Hogwarts Express

Fun family ways you can spend your Avios

I am always on the look out for ways to save money on days out, as entertaining the kids can be an expensive hobby. I use my loyalty reward cards regularly on our supermarket shopping and fuel which adds up to a tidy sum by the end of the year, but did you know there is another way of saving for fun days out for the kids? Collect Avios If you haven’t heard about Avios, it’s the reward currency that you can collect and spend on flights and experiences.  You can collect Avios when booking cash flights with airlines, such …

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Marwell Zoo

Our 2018 Days Out Bucket List

Every year my friend Joanne from Charliemoos, does a bucket list of days out with her children at new year. I always say I am going to do it with mine, but have never got around to it until now. It was quite amusing hearing them chat about where they want to visit. Sebastian tended to opt for places he already knows, whereas Isaac and Eliza have started to think out of the box and suggest new things to do and places to visit. Sebastian (4): Stay in the Legoland Hotel See the dinosaurs at Paultons Park Go to Marwell …

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Big Wheel Bournemouth

Our Days Out Bucket List for 2017

Every January we sit down with the kids and ask them where they would like to go this year. It does make for some amusing results as they tend to make up places they want go and visit, but thankfully we have had some sensible answers and even managed to cross a couple off the list already. Starting with the youngest first, this is our must visit list for 2017: Sebastian: Dinosaur Land – (we think he means the Lost Kingdom at Paultons Park) Stay at Legoland Go on the Gruffalo ride (Chessington World of Adventures) Ride a Steam Train …

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