Why BA Holidays?

Plan and book your holiday with British Airways, online or by phone. Enjoy all these great benefits:

  • Combine and save - book your flight + hotel or flight + car rental together for the best deals
  • Choose from a wide range of hotels
  • 24-hour support helpline
  • Low online deposits
  • All holidays booked on ba.com are protected, giving you peace of mind whilst on holiday

Family holidays

We know that if your kids are happy you’ll be just as contented too, so we’ve carefully selected a range of family-friendly hotels where all your needs are catered for.

Explore favourite destinations together such as London where you can discover the city on a Harry Potter Walking Tour or learn and be inspired for free at the Science Museum. Book early and secure your family holiday with our low deposits.

Our top family-friendly London hotels

London family hotels

The Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel – Children up the ages of 13 stay free when sharing a Superior room.

Novotel London Waterloo & Novotel London Paddington – Up to 2 children under the age of 16 years stay free including breakfast when sharing a room with parents.

Located close to London Zoo the Melia White House features rooms big enough for 2 adults and 2 children up to 11. Children also enjoy a present on arrival, a free ice cream and children’s toiletries.

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Harry Potter Tour.

For Harry Potter fans…

From tours of the movie franchise filming locations to ideally-located hotels, let us provide everything you need for a spellbinding London holiday filled with magic!

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London.

What to see: Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Wander through Diagon Alley and visit the Great Hall… The Warner Bros. Studio Tour London is a behind-the-scenes walking tour featuring authentic sets, costumes and props from the Harry Potter film series. Discover the secrets behind the films’ incredible visual effects and even try out the green-screen technology used, for yourself.

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Amba Hotel Charing Cross.

Where else to stay: the best of the rest

Our recommended hotels for Harry Potter lovers:

Stay close to the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron™ in the newly refurbished Amba Hotel Charing Cross or keep an eye out for Death Eaters™ flying over Millennium Bridge from the Grange Hotel St Pauls.

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Platform 9 3/4

Where to go: complete your Harry Potter experience

If you’re passing through London’s central King’s Cross station, be sure to stop at ‘Platform 9 3/4’ for an unmissable photo opportunity by the commemorative luggage trolley that can be seen disappearing into the wall.

Adventures to remember

Family car hire holidays

Enjoy stress-free travel by adding car hire to your trip

Adding car-hire to your holiday means your family can travel at your own pace – with boot space!

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Where families come first

Child in swimming pool.


On family holidays in the UK the possibilities are endless – visit captivating attractions, pack a picnic for the park, catch a musical or rent a car and explore the countryside and the glorious beaches.

Child in swimming pool.

North America

With so much for families to do in the USA and Canada it’s very easy to tire the kids out. We have some great family-friendly hotels too – complete with large swimming pools and water slides.

Eiffel Tower Paris.


Spend family holidays on the beaches and eat out in family-friendly tavernas or bring the history books to life and wander around the extraordinary sites our European cities behold.

Family playing on beach.

Middle East

Flight times from London are shorter than many long-haul routes and the time difference is kinder too. Choose our family-friendly resorts, which offer fantastic facilities and plenty of shaded activities.

Father and child in hammock.


The Caribbean is a perfect destination for family holidays – enjoy the clean sands, snorkel-friendly surf and endless water sports guaranteed to inject some fun into your family holiday. 

Terms and Conditions

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‘Kids stay free’ hotel terms and conditions

Crowne Plaza London - The City St. Pauls - Kids Stay and Eat Free - under 13 years old. Breakfast from standard menu, lunch and dinner from children's menu. Free accommodation when sharing parent's room. Must be on the rooming list.

Novotel Hotels - Kids stay and eat free - under 16. Rooms that sleep 2 adults + 2 children. Late checkout 5pm available free for families (subject to availability). Up to 2 children staying in their parent's room.

Rembrandt - Kids stay and eat free - under 4 years old.

The Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel - Children stay free - under 13 when sharing a superior room.

Hilton London Bankside - One child under 16 years stays and has breakfast for free when sharing a parent's room. Upgrade to bigger room may be required at normal upgrade rate. Subject to availability.

Availability may be limited. All holiday prices, if shown, are per person based on two adults sharing and include return flights as well as a minimum of two nights at selected hotels, see individual holidays for airport and duration information. Price includes all pre-payable taxes and charges. Some payment methods attract a handling fee.