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Half-term trips 'more expensive'

Families face a rise in the cost of holidays to popular destinations this half-term period. The average half-term trip has increased in price by 3.7% since this time last year, according to figures from M&S Bank.

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European destinations 'still good value for money'

Rising inflation means that families will have to spend a little extra to book a getaway this half-term, the head of travel money at M&S Bank has said, as new figures reveal an average increase by 3.7% since this time last year.

Fraser Millar added:

Despite the euro strengthening against the pound over the past year, European destinations continue to prove relatively good value for money, and shorter flight times ensure the family has a little longer to enjoy the sun.

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