family-friendly spring break options

Spring Breaks that won't Break the Bank

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If you're in need of a last-minute break, don't worry, there's still time to book a family vacation for March Break that won't completely drain your bank account. Here are some cost-efficient, family-oriented options to consider:

2010 Spring Break Suggestions Kid-Friendly All-inclusives $$$$ The genius of taking your kids to an all-inclusive is there's something for everyone. All ages will have a blast. - Breezes Curacao fun fact: Curacao is outside the hurricane belt - All Beaches Resorts (Beaches is 'family side' of the  Sandals' empire) - Club Med: Punta Cana & Ixtapa *check for package deals with companies like Air Canada Vacations, Apple Vacations,

Cruises $$$ The following cruise lines offer excellent kids programs allowing parents the opportunity to vacation too! - Disney - Royal Caribbean - Celebrity - Carnival - Holland America - NCL

Hawaii $$$ The price to visit the Hawaiian Isles for Spring Break can range from reasonable to expensive depending on your desired trip style/level of luxury. Here are some options including pricing considerations: $$$ - rent a condo in Kihei. Kihei is small and central with excellent beaches and a host of grocery stores. $$$$ - rent a condo in Ka'anapali, or stay at the Marriott's Ocean Club or Sheraton Black Rock. $$$$$ - rent a luxury condo in Wailea or stay at the Four Seasons Wailea, Grand Wailea or Fairmont Kea Lani.

Rent a Condo $$ Whether you want to stay close to home or venture to a tropical destination, sites like VRBO make it easy to rent a condo for Spring Break. Renting a condo also means you'll have the convenience of a kitchen, save on eating out and have more space than most hotel rooms can offer. Whether you fly or drive to your destination, staying in a condo is often the most cost-efficient vacationing option.