Orlando Florida, April 2014 -  Total Price for Family of 4 (2 Adult and 2 Children including Hotel, Flights, extra Luggage, in flight meals, Taxes, Car Hire, ATOL Protection and Resort Rep £1752.86 per family @ Thomas Cook (plus ive listed some other
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Orlando Florida, April 2014 - Total Price for Family of 4 (2 Adult and 2 Children including Hotel, Flights, extra Luggage, in flight meals, Taxes, Car Hire, ATOL Protection and Resort Rep £1752.86 per family @ Thomas Cook (plus ive listed some other

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Found 22nd Sep 2013
Ok so i've been looking at Orlando again here are some holidays I have found for 7 nights and for 14 nights.

These holidays are based on 2 adults with 1 child and 1 infant because that is what I have had the most requests for. Any of the holidays can be easily amended to reflect the number of passengers simply change your requirements when you follow the link.



The first is for a week in Orlando in April 2014 - a great way for you to book in advance at a reasonable price. This is for a family of four with 1 child and 1 infant flying from Manchester in April 2014.

If this hotel doesnt seem like your cup of tea, dont be put off there are several to choose from at a similar price range, just follow the link


Per person from £438.22 pp
2 x Adult accommodation £1538.00
1 x Child accommodation £399.00
1 x Infant flight £59.00
Total online saving of £243.14
Total price from £1752.86
Low Deposit due today£350.00
Balance due date: 16.01.2014

Monumental Movie, International Drive, USA

Hotel Code : U00H01
Included in Final Holiday Price

Accommodation in Room
2 x Adult accommodation
1 x Child accommodation
1 x Infant flight
Return Flights
All Applicable Taxes And Charges
Room Only
Car Hire
Resort Rep
ATOL Protection
20kgs Standard Luggage Allowance

Accommodation

Room 1

Standard Room Shower, Bath
Room Only for 7 Nights

Selected Flight details
Outbound Thomas Cook

Depart
Manchester
24 April 2014 at 10:25 hrs
Arrive
Florida (Orlando)
24 April 2014 at 14:35 hrs

Inbound Thomas Cook

Depart
Florida (Orlando)
01 May 2014 at 16:35 hrs
Arrive
Manchester
02 May 2014 at 05:50 hrs







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Now the older children are back in school it would be a good idea for younger families to travel off and avoid the busy seasons.

The first price is based on 2 adults with 1 child under 2 and 1 child over 2. I had a quick ganders at Trip advisor and the reviews seem relatively good considering the low price of this 7 Night holiday to Orlando including your hotel, flights with luggage, taxes, Resort Rep and ATOL Protection and even includes 1 week car hire flying from Manchester on 27th September 2013:


Per person from £369.50 pp
1 x Infant £59.00
2 x Adult £1070.00
1 x First child £395.00
3 x Late booking fee £60.00
1 x Mid size car (1-4 pax) £0.00
Total online saving of £106.00
Total price from £1478.00

CELEBRATION SUITES, KISSIMMEE, USA

Hotel Code : U04H40
Included in Final Holiday Price

Accommodation in Room
1 x Infant
2 x Adult
1 x First child
3 x Late booking fee
1 x Mid size car (1-4 pax)
Return Flights
All Applicable Taxes And Charges
Self Catering
Car Hire
Resort Rep
ATOL Protection
15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance

Accommodation

Room 1

1 Bedroom Air Conditioned Bath, Shower & WC
Self Catering for 7 Nights

Selected Flight details
Outbound Thomas Cook

Depart
Manchester
27 September 2013 at 09:50 hrs
Arrive
Florida (Sanford)
27 September 2013 at 14:00 hrs

Inbound Thomas Cook

Depart
Florida (Sanford)
04 October 2013 at 15:50 hrs
Arrive
Manchester
05 October 2013 at 05:15 hrs


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If its two weeks your after then check out this one flying from Gatwick on 11th October 2013: = £1852 for family of 4


Per person from £463.00 pp
1 x Infant £59.00
2 x Adult £1458.00
1 x First child £479.00
1 x Mid size car (1-4 pax) £0.00
Total online saving of £144.00
Total price from £1852.00

CELEBRATION SUITES, KISSIMMEE, USA

Hotel Code : U04H40
Included in Final Holiday Price

Accommodation in Room
1 x Infant
2 x Adult
1 x First child
1 x Mid size car (1-4 pax)
Return Flights
All Applicable Taxes And Charges
Self Catering
Car Hire
Resort Rep
ATOL Protection
15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance

Accommodation

Room 1

1 Bedroom Air Conditioned Bath, Shower & WC
Self Catering for 14 Nights

Selected Flight details
Outbound Thomas Cook

Depart
London Gatwick
11 October 2013 at 09:20 hrs
Arrive
Florida (Sanford)
11 October 2013 at 13:45 hrs

