The UK has a huge selection of holiday accommodation. Whether you’re visiting the UK for an extended family holiday or looking to make the most of your stay during your honeymoon, there are plenty of options available in the country. Holidaymakers can find everything from traditional self catering accommodation to budget hotels. But with so many accommodation choices, how do you make sure you get the best deal?

When looking for holiday accommodation, the first thing to do is to decide where on your holiday to stay. Decide if you want to stay at an inn, bed and breakfast, bed and breakfasts, apartments or serviced apartments. If you want more choice, then you may want to visit the country to see if there are any holiday parks or campsites available where you can stay in self catering accommodation.

Once you’ve decided where you want to stay, the next thing to do is to plan the time of your stay and your budget. When booking your holiday accommodation, you’ll need to ensure you choose the type of accommodation you need, including whether it is self-catering or serviced accommodation.

A traditional self catering holiday accommodation will include the cost of cooking and serving meals and you’ll need to consider other costs such as drinks, snacks, linen and other extras. While the cost of these types of holiday accommodation can be higher than self catering serviced accommodation, you also have complete control over how many people will stay in the accommodation and what the kitchen looks like.

A holiday park offers a budget option, where you’ll pay a fixed rate for your stay and then have the flexibility of choosing which type of accommodation you’d like. In many cases you’ll choose a specific holiday park when booking your accommodation, but you may also be able to choose from a number of different holiday parks across the UK. However, you’ll need to bear in mind that many holiday parks only run at certain times of the year.

The best option when considering a self catering holiday park or serviced accommodation is to choose an apartment or serviced apartment over a holiday park because they offer a lot more variety in terms of design and size. Some apartments come fully furnished and include a kitchenette, whilst in other holiday parks you’ll only have to pay for the amount of guests you want. With self catering apartments you’re able to design a completely separate kitchen and choose your own appliances.

A serviced apartment allows you to choose how many bedrooms you want within the property and the amenities that are included in the price of the holiday park. You can choose from an all-inclusive apartment, a package with meals included, a private unit, a self catering apartment or even a studio. {depending on your needs. As well as having your own bedroom, you’ll have facilities such as showers, laundry facilities and a toilet cubicle, so make sure to consider how you’ll get access to them when you arrive at the park.

Some parks will provide parking, so that you can pick up and drop off guests at the park itself, whilst some parks will charge for vehicle hire. There are many options for holiday parks and serviced apartments so ensure that you know what’s available and what your options are before you book your accommodation.

One of the best ways to search for holiday parks and serviced apartments are online. There are a huge number of sites dedicated to holiday parks and serviced apartments and it makes it easy to compare many of the options available to you. This is certainly the best way to find the perfect holiday park for you and if you prefer a certain service or type of accommodation, it may be more convenient than visiting each holiday park individually.

Holiday parks tend to be cheaper than self catering serviced accommodation and tend to be more economical, especially if you have young children or a family. In general, you can save up to 60% on the price of the holiday accommodation compared to a holiday park.

To find the best holiday park, go online and look through the many websites. You’ll find that there are plenty of great options to choose from and if you can’t find a suitable holiday park or serviced apartment you can compare many of the options on the internet and choose the one that’s right for you and your family.