How to plan a Sri Lanka holiday for families with young children

Sri Lanka is a fantastic destination for a family holiday, but we know that travelling with young children can be daunting – especially if you are heading to an unfamiliar country.

When it comes to holidays with young children, there are so many points to consider: the safety of the destination; travel times and transport; type of accommodation, and choice of activities – and, on top of that, ensuring time for your own rest and relaxation.

Browsing through online information can be totally overwhelming as there is just so much choice, and it is hard to be confident in your decisions without the reassurance of those who know the country well.…

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Top 7 Sri Lanka trekking trails

A guide to the best hikes in Sri Lanka

Hiking in Sri Lanka is the best way to experience the island’s diverse landscapes and escape the typical tourist trail. Enhance your Sri Lanka holiday with the top Sri Lanka trekking trails, which range from gentle tea country walks to strenuous mountain climbs. Use this guide to the best hikes in Sri Lanka to choose the Sri Lanka walking routes that are best suited to you and your Sri Lanka journey:…

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Travel companies beat DIY deals and big online sites, says Which?

Travel companies like Red Dot can come out ahead, says the UK’s leading consumer magazine, Which?

The UK’s top consumer magazine, Which?, has warned that trusting global online travel sites risks “dodgy refund policies and non-existent customer service” and that it is not the money-saver that many customers assume.

The study challenges the notion, fuelled by the growth of on-line information, that if travellers do all the planning themselves they will save money.

Which? has also concluded that package holidays are likely to work out cheaper than DIY bookings.

Packaged trips also offer far greater protection if a holiday hits problems because of coronavirus restrictions or because their airline or hotel goes bankrupt, Which?…

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