Inbound Thomas Cook

Depart
Florida (Sanford)
25 October 2013 at 15:35 hrs
Arrive
London Gatwick
26 October 2013 at 05:15 hrs


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Or How about this 14 Night break flying from Manchester in June 2014 - Total price for family of 4 = £1983.72


Per person from £495.93 pp
2 x Adult accommodation £1958.00
1 x Child accommodation £399.00
1 x Infant flight £59.00
Total online saving of £432.28
Total price from £1983.72
Low Deposit due today£350.00
Balance due date: 27.02.2014

Rosen Inn, International Drive, USA

Hotel Code : U00H05
Included in Final Holiday Price

Accommodation in Room
2 x Adult accommodation
1 x Child accommodation
1 x Infant flight
Return Flights
All Applicable Taxes And Charges
Room Only
Car Hire
Resort Rep
ATOL Protection
20kgs Standard Luggage Allowance

Accommodation

Room 1

Standard Room Shower, Bath
Room Only for 14 Nights

Selected Flight details
Outbound Thomas Cook

Depart
Manchester
05 June 2014 at 10:25 hrs
Arrive
Florida (Orlando)
05 June 2014 at 14:35 hrs

Inbound Thomas Cook

Depart
Florida (Orlando)
19 June 2014 at 16:35 hrs
Arrive
Manchester
20 June 2014 at 05:50 hrs

94 Comments

You seam to like looking for deals, or are you a travel agent?

I'm looking for a cheap deal to Orlando next June but for one person. Business class travel and 5* hotels, any recommendations?

Is it better to travel from mainland Europe when going to Florida during school holidays?

SunshineStacey - good work for the post, sure it will help someone.

Marks for effort, but all good if you want to roll up and check in to a motel for two weeks with your new born and young child in tow.

For roughly £200-£300 extra (possibly less) you can stay on site with Disney and be entitled to the added benefits that brings.

Is this in school holidays?

if not, its not a deal seen as most wanting an Orlando holiday with kids need to go in school holidays. You can find all kinds of deals when the kids are at school.

DarkBat1

Is this in school holidays?if not, its not a deal seen as most wanting an … Is this in school holidays?if not, its not a deal seen as most wanting an Orlando holiday with kids need to go in school holidays. You can find all kinds of deals when the kids are at school.




Thanks for the clarification, from a member who has been here for over five years and managed to post one deal.

Also if its not a deal show me it cheaper. Does no one go on holiday other than in the school holidays?

good prices seen as to stay on site your looking 2-3k

hasnainthehotdeal

[quote=DarkBat1]Does no one go on holiday other than in the school … [quote=DarkBat1]Does no one go on holiday other than in the school holidays?



Simple answer is if you have kids then you CAN'T go on holiday other than the school holidays!!

Hot from me - can't beat a bit of the good old US of A

hasnainthehotdeal

Thanks for the clarification, from a member who has been here for over … Thanks for the clarification, from a member who has been here for over five years and managed to post one deal.Also if its not a deal show me it cheaper. Does no one go on holiday other than in the school holidays?



I think the post means that to be able to go these days with children who are at school you are charged an extortionate amount to take them out of school, with my family it would work out £700 + to take out of school holidays.

Why are you paying £700 to take them out of school? I know its harder these days but all you have to do is ask the Head Teacher!?

bigdarlodave

I think the post means that to be able to go these days with children who … I think the post means that to be able to go these days with children who are at school you are charged an extortionate amount to take them out of school, with my family it would work out £700 + to take out of school holidays.



Why so much? I thought the average "fine" was about £50 a child.
No charges here (yet), luckily- we just take them. Nature of employment means we only get holidays between contracts, and realistically have no chance of getting any time off during school holidays.

Good work Stacey but as other have said , deals outside of the school holidays are easy to find.I had a look around online and a few weeks ago booked a holiday for 5 people(No infants, so we all paid full fare for flights) for 26 nights 12th Dec to Jan 7th going to Orlando and staying in a private 3 bed condo in one of the best Resorts in Kissimmee, Windsor Hills.All of this for £673pp for a total of £3369.

Voted hot!

SunshineStacey - do you know of anything christmasy for 2 people between the 23rd of December and the 30th. Can be +/- 2 days.
Was looking at Lapland but £1500+ for 7 nights at a decent hotel - would like to stay under £1000 if possible and need plenty of snow
Thanks!
Edited by: "ianc1990" 23rd Sep 2013

splatsplatsplat

Why are you paying £700 to take them out of school? I know its harder … Why are you paying £700 to take them out of school? I know its harder these days but all you have to do is ask the Head Teacher!?



