Having a big family usually means splashing out a shit ton of money on loads of presents but it doesn't have to be this way.
Instead of spending your hard earned spends on the usual socks for dad, perfume for mam and toys for the nieces or nephews (okay, you better buy them toys or they'll never speak to you again), why not pay for an experience the whole family can enjoy?
It's pretty tough during the year to get everyone together for a whole weekend so we've picked out some affordable Airbnbs around Ireland for at least six guests so the whole clan can enjoy some down time in 2018.
When you compare this to paying for a heap of unnecessary presents they're all totally worth it. Plus you get the bonus of being everyone's favourite family member for at least the next year.
Get everyone to book some time off during the year and take your pick...
Dromahair, Co. Leitrim
Two nights at this holiday home right in the middle of the small village will cost €265 for six guests over two nights.
The best part is it's pet friendly so the family pooch needn't be left at home.
Geevagh, Co. Sligo
Be warned, Geevagh (stop sniggering down the back) literally means 'the windy place' but the weather won't matter once you're inside this cosy gaff.
€160 for two nights and six guests is all this will cost you.
Knockvicar, Co. Roscommon
The aptly-named Pleasant View looks out onto the picturesque Lough Key and is perfect for families looking to get away from it all. Whisk 'em away for two nights for €294
Ahakista, Co. Cork
This gaff has stunning views and a balcony from which to enjoy them. Six people can stay for two nights for just €276.
Of course, there are plenty of other similar options around the country for large and small families alike so why not treat the whole gang this Christmas Day?