Monthly Archives: July 2011

Friday, 29th July 2011

Gatwick deal helps keep a holiday hassle-free

Gatwick Ramada

Tweet Families jetting off from Gatwick for adventures abroad this August can take advantage of a great package from 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 … Read more

Wednesday, 27th July 2011

UK travellers against tourist eco-tax

Beach holiday

Tweet 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, the UK’s largest travel add-ons provider, revealed that a massive … Read more

Monday, 25th July 2011

UK agents share best green travel tips

Tweet 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 – … Read more

Friday, 22nd July 2011

School’s out so don’t get caught out

Tweet With around four million cars expected on the roads on the first weekend after schools break-up; 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 … Read more

Thursday, 21st July 2011

In-flight food still leaves a bad taste

Tweet 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 actually liking plane food, and 14% declaring it downright ’horrible’. In the recent customer survey, … Read more

Wednesday, 20th July 2011

Amazing August at the Gatwick Courtyard by Marriott

Gatwick Courtyard by Marriott

Tweet 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 Prices at the popular three-star hotel – which is just two to four minutes from the South terminal – start from just £82 … Read more

Thursday, 7th July 2011

Start the holiday with some Scottish sunshine

The Marriott at Edinburgh Airport

Tweet 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 … Read more

Thursday, 7th July 2011

Heathrow hotel Hoppa means a lot less hassle with Holiday Extras

Heathrow Park Inn

Tweet 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 By reserving a Hoppa seat when making a … Read more

Monday, 4th July 2011 makes top three at the Keiba awards

Members of the Holiday Extras team celebrating at the Keibas

Tweet 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 … Read more