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Discover the world together at the UK’s first family travel show

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September 18, 2015

The Family Travel Show, taking place at London’s Olympia, is the UK’s first exhibition completely dedicated to family travel adventures.
Show features include:
The biggest collection of specialist family travel operators under one roof
Get face-to-face with the best family holiday providers and specialist operators, all under one roof. They will be on hand to offer advice on everything from all-inclusive luxury getaways, exciting cruise voyages, action-packed resorts and family-friendly villas to intriguing adventures, thrilling ski holidays and incredible wildlife safaris. Discover amazing trips that are hard to find online or on the High Street.
 Over 50 FREE Show Talks
With a large selection of show talks across three different theatres you have the chance to gain inspiration and information from celebrity speakers, travel writers and bloggers, journalists and family travel experts. Speakers include Benedict Allen and Simon Calder! The talks will include travel tales and practical guidance, details on new destinations, cultures and experiences, and how to plan for every different type of family holiday imaginable.
 Young Travellers Photography Competition & Exhibition
Do you have children who love taking charge of the camera on your travels? If so, then the Young Travellers Photography Exhibition is just the thing for them! This exciting new photography competition has one simple aim – to inspire young travellers to capture their adventures while exploring the world with their family. From quirky signs and bustling markets to incredible landscapes and amazing architecture – we hope to encourage children to get snapping away this summer. Winners and selected images will feature in the Young Travel Photographers Exhibition at the Family Travel Show, 31 Oct – 01 Nov 2015, Olympia, London. To enter please visit
 Esprit Ski Crèche
Esprit Ski are offering a complimentary crèche for children aged between 17 weeks and 8 years old, giving parents peace of mind so that they can enjoy theshow knowing their children are having a great time being cared for by Esprit Ski’s fully experienced child care team. As the ‘Number 1 Family Ski Company’ they have over 30 years’ experience in Child Care and will make sure that your children have great fun in a safe and stimulating environment. With high ratios, excellent security procedures and a wealth of knowledge and experience, their team will ensure that your children will have just as much fun as you at theshow.
National Geographic Traveller Explorers’ Corner
Get ready to discover the world with a visit to the National Geographic Traveller Explorers’ Corner. Be inspired with expert advice and insight from the National Geographic Traveller Family team who will be on hand with oodles of great ideas for family adventures, from the Caribbean to Italy, the UK, theme park trips and more. So whether you are looking to plan an independent adventure or are looking for a guide with updates on the latest and greatest familyholiday destinations, start your trip at Explorers’ Corner.
The Family Travel Show takes place in London’s Olympia on 31st October – 1st November 2015. Tickets cost £8 in advance or £12 on the door, under 16s are free. For full details and to book tickets please visit or call 0844 209 7360. (Calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras).
Claim 2 free* tickets worth £24 when booked in advance! Just quote ‘CHELSEA’ when booking online at or when calling 0844 209 7360. (*2.50 booking fee applies. Calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras.)

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    Sarah Ebner

    September 18, 2015

    This sounds like fun – am sure loads of families will have a great day out there!

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    September 18, 2015

    I went to a travel show like this a few years ago and I loved it x x

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    JuggleMum, Nadine HIll

    September 19, 2015

    It’s about time a show like this was launched!! I bet there are loads of families who would find this useful and a fun day out in itself!!

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    Mums do travel

    September 20, 2015

    I’m looking forward to going along to this show, it sounds very interesting.

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    Charly Dove

    September 21, 2015

    It sounds like a fabulous show Kara, I’ll be there in-between the Rugby World Cup Final. Very much looking forward to it 🙂

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    October 7, 2015

    I would love to go to the travel show

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