That is all changing now, I booked my holiday for Dec in August , my children will be missing 9 days of school.As soon as they started back at the beginning of September I filled in a leave request at my son's school and they said no Problem as long as it's under 10 days.But on Friday a letter arrived home in his school bag stating that from Oct 1st they will no longer be able to authorise student's holiday request forms due to recent changes to the regulations for education but that this will not affect holiday request forms already handed in.My daughters school said they no longer hand out forms(that was two weeks ago) and denied my request but said they won't issue a fine but will ask me to come into the school if her attendance falls below a certain amount.
Edited by: "dabas" 23rd Sep 2013

Original Poster

Hey guys - I knew this would happen with the whole kiddy and school holiday business, it always does, hence why I aimed this holiday at a younger family - after all, not all kids are in school. Like I said in the original post it would be perfect for a family where school holidays are not an issue. That said, I cant speak for every local authority/school but I know ours will accept requests for holidays and consider them based on the child's current attendance etc

Thomas cook have been an absolute nightmare for us!! Spend a few extra pennies and book with British airways x

Why are you paying £700 to take them out of school? I know its harder … Why are you paying £700 to take them out of school? I know its harder these days but all you have to do is ask the Head Teacher!?



The fine is £60 per child per parent, It is a one off fine so if you go on holiday for 1 day its would be £120 fine for one child but if you go for 2 wks it would be the same £120!, more like another stealth tax!

Exactly. If you you've got say, a 3 year old kid & a baby, this deal is fine for you.

I would also add that car hire is never free, you have to pay local taxes so add about £150 per week for the car hire to the price.Of the hotels listed in the deal I would recommend Rosen Inn as Rosen Hotels refurbished all of their properties a couple of years ago and they are all up to date ,great value and in very good locations

Hot! Another great deal Stacey! Looking for a October half term winter sun break can fly 25th oct - 3rd november want a week minimum. Cheaper the better preferably southwest departure. I pride myself on being good at travel deals but coming up with nothing for this. 2 adults and a 2 year old. Thanks x

minkyface

The fine is £60 per child per parent, It is a one off fine so if you go … The fine is £60 per child per parent, It is a one off fine so if you go on holiday for 1 day its would be £120 fine for one child but if you go for 2 wks it would be the same £120!, more like another stealth tax!



It's ridiculous how they work these things out. When the my childrens' school did authorise holiday they would only allow one per year of up to 10 days. If you wanted two long weekends taking the odd day off you couldn't do it, but 2 weeks in one go was fine! Common sense has gone out of the window.

minkyface

The fine is £60 per child per parent, It is a one off fine so if you go … The fine is £60 per child per parent, It is a one off fine so if you go on holiday for 1 day its would be £120 fine for one child but if you go for 2 wks it would be the same £120!, more like another stealth tax!


That is just crazy...I would tell them that only 1 parent is going.
What parents should do is 'fine' the school when they close school for some silly reason or when teachers don't turn up!....

You are looking at £400 to £500 extra for fully comp car insurance as well including collision damage waiver.
I wouldn't advise on just taking out the third party cover provided by the hire car company as repair/claim and lawyer fees in the states are extortionate.

I can't understand why all these deals go hot. Holidays at this price, not in the school holidays are 10 a penny.

daddylanc

I can't understand why all these deals go hot. Holidays at this price, … I can't understand why all these deals go hot. Holidays at this price, not in the school holidays are 10 a penny.

post 10 Orlando holidays for a penny please

Its scorching

ripoffh8er

It's ridiculous how they work these things out. When the my childrens' … It's ridiculous how they work these things out. When the my childrens' school did authorise holiday they would only allow one per year of up to 10 days. If you wanted two long weekends taking the odd day off you couldn't do it, but 2 weeks in one go was fine! Common sense has gone out of the window.



I feel a bout of sickness for the kids coming on when I go away late aug 14

This deal would be perfect for us! Just dont fancy takin a 1 yr old n 3 yr old on a long flight. good find though. Ignore the haters

still a good deal even if it is in term time, nice find Stacey.:D

manfalou

This deal would be perfect for us! Just dont fancy takin a 1 yr old n 3 … This deal would be perfect for us! Just dont fancy takin a 1 yr old n 3 yr old on a long flight. good find though. Ignore the haters



They'll be fine, been going myself for 20+ years, last 5 years we've had the kids with us, they're 5 & 4 now so have travelled every year since about 9 month old. It gets harder as they get older!

jon67

You are looking at £400 to £500 extra for fully comp car insurance as w … You are looking at £400 to £500 extra for fully comp car insurance as well including collision damage waiver.I wouldn't advise on just taking out the third party cover provided by the hire car company as repair/claim and lawyer fees in the states are extortionate.




alamo.co.uk/brits offer the best deals on Car Hire, it won't cost £400 to £500 .I am paying £494 for 26 nights.It would cost anywhere from £125 to £150 per week for an intermediate car depending on who you book with ,also if anyone books the above offer when they arrive in Orlando the car hire company won't even let them take the car until they pay the Taxes.

