It’s never the wrong time to indulge in a bit of ‘if only’ holiday fantasising. So, if the world were your oyster, where should you and the kids go in 2017?
According to the predictions of travel trend-watchers, everyone’s going to be doing more caring and sharing in 2017, as more and more families eschew fly-and-flop breaks in favour of eco-expeditions and family volunteering holidays. For those seeking adventure under the hot sun, attention is shifting from the dazzling glitz of the UAE to less obvious desert destinations.
Meanwhile, on the beach, perennially-popular European coasts are taking a hit from more distant sandy shores, with something extra to offer. But don't fret about long-haul flights just yet: just remember that a longer air time often means more chance for life-changing experiences.
Read on to discover 2017's top trends for family holidays – and the up-and-coming destinations that should be on your list.