Option 3: Based on an alternative term time pattern followed by other counties including Warwickshire - with both the autumn and spring half-term
breaks a week later than currently.
The plans include a review of the length of the autumn term when considering where autumn half-term
falls, and to consider Leicestershire term times alongside neighbouring local authorities.
For a family of four wanting to visit Longleat Forest in Wiltshire, a two-bedroom Woodland Lodge currently stands at PS1,449 for a Monday-to-Friday getaway during the English half-term
When it comes to prices, one example of a saving is at the Bognor Regis resort, where you can expect to pay PS151 per person to stay at the Shoreline Hotel for a Monday-to-Friday trip during the half-term
dates for English pupils.
More inspiration for things to do over half-term
can be found on the National Trust's list of "50 things to do before you're 113/4" - www.
Stephen Humphreys, British Airways head of UK&I sales and marketing, said: The half-term
holiday, whether it s a long-haul flight to the sun or a quick city break to Europe, is becoming more popular each passing year, and 2015 is no exception.
A trip to Benidorm with Thomas Cook would cost PS615 for a family of four in the week before February half-term
Case study 'Vouchers and points save PSs' JANINE and Paul Brook make the most of discount vouchers, store loyalty points and cashback websites to keep half-term
costs to a minimum.
Nick Mercer, commercial director, said, 'This has been one of our busiest February half-term
weeks for several years.
Families heading off on the half-term
getaway are being warned to take extra care on the roads as freezing temperatures create hazardous driving conditions.
MC) has found in a study that half-term
breaks could be costlier than holidays taken during the end of the month.
A Labour MP will miss three crunch House of Commons votes because he has decided to spend half-term
with his children.