Have you used the 'WINset day' trick for a lower-cost family getaway?

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Hi - we're preparing some updated info for MSE about school holiday MoneySaving

One-off term-time inset days, often for teacher training, vary by school and with careful planning can be a boon for cheaper holidays, especially long weekends away. 

We'd love to hear ... have you ever grabbed a cheaper holiday this way and how much did you save?


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  • Savvy_Sue
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    Not a big saving, but back in the days of the Millennium Dome (remember that?) the 2 youngest had an INSET day which happened to coincide with Sports Day for the eldest. He's not sporty, suffers from dreadful hay fever, and is liable to sunburn so I had no guilt about taking him out of school for the day.

    Seemed like the perfect day to visit grandparents and the Dome, on a hopefully quieter day because it wasn't school holidays. 

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