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Our Unique Approach to Family Travel



Every Property is personally visited and inspected by us for true family friendliness

When visiting a property, these are some of the questions we ask ourselves before considering it:

  • Is the location easy for families to get to?
  • What can families with small children do in the local area?
  • Are properties family sized?
  • Do cots fit comfortably in bedrooms and is the layout appropriate for families?
  • Where can children play while being watched by parents?
  • And loads more!
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Note: If a property doesn’t quite pass our 30-point safety check for any reason and we still think you’ll love it, we highlight any hazards we can’t take action on in our property descriptions and call them ‘Parent Points’.

A comprehensive 30-point family experience safety check is personally carried out by us at every property

During our property inspection, we personally identify and act to prevent hazards such as:

  • Ungated stairs
  • Sharp furniture corners
  • Gaps in balcony railings
  • Reachable cleaning chemicals and breakable ornaments
  • Flimsy cots/travel cots
  • Reachable blind or curtain cords
  • So many more!
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3Tots Essential Kit

Extensive kit for babies and toddlers is included with every booking so you can travel light

A FREE 20+ item essential baby and toddler kit is available at every property which includes:

  • Selection of toys
  • Quality cot and cot linen
  • Highchair
  • Baby monitors
  • Steriliser
  • Black out blinds
  • Bed guard
  • And more!
Find Out What's in the Essential Kit

4Pool control

A physical pool barrier is available for all private pools at every one of our properties, guaranteed

We ensure there is a physical barrier between properties and their private pools in the form of:

  • A pool cover (manual or electric)
  • A fence around the perimeter of the pool
  • A gated entrance to the pool area
  • A gated terrace before the entrance to the pool

We also check:

  • Pool cleanliness
  • Poolside furniture hazards
  • Any private plunge pools/Jacuzzis have safety covers
  • Any private outdoor space is enclosed
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We offer 24 hour UK based customer service so help is always on hand before, during and after your holiday

We know our properties inside out. This means we can give you the best advice & support:

  • We know the right questions to ask to find you the perfect holiday
  • Friendly UK staff on hand to help 24/7
  • Special requirements? No problem!
  • Bespoke advice to plan the perfect holiday with ease
  • Award winning attention to detail
  • Get a bespoke property shortlist tailored to your family
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Why we do it...

Wendy and Barnaby shand

“When my son Barnaby fell into an unenclosed swimming pool on a family holiday in France in 2005, it set an unstinting commitment to seek safe, family friendly holiday homes that provide the perfect backdrop for your holiday.

So in April 2006 I set up Tots To Travel, a specialist family friendly villa and resort company that started by asking the question...

"What really frustrates and worries mums and dads when they are planning, booking and going on holiday?"

...and then seeking to find solutions."
- Wendy Shand, Mum of three and founder of Tots to Travel

Wendy's Story

What to expect...


Safety for toddlers & babies


Expert family travel advice


Genuine time to spend as a family


5 Star award winning service


Peace of mind for all the family


24/7 UK based support


Freedom to travel lighter


Price match promise

“While some specialist companies – such as Tots To Travel – carry out extensive safety inspections, this is not the norm, which will be news to many parents.” -

Don’t take it from us…


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