The family holiday comes with a lot of baggage, and not just the packing kind. It is, for many, the only time loved ones really get time to relax together, and so the pressure is huge. Which is why so many of them can end in tears before bedtime. Or indeed before booking. This family holidays travel guide aims to lessen the load from the word go. It will not only inspire you with lots of new ideas but will also help you narrow down the choices from a world of family fun, to a mountain lake in Pune.

Follow the tips in our family holidays travel guide, and the process of choosing a family holiday will be like the difference between carrying a 25 kg bag, bursting at the seams with loads of stuff you don’t need, and a super cool carry on one. Baggage? What baggage?