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Family Holidays

Family holidays create memories and traditions that stay with us for the rest of our lives and provide a special time for families to re-connect without the stress and routines of every-day life.  They also provide unique opportunities for children and parents alike to conquer fears, experience new cultures and cuisines, discover historical sites and geographical wonders or see exotic wildlife in its natural habitat.  

We have handpicked suppliers who specialise in holidays to suit the needs of the whole family and provide original and authentic experiences that everyone will love.  From private villas for relaxed quality time, to family group tours that take the stress and planning out of an epic adventure, or cruises that provide kids clubs, restaurants, and entertainment on tap to private tailormade journeys that inspire. Whatever you have in mind, we can create your perfect family holiday and lifelong memories to cherish!


Ready to find your perfect Truly Individual family holiday?

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Family Holiday Ideas

Below is just a tiny selection of our family holidays. Call us to discuss your exact requirements and we'll prepare a personalised quotation, just for you;

14-Night Mediterranean from Southampton


MSC Cruise

This fantastic 14-day cruise onboard MSC Magnifica allows you to see some of the top spots in the Mediterranean without having to fly, as the ship sets sail from Southampton! As you sail south, enjoy the amazing facilities of the ship and world class entertainment including stage shows and MSC's famous parties. The time for exploring starts upon entering the Mediterranean sea with iconic stops including Cadiz and Malaga in Spain, Lisbon in Portugal and the turnaround point for this cruise doesn't come much more glamourous than world famous Monte Carlo! Enquire today to make sure you don't miss this cruise-of-a-lifetime! (MSC)

Various departures

Southampton, UK  >  Cadiz, Spain  >  Malaga, Spain  >  Alicante, Spain  >  Mallorca, Spain  >  Monte Carlo  >  Barcelona  >  Lisbon, Portugal  >  Southampton, UK

Cruise Holiday Includes

  • 14 nights balcony cabin accommodation on the ship
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner included while on-board
  • Bella Experience (upgrades available)
  • Gratuities
  • Port fees and taxes

From £5,229 per family

Price based on family of four sharing a balcony cabin. Price based on July 2022 but other dates and cabin upgrades available. Simply enquire below.

Bali and Komodo Dragons Family Adventure


Komodo Island

This exciting 13-day family adventure begins in Bali’s Jimbaran Bay area, with a 2-bedroom private pool villa, the perfect base from which to explore.

After a short flight to Labuan Bajo, board your boat and cruise to Pantai Merah – one of only 7 pink beaches in the world!  Next, a trek on Komodo Island to marvel at the wildlife, including the magnificent Komodo Dragons.  After a night onboard your boat, visit Komodo Village and swim with the Manta Rays at Manta Point then cruise on via tropical paradise Island Taka Makasar, to Labuan Bajo for a night on dry land before the return flight to Bali.

Transfer to the picturesque town of Ubud, where a private 2-bedroom pool villa is home for the next 3 nights, from which local tours and excursions such as river rafting, bike tours or the jungle swing can be arranged. (ATI)

Truly Individual Family Holiday Includes:

  • International flights from the UK in Economy
  • Domestic return flights to Labuan Bajo
  • 7 nights pool villa accommodation Jimbaran Bay
  • 3 nights pool villa accommodation Ubud
  • 3 day Komodo tour with 1 night hotel and 1 night liveaboard 
  • All transfers and taxes

From £9,999 per family

Price based on a family of four sharing accommodation. Any element of this holiday can be tailor-made to suit you. Simply enquire below.

Thailand Family Adventure


Thailand Family Adventure

Arrive in Bangkok for this 10-day family adventure, take a private longtail boat ride through peaceful canals, test artistic skills in a 200-year-old traditional artist’s house and learn about the symbolic importance of flowers to the Thai people.  View the Bangkok skyline filled with skyscrapers and temples from the 'Golden Mountain' and mingle with the locals as cooks prepare speciality dishes for you to try.  Stop at the Grand Palace on the way to Ayutthaya, where a longtail boat ride provides a relaxing way to view the city. 

Travel by night train to Chiang Mai for a hands-on farming experience, enjoy delicious home-cooked food and even meet the buffaloes. North of Chiang Mai, climb the ‘Sticky Waterfalls’, then continue to Mae Ngad Dam for lunch on a floating bungalow.  Take part in a Thai cooking class at Khum Lanna and take a sunrise bike ride to Phrao. Next, 3-nights of fun and relaxation oin Koh Samui including a day trip to Koh Tan - the perfect snorkelling spot. (EAS)

Truly Individual Family Holiday Includes:

  • International flights from the UK in Economy
  • Domestic flight to Koh Samui
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Night train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai
  • Private guide and driver
  • Tours, excursions and entrance fees
  • All transfers and taxes

From £10,599 per family

Price based on a family of four sharing two rooms. Any element of this holiday can be tailor-made to suit you. Simply enquire below.

Canadian Rockies & Vancouver Island


Canadian Rockies & Vancouver Island

Explore the best of British Columbia and Alberta on this 14-day Western Canada road trip between Vancouver and Calgary. Discover Vancouver Island's rugged west coast, with its sensational scenery and array of wildlife excursions, choose from whale watching, bear viewing or perhaps a food tour. Enjoy the fantastic Peak 2 Peak gondola ride in Whistler and take in the breath-taking views of the Joffre Glacier en-route to Clearwater.

