Month: July 2011

Gatwick Ramada

Gatwick deal helps keep a holiday hassle-free

Families jetting off from Gatwick for adventures abroad this August can take advantage of a great package from HolidayExtras.com that’ll make both the start and end of their holiday hassle-free. The deal at the four-star Ramada London Gatwick doesn’t just include a family room with parking for up to two weeks – the customer’s carContinue reading

Beach holiday

UK travellers against tourist eco-tax

Despite the rise in eco-tourism and increasing concerns over our carbon footprint, it seems that we Brits are not prepared to pay a premium to help conserve the destinations we visit on holiday. In a recent poll by HolidayExtras.com, the UK’s largest travel add-ons provider, revealed that a massive 70% of travellers do not believeContinue reading

UK agents share best green travel tips

The UK’s travel agents demonstrated their green credentials in support of Make Holidays Greener Week at the beginning of July, by sending Holiday Extras their top tips for sustainable overseas travel. Jane Wainwright of Co-operative Travel in Lowestoft came first in the competition for her caring, sharing approach – and wins a fantastic Freeloader GlobetrotterContinue reading

School’s out so don’t get caught out

With around four million cars expected on the roads on the first weekend after schools break-up; HolidayExtras.com urges travellers planning a flyaway to book the family into an airport hotel in advance, rather than leaving things to chance. There are still some excellent deals at the last minute for the summer holidays: Gatwick Airport FamilyContinue reading

In-flight food still leaves a bad taste

Despite airlines such as British Airways enlisting the likes of Heston Blumenthal to improve their on board meals, it seems there’s still room for improvement with only one fifth of people polled by HolidayExtras.com actually liking plane food, and 14% declaring it downright ’horrible’. In the recent customer survey, 20% admitted that they enjoy theirContinue reading

Gatwick Courtyard by Marriott

Amazing August at the Gatwick Courtyard by Marriott

Holidaymakers flying from Gatwick airport next month can take advantage of a special price at the on-airport Courtyard by Marriott hotel when they book through HolidayExtras.com. Prices at the popular three-star hotel – which is just two to four minutes from the South terminal – start from just £82 for a room with eight days’Continue reading

The Marriott at Edinburgh Airport

Start the holiday with some Scottish sunshine

With the school holidays underway, now’s the perfect time to head off with the family for some early summer sunshine. And Holiday Extras has some great deals on airport hotels, airport parking and airport lounges to get the break off to a stress-free start. Prices for a family room at the four-star Ramada Glasgow airport,Continue reading

Heathrow Park Inn

Heathrow hotel Hoppa means a lot less hassle with Holiday Extras

Regular travellers from Heathrow airport will probably be familiar with the Heathrow Hoppa service that acts as a lifeline from airport hotel to check-in. And this essential service can now be purchased alongside a Heathrow hotel booking with the market-leader HolidayExtras.com. By reserving a Hoppa seat when making a hotel booking, there’s not only aContinue reading

Members of the Holiday Extras team celebrating at the Keibas

HolidayExtras.com makes top three at the Keiba awards

HolidayExtras.com was named in the top three for the Employer of the Year category at the Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA) last week. All shortlisted companies attended a gala dinner and awards presentation on Thursday 30 June at the Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone in Kent. Anouk Agussol, Group People Business Partner at HolidayExtras.com, said:Continue reading