This is a sponsored article on behalf of Klook.
Brace yourselves... half-term is coming. And the pressure to keep the kids entertained — and not permanently glued to that darn iPad — is on. But finding family-friendly activities that are kind to your wallet is easier than you think. If you have Klook, that is.
Klook is your new one-stop destination for incredible days out in London and beyond. Via its website and award-winning app, you can discover and book an eclectic range of experiences for up to 60% off. For even better value this half-term, Klook is giving Londonist readers an additional 5% off. Just enter the code HALFTERM5 at checkout to redeem.
Simply sign up to Klook for free and pick your city. Klook covers 300+ destinations worldwide, so if you're lucky enough to be jetting off somewhere for the school holidays, it's a fantastic (and thrifty) way to explore somewhere new. Once you've selected your destination, use the filters to find the experience that best suits you, your brood, and your budget, then book it in just a couple of clicks.
Jam-packed with thoughtful features like weather forecasts, maps and immediate, in-app booking confirmations, with Klook there's no need to faff around with multiple browser tabs or print-outs. What's more, the Klook Price Guarantee means that if you find a cheaper ticket elsewhere, Klook will refund you double the difference.
Click here to try it out for yourself, or read on to discover our top London-based picks for this half-term.
Halloween hijinks at London Zoo
London Zoo has plenty of spooky surprises up its sleeve this half-term. Admire some of the world's hairiest and scariest beasts, enjoy creepy arts and crafts, and Grim Keeper tours — it's all included in your entry price. Right now, tickets cost just £13.70 for kids and £21.20 for adults via Klook, saving you more that 20%*. Click here to book.
Take a hassle-free trip to Legoland
From the Dragon Rollercoaster at Knights Kingdom to Blackheart's Hidden Lagoon, Legoland is heaven for young adventurers. But if you don't have a car, getting all the way up to Windsor can be a bit of a bother, potentially involving multiple tubes, trains, and buses. Klook offers another way: round-trip coach transportation and entry to the park all in one brilliant-value package. And right now it's cheaper than ever — book now to save more than 10%**.
Click here to book.
Beat the queues at the London Eye
Is there anything worse than being stuck in a massive queue with kids? Inevitably, one of them is going to need a wee right before you get to the front, and then it's back to square one. Luckily, Klook offers fast track entry on a range of experiences, including the London Eye. Admire the capital's landmarks from up on high and get extra Klook credits to redeem on future bookings. Book here.
Wander through the Wizarding World
Discover Diagon Alley, the Leaky Cauldron, and Platform 9 and 3/4 on a walking tour that's perfect for Potterheads, old and young alike. You'll visit iconic locations featured in the Harry Potter film franchise while a guide dispenses tantalising trivia via VOX audio headsets. Book now and save over 20%**.
Visit a city run by kids
KidZania gives children the chance to live out their dreams through role-play. From chefs to CSI detectives, they choose from more than 60 professions to try out — learning valuable life skills along the way. Click here to book.
*Compared to off-peak tickets via ZSL website.
**Compared to standard ticket prices.