Travel through the spectacular Rocky Mountains, with emerald lakes and charming mountain towns and enjoy a cruise on the Maligne Lake or a gentle rafting tour on the Athabasca River.   Walk on ancient ice as part of the Ice Explorer Ride and stand one thousand feet in the air on the Glacier Skywalk. A final choice of tours in Banff includes Bow River Horseback Adventure, Banff Gondola, Bow River canoe tour or a cruise of Lake Minnewanka. This carefully created itinerary ensures you get the best out of each day and enables you to personalise your experience with a selection of tours in Victoria, Tofino, Jasper and Banff. (DHC)

Truly Individual Holiday Includes:

  • International flights from the UK in Economy
  • 13 nights hotel accommodation
  • Car hire in mid-sized vehicle
  • Return car ferry to Vancouver Island
  • 6 sightseeing experiences

From £10,699 per family

Price based on a family of four sharing two rooms. Any element of this holiday can be tailor-made to suit you.

Family Adventure in Tanzania


Family Adventure in Tanzania

This 11-day action packed holiday is perfect for families who want to see the natural wonders of this beautiful country and enjoy the activities it has to offer.  From ziplining through the forest at Mto wa Mbu, to walking the incredible tree top canopy suspended bridges at Lake Manyara National Park with the monkeys, butterflies and birds. 

Enjoy a game drive exploring the Ngorongoro Crater and its rich wildlife, including the black rhino and head to the Serengeti where further game drives uncover the vast plains, perfect for spotting Africa’s ‘Big Five’.  Stay at the Melia Serengeti Lodge, located beside the Mbalageti River Valley and offering a host of facilities including a pool, spa, buffet restaurant and a kids club.

Finally head to the airstrip for the light aircraft flight to Zanzibar Island and check into the Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa for the next four nights of relaxation on the powder white beaches. (CLC)

Truly Individual Family Holiday Includes:

  • International flights from the UK in Economy
  • Domestic flights with 15kgs baggage allowance
  • 10 nights accommodation on mostly full board basis
  • Game drives
  • Services of an English-speaking professional driver guide
  • Flying Doctor emergency evacuation assistance
  • All transfers and taxes

From £11,999 per family

Price based on family of three. Any element of this holiday can be tailor-made to suit you. Simply enquire below.

South Africa for Families


South Africa for Families

Arrive at the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, where arts and culture meet world class cuisine and breath-taking views. A tour of the city includes panoramic views from the top of Table Mountain, a stroll through the aviaries and fishponds of Company Gardens and a visit to the Slave Lodge.

Take a stunning coastal drive out to the Cape of Good Hope and visit the famous penguins on Boulders Beach. Leaving Cape Town behind, the next stop is the picturesque Cape Winelands, where a beautiful orchard cottage is the perfect family spot. On to Hermanus, where from June to December huge pods of the Southern Right Whale can be seen. The Garden Route awaits, with endless beaches lapped by thundering seas, peaceful trails meander through the rocky coastline and through the verdant forests, with pretty towns along the route including Knysna & Plettenberg Bay. Finally, stay at Lalibela Marks Camp in the Malaria free Eastern Cape, where thatched chalets overlook a waterhole and twice daily game drives reveal the full splendour of this location. (NFR)

Truly Individual Holiday Includes:

  • International flights from the UK in Economy
  • 12 nights accommodation 
  • 10 days premium car hire
  • Twice daily game drives in Eastern Cape
  • VIP meet and greet
  • Cape Town tours
  • Transfers and taxes

From £13,699 per family

Price based on a family of four sharing a range of comfortable accommodation. Time of travel and any element of this holiday can be tailored to suit you. Simply enquire below.

Great Places for Family Holidays

The world is your oyster when it comes to planning a family holiday. The following destinations are just a few of our favourites;


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About Us
  • Our Truly Individual holidays are designed around you and allow you to have everything, just the way you like it!

  • From charming guesthouses to 5* luxury, choose the style of travel that suits you.

  • Using our many years of expertise, we'll take care of everything. So you can enjoy your holiday with confidence.

  • All of our holidays are ATOL protected (11104), for your complete peace of mind.
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Why book with Travel Routes?

TRULY INDIVIDUAL
  • Our Truly Individual holidays are designed around you and allow you to have everything, just the way you like it!

  • From charming guesthouses to 5* luxury, choose the style of travel that suits you.

  • Leave the hard work to us - we'll organise all of your flights, accommodation, excursions, logistics & the special touches!
SPECIALISTS
  • Our Travel Specialists are genuinely amongst some of the best in the business with many years of travel experience.

  • We'll help you to create your perfect Truly Individual holiday, offering our expertise and guidance at every stage.

  • We’ll take care of everything, which means all you have to do is relax and enjoy a perfect holiday, every time!

TRUSTED
  • We only work with travel partners we trust to ensure you'll enjoy the quality you expect.

  • You can rest assured that every holiday is 100% financially protected by our membership with ATOL (11104).

  • In addition, we're an assured member of the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO)