FAMILIES could save more than £500 on their Center Parcs holidays – simply by opting for a different location.

Many schools have different holiday periods, so booking a trip outside of these could save hundreds of pounds.

For example, kids in Wales go back to school three days earlier than those in the Midlands.

Therefore you could take advantage of the quieter times at the parks.

According to Birmingham Live, this means savings of more than £500.

They found that a four-day break in Elveden Forest in Suffolk would set you back £1,149 when there from February 13-17.

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The same break from February 20-24 – when schools in Birmingham are on holiday – costs a whopping £530 less, coming in at £619.

Or, a holiday in Woburn Forest in Bedforshire drops from £1,099 to £699 when switching between these two dates.

The same happens at Longleat Forest in Wiltshire, going from £1,099 to £759.

Center Parcs has shared some of their top tips for visitors, including how you can get nearly a whole extra day for free.

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This is because of their late on-site check out which many guests are not aware of.

There is even more exciting news, with Center Parce revealing plans of a sixth holiday village in the UK.

If it goes ahead it will open in Crawley, West Sussex.

The 533 acres of woodland at Oldhouse Warren in Worth will include lodges, a range of indoor and outdoor leisure facilities, a Subtropical Swimming Paradise, a variety of restaurants and shops and an Aqua Sana Spa.

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