Steve1970

I feel a bout of sickness for the kids coming on when I go away late aug … I feel a bout of sickness for the kids coming on when I go away late aug 14



The local schools my kids go to want you to call in every day they are off sick. They might suspect an international diallling tone :-)

Also its the local school and not private or anything but they have a £25 per day fine for any unauthorisd days off. So 10 days for 2 kids would be expensive if they followed through.

Am guessing this whole thing will called off at the end of this year and go back to some sensible.

Stacey, I do like all the work you do to gather these deals, but on this occasion I'm not going to vote cold and I'm not hitting the hot button either.
Because all though this is a good deal, I wouldn't pay half this price to EVER fly with Thomas Cook.

They are a terrible company with terrible customer service poor food and poor inflight entertainment.
Edited by: "Creatzy" 23rd Sep 2013

hasnainthehotdeal

Thanks for the clarification, from a member who has been here for over … Thanks for the clarification, from a member who has been here for over five years and managed to post one deal.Also if its not a deal show me it cheaper. Does no one go on holiday other than in the school holidays?



So this guy isn't allowed a point of view on this if he has ONLY posted one deal? It is very difficult to go on holiday outside school holidays....with people even being fined for doing so.....valid point being made.btw,it is a bit random to be able to go on this April date...
Edited by: "vauxmik" 23rd Sep 2013

Creatzy

Stacey, I do like all the work you do to gather these deals, but on this … Stacey, I do like all the work you do to gather these deals, but on this occasion I'm not going to vote cold and I'm not hitting the hot button either.Because all though this is a good deal, I wouldn't pay half this price to EVER fly with Thomas Cook.They are a terrible company with terrible customer service poor food and poor inflight entertainment.



Agreed, we flew to Orlando last year with them. Safe to say it was my first and last experience with them. Cant actually remember what the food was like but there was minimal entertainment (1 TV screen at the bottom of each aisle which wasn't visible if you sat by the window as the overhead storage blocked the view). Good job I took my iPad

Flying to Orlando next week with Virgin (1st time with them) so hopefully they're much better!

My son's school will not authorise any holidays during term time but there are plenty of kids taking the odd day off here and there (only half his class turned up the day GTA5 came out!), all these days off add up to weeks at the end of term but they go unpunished , Where's the level playing field?

Wouldn't go at this time of year, you can't go and watch the Bucs!

A bit vague with pricing here me thinks Stacey.....how many family of four deal hunters have an infant?
You are normally better than this....

keyth

(only half his class turned up the day GTA5 came out!)


which is rated 18+ ... and in this case the rating is right imho so in theory school kids should not be affected...

in my school kids are not allowed to take ANY day off for "holidays" however it is not the obstacle if for "religious" reason you go to Malaysia for 4 weeks (HT is just too afraid to say no in such cases)

in most countries summer holidays are 2 months long (June and August) so it ease a bit the pressure on prices (which are still higher than off-season ones)

never been to Florida so no idea how to compare prices but hot from me for OP's continuous effort

Stoff19

Agreed, we flew to Orlando last year with them. Safe to say it was my … Agreed, we flew to Orlando last year with them. Safe to say it was my first and last experience with them. Cant actually remember what the food was like but there was minimal entertainment (1 TV screen at the bottom of each aisle which wasn't visible if you sat by the window as the overhead storage blocked the view). Good job I took my iPad :)Flying to Orlando next week with Virgin (1st time with them) so hopefully they're much better!



I fly with virgin to Orlando this November.
Hands down they are worth the extra money, I have flown virgin every single time accept once with Thomas cook when we found a deal similar to this one,and how I regretted it..

First the flight was late, due to a fault with are current plane, so they had to get us a different plane.
Then the replacement was some old beat up ford escort look a like! That made a horrible loud humming noise
The whole 9hrs,the Inflight entertainment was these horrible old TV sets that drop down out of the overhead luggage
compartment,that we could barley see.Then I found out I had to pay for my own headphones,the seats were uncomfortable (like having metal wedged in my back)
The food was like rubber and cold,the staff was rude, and when we landed in Florida,the airport was only what I could describe as being at brize norton ready for departure to afghan! And because we landed late, the hire company had no large SUV left,
And they tried to offer me a Lincoln continental (it look like a pimps car)

The return flight was no different accept we had a Thomas Cook branded aircraft with tv in the seats,a bit more leg room, but still the inflight entertainment was so old I thought I was back in the 90's,and again rude staff poor food smelly plane..

When I called customer services, yet again I had a rude lady down the phone,they couldn't careless,and wasn't interested
In my complaint!

Never again....

And yet I haven't found a fault with virgin so far! (8 flights in)




Edited by: "Creatzy" 23rd Sep 2013
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