Family holidays are expensive. There’s no way around it.
First of all, you have to pay to get wherever it is you’re going. You’ve also got to find somewhere to stay, feed the family, and then comes the most expensive part: keep everyone entertained.
Some Aussies have found renting out their home is an effective way to cover some of the costs — but how easy is it really?
Vanessa Wilton-Whittaker and her husband David Whittaker live in Manly with their four kids and are frequent users of Airbnb.