To help you make the most of the holidays, our Mobile Broadband team has put together some of their favourite websites to visit to get ideas for days out, weekend breaks and family activities.
Bookmark them in your browser now and you won’t be short of ideas to keep everyone entertained.
Stay up to date with London 2012.
Keep track of preparations in the run-up to the Games, swot up on the different sports, check timetables, book tickets for travel, follow the torch relay and learn interesting facts.
Check what outfits to pack with Accuweather.
See up-to-the-minute weather conditions wherever you are in the UK, or at any global location for the next 15 days. With features like UV index, map views, severe weather warnings and hourly updates, you’ll be prepared come rain or shine.
Enjoy a traditional English Heritage day out.
Whether you’re after dragons, falcons or knights in shining armour, you’ll find the perfect day out with English Heritage’s historic attractions. Choose your local area, then just browse current events. You’ll see if it’s suitable for the kids, and even the dog.
Visit Tripadvisor for honest reviews.
Ideal if you want to check out the best places to go, recommended by real people. When you’re done, leave your own feedback, so you can help future travellers.
Explore where you’re going with Google Maps.
Whether you’re walking, cycling or driving, it’s really easy to plan a route and investigate an area before you set out. And when you’re on the move, turn on GPS, fire up the Google Maps app on your smartphone and select ‘Navigation’ to use your phone as a sat nav.
Book a bargain treat, tickets or travel at lastminute.com.
From theatre tickets for a tenner to five star luxury breaks, lastminute.com has options for everyone - and it’s all at great value prices. So if you’re after a discount spa day to treat a loved one or cut price train tickets, this site’s perfect for savvy bargain-hunters.
AA Days Out Guide.
This website features thousands of attractions over the UK that’ll fill your holidays with plenty of family fun.
Discover stunning scenery with The National Trust.
Visit glorious coastlines, wild countryside and historic castles with the National Trust. Search the website to find places near you or choose a new destination and get ready to explore the UK’s great outdoors. And if you’ve got the app, you can do it all from your phone too.
Share it all with social media.
From Facebook to Twitter and YouTube to Google+, there are loads of ways to share your activities with friends. Tweet your snaps, or post clips of your day out to a sharing site like Flickr, Vimeo or YouTube. Don’t forget to update your status on Facebook – or even update your blog on the train home with Wordpress or Blogger.
If you’ve got a smartphone, you can download social media apps that make it even easier to do all this on the go. Just search for your social network of choice in your app store. And if you haven’t used apps on your phone before, you can read all the basics about apps here.