Treat your family to the perfect May half-term getaway with picture-perfect golden beaches, warm weather, and adventurous days out. At Hays Travel, you'll find a selection of holidays in stunning locations such as the Canary Islands, and the Caribbean where you can unwind in style with your loved ones. We also offer trips to Disneyland Paris, which are ideal if you're a family of thrill-seekers.Our half-term breaks are an easy way to get away from the grind. They're an ideal choice if you want a budget-friendly trip during the school holidays, without your children needing to miss any school events. Travelling during May half-term is also a less busy time to enjoy a getaway with your family while still benefiting from warm spring weather and better value for money. May half-term holidays are also perfect for teachers looking for an exciting break away outside of term time.We offer extra incentives like early booking discounts, on-site water parks, and free child places, so you can guarantee your trip will include everything you need. With the option of kids clubs too, you'll even have more time treat yourself to a well-deserved cocktail break by the pool.Browse our wonderful selection of getaways at Hays Travel, pack your suitcase, and get ready to experience a May half-term holiday like no other!
Free Child Places: To ensure you have a cost-effective trip during May half-term, many of our suppliers offer an excellent selection of free child places at resorts. With free flights, food, and entertainment included, they're the perfect way of sticking to a budget during the peak season.
To qualify for a free child place, children must be between 2 and 12 years old on the return flight home. If you're travelling with older children, you'll be pleased to know many suppliers have a broader age range up to 16. Explore our site to discover which hotels are applicable.
If you're keen to book a free child place on your getaway, children will need to share a room with a minimum of two adults during their stay. May half-term is a busy time of year to travel, which is why we advise booking free child places as early as possible to avoid missing out.
If you're travelling with more than one child, and would like more information on free child places, you can contact our dedicated team today on 0333 033 9985.
Water Parks and Swim Up Rooms: At Hays Travel we've thought of everything to make sure your holiday during May half-term is a blissful experience from the moment you arrive at your accommodation. Many of our suppliers have on-site water parks filled with areas for leisurely swimming as well as exciting water slides if you and your kids prefer to splash about . Some of our suppliers can also offer water park holidays for families looking to visit water parks.
The on-site water parks at our hotels range between being open to the public, or being exclusively reserved for hotel guests. If you want to take advantage of the off-site water parks located close by to your accommodation, you'll be pleased to know we can also organise your transport.
Or, perhaps you dream of getting away from the grind with a luxurious swim up room? You'll have direct access to the hotel pool throughout the duration of your holiday, and with such close proximity, you won't have to worry about getting up early to put your towels down!
We have a wide choice of swim up rooms to choose from at Hays Travel. Because swim up rooms are increasingly popular with holidaymakers, we advise getting in touch with our team as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Early Booking Discounts: You can still grab a bargain getaway if you're visiting during the busy half-term in May. To guarantee you get the best price to suit your budget, many of our suppliers offer an early booking discount, so it's advisable to book as far ahead as you can.
We understand the challenges of travelling in a large group, or with family members. In addition to offering a discount, our suppliers can also help you spread the cost of your May half-term getaway with free monthly payment plans.
Booking your getaway in advance is the easiest way to make sure you get a room suitable for your individual needs. We offer a wide range of rooms to cater every holidaymaker, which is helpful if you're looking something for all the family. Our package holidays are also a cost-effective way to enjoy a holiday during May half-term.
With Hays Travel, choosing the view you want to wake up to, whether it's the tempting pool, or stunning golden sandy beaches, has never been easier.
May half-term is an ideal time to jet off if you want to save money during the busier school holiday seasons. With Hays Travel you'll find a wide variety of exciting holidays packed with adventure, and golden sandy beaches. You're guaranteed better weather, and can enjoy a memorable trip with your family without having to to miss out on any important school events. They're also great for teachers in need of a well-deserved trip away from the classroom.
Hugely popular with holidaymakers of all ages, Disneyland Paris is a thrilling experience from the moment you step inside the magical kingdom. Less than an hour away from the centre of Paris, it's packed with exhilarating rides, fantastic parades and firework shows. Comprised of five enchanted worlds full of surprises, there's plenty to satisfy thrill seekers looking for a fun day out. Make your trip extra-special and stay one of their many on-site hotels, including the Wild West themed Disney's Hotel Cheyenne, which is located in the heart of the Disneyland Paris resort, and a short walk away from the theme park.
The Canary Islands are also a hugely popular getaway for teachers, or families looking to soak up the sun during the school holidays. Choose from the must-see resorts of Tenerife, Fuerteventura, or Gran Canaria for guaranteed sunshine, with plenty of activities for kids. Splash about in the crystal clear water on one of Tenerife's picture-perfect Blue Flag beaches, including Playa Fanabe in Costa Adeje. Gran Canaria is home to Palmitos Park, an exciting botanical zoo-themed park just over an hour away from the centre. During your visit, keep kids and teens entertained with a swimming session with dolphins under the guidance of a qualified trainer.
If you're keen for a May half-term adventure further afield, why not embrace a longer holiday? We have a superb selection of 7 night holidays and 10 night holidays to satisfy every holidaymaker. Extending the dates for your getaway gives you the perfect opportunity to travel to exotic locations like the Caribbean.
Visit the bustling resort of Cuba and unwind on the glorious sandy beaches. It'll be hot during your May half-term break, with temperatures getting up to 25°C, so don't forget to bring plenty of sunscreen! You can go snorkelling in the turquoise waters, or explore the hidden parts of Cuba with an off-road jeep safari to Yumuri. Alternatively, visit Cuba's cosmopolitan capital city of Havana, and immerse yourself in the fascinating local culture and history. Or, why not take a crash course in salsa dancing for an authentic Cuban experience - it's the perfect way for teachers to unwind!
If you're searching for an exciting getaway to escape during May half-term, discover our selection of holidays at Hays Travel. We have over 37 years of experience in planning memorable trips in sun-drenched destinations. We've also been voted the UK’s Best High Street Travel Agent. Speak to our dedicated team today, and you can trust us to tailor make the perfect holiday for you.