Ruling planet: The Moon, associated with fluctuation

Are you sure that you actually want to go anywhere? Cancerians like the familiarity of home and the comfort of family, so if you do hit the road, you're probably towing a caravan (that home from home), with the entire clan crammed into the car.

"A holiday without your family is a misery," says Petra. "Your best bet is to invest in a timeshare unit at the water's edge. That way you can have your clan around you when you relax."

Camping, with all the gear for comfort, is another cost-effective option for large families.