Family Travel & Adventure

A cheaper alternative for family holidays

Travelling with a family is expensive, right? Ever considered a ‘Home Swap’? A home exchange gives you a home from home and a lot cheaper than hotels.

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Top 5 Essential Beach Gear for this Summer

Summer’s here! Here’s our recommended top 5 items of beach gear for a great family day out at the beach.

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Extra Peace of Mind: Well Designed Travel ID’s for Kids

Every parent’s nightmare is losing or getting separated from your child when on a day out or travelling. Luckily, it is something we have never experienced, but it’s never far from the back of our minds. Here’s a simple but effective solution for a bit of reassurance from iDME.

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A funky cool bag and picnic set for days out or camping

This is a 2-in-1 picnic set that’s very versatile. The coolbag can be used separately to the picnic set. Idea for a ‘posh’ picnic or just down the beach.

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Driving on French Autoroutes

Here’s some useful information about driving on French Autoroutes, including route planning and calculating the autoroute tolls.

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Things to remember when driving in Europe

Here’s a guide to driving in Europe: what you need to get, what you need to take, speed limits, and finding fuel.

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Ferries to France

Sea France ferry on route to Calais in France - Photo by David Merrett

Here’s a list of where to catch ferries to France, the operators, approximate crossing times, and the operators. There’s a lot more than just Dover to Calais, with much of the north coast of France accessible.

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Dunkirk / Dunkerque

Dover-Dunkerque is around 2 hours with DFDS Seaways

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Calais

Dover-Calais, 1.5 Hours, DFDS SEAWAYS and P&O Ferries

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Boulogne

This route is currently closed. Use Dover-Calais instead.

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