Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wednesday, 29th June 2011

The humble sandwich tops beach picnic list

Sandwiches and cold meat best beach picnic food

Tweet HolidayExtras.com research has revealed that beach picnics are a strictly English affair for a third of Brits. When asked what is the most important item for a beach picnic, over a quarter of customers (26%) opted for traditional sandwiches (such as egg and cress). A further 10% said meaty … Read more

Monday, 27th June 2011

Cheaper and easier? British families still love the traditional package holiday

The popular package holiday

Tweet HolidayExtras.com has found that families still love the classic package holiday, with 62% of Brits pledging allegiance to sun, sea and sand in a recent survey. Despite the growth of independent travel and the staycation in recent years, 45% of customers who holiday with a family told the market-leading … Read more

Monday, 20th June 2011

Net a great deal for Wimbledon hotels

Wimbledon hotel deals

Tweet It wouldn’t be Wimbledon without a few downpours – but driving home after the match in the pouring rain could be even worse than an impromptu Cliff Richard concert. Fortunately, HolidayExtras.com has some ace deals on hotels near Wimbledon, so tennis-lovers can enjoy the game without spending hours on … Read more

Monday, 20th June 2011

Holiday Extras Customers’ Awards reaches 40,000 votes

Tweet The Holiday Extras Customers’ Awards has received an unprecedented number of votes, and there’s still a month to go before voting closes. With categories that include best airline and best airport, the awards are voted for by real holiday travellers every year, and are a true barometer of quality … Read more

Monday, 20th June 2011

We want your best tips to support Make Holidays Greener Week 2011

Make Holidays Greener Week 2011

Tweet To mark this year’s Make Holidays Greener Week organised by the Travel Foundation (2 – 9 July), HolidayExtras.com is appealing to people to share their top tips for sustainable overseas travel. The ten best green travel tips will be published on HolidayExtras.com’s online guide to green travel and one … Read more

Friday, 17th June 2011

Luton Summer package is a triple treat

Luton Airparks bus

Tweet The weather’s heating up – and the sun’s definitely shining on couples flying from Luton airport. HolidayExtras.com is offering holidaymakers a triple treat: secured parking at Airparks Luton, European travel insurance while they’re away, and best of all, entry to the Someries Servisair Lounge at the terminal for two … Read more

Friday, 17th June 2011

Let Dad live the high life in an airport lounge

No1 for dad

Tweet Mum, Dad and whoever’s travelling with them can escape the busy terminal and enjoy a relaxing meal and a glass of wine in peace and quiet – with everything brought to them by waiters. It’s the perfect way to make Dad feel special. And if they’re flying from the … Read more

Thursday, 16th June 2011

One in three British travellers don't check baggage allowances

baggage at airport

Tweet A recent poll by HolidayExtras.com has revealed that almost one in three of us runs the risk of paying a fine or having to repack at the check-in desk. Twenty-eight per cent of customers told the UK’s market-leading holiday add-ons company that they have little or no idea of … Read more