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Save money on family day trips by planning ahead. Always check the internet for discounts and free parking. If you take a packed lunch and plenty to drink, you'll have some spare money to spend on the things you can't bring with you, like ice-cream!
Save money on a package holiday by booking as early as you can. Holiday companies sell 12-18 months in advance. Prices often start low early on, and can even include free child places.
It is possible to house swap. A family comes to stay in your house, whilst you go and stay in theirs. It can be in the UK or abroad, but regardless, if it's with another family you may find they already have some equipment you can use, or even some toys to play with.
Save money when travelling
Some airlines give extra luggage allowances or unlimited weight hold baggage. You can also save money by taking your own kit, like a childs car seat.