before your holiday
Heading to a new destination on your next budget family holiday packages? Give the kids an idea of what to expect for this exciting upcoming trip by showing them movies, books and photos about the destination. You might even introduce them to local flavours by heading out for dinner at a restaurant that specialises in that destination’s national cuisine. This forward-thinking will give your young travellers a heads up to the new culture and get them even more excited about the trip!
Choose the right accommodation
When booking your family holiday packages; choosing the right accommodation for your family is essential. If you're booking family holiday deals in a group with other families, looking to packages that include self-contained apartments or villas is a great option. Want to stay at a fabulous resort? Make sure there are some kid-friendly facilities, such as baby-sitting services, dedicated kids’ clubs, interconnecting rooms, and perhaps even childrens’ menus at any of the restaurants or on-site eateries. Opting for a resort or hotel that caters to kids means everyone in your family can get the most out of your next holiday!
Plan around snacks and activities
One of the keys to making sure your cheap family holidays run smoothly is always having a stash of snacks or drinks on-hand, ready for when anyone in the troop - not just the kids - needs a pick-me-up. Packing some portable snacks is also key for long bus, train or even plan journeys. And, of course, something to help keep young travellers occupied - toys, activities, games - is the best way to conquer boredom while travelling.