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Places to Volunteer During your Family Trip

Natalie Gomez
16th June 2015

Advice on where to go, to make a difference by volunteering during your next family trip.

If you want to make a difference by volunteering during your family vacation, our expert can tell you where to go.

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Volunteering holidays are a great option for families and the best of these trips have a balance of work and play. Here are my top suggestions:

1. In the UK, the National Trust offers some family holidays that combine conservation work with activities such as kayaking and den building. Price: A three-night stay at Hadrian’s Wall this August costs £110 per person and is suitable for children aged six to 17.

2. Hands Up Holidays offers tailormade luxury volunteering experiences, such as a trip to Costa Rica where you can move from boutique accommodation on a coffee plantation to choose to stay with a local family and help at an animal rescue centre. Price: A 14-day trip costs from £4,200 per person, excluding flights.

3. Guests at Beaches resorts in the Caribbean and Bahamas can spend a day on a Reading Road Trip to help with literacy in local schools. Price: The trip costs £12 per person and is free for children aged eight to 12. Visit sandalsfoundation.org.

 

Gretta Schiafano

– Travel Blogger

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