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  Pocket money goes up for holidays
Updated 13 April 2004, 11.19
Kids get more pocket money on holidays
Most kids have a great time when they go on holiday abroad, but is extra pocket money why they're so happy?

A new survey thinks it could be the reason, after finding out that some kids get as much as 100 a week extra pocket money while they are on hols.

The extra cash is handed over to help convince kids to behave so their parents can enjoy the break too.

Handing over money for sweets and snacks is the most common way parents use to try and buy good behaviour.

Parents from Scotland were most generous, spending an average 134 per child per week, while kids from the Midlands only got 57 a week.

After sweets, days out at amusement parks and kids' clubs were the way most parents kept their kids entertained.

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