Monthly Archives: August 2011

Thursday, 18th August 2011

Holiday Extras launches new iPad competition for Travel Agents

A chance to win an iPad - by selling the new cruise cover to their customers

Tweet Each time a policy is issued, the agent will be entered into a prize draw to win an iPad 2 and Smart Cover, worth more than £400. Holiday Extras has seen an excellent response to its cruise insurance since it went on sale last month and now the company … Read more

Monday, 15th August 2011

Driving pet peeves revealed by customers

Family driving before a holiday

Tweet Plus summer motorway driving tips for a hassle-free journey Despite decades of resentment and ridicule for caravans on the road, it now appears that British drivers are driven to distraction by tailgaters. A recent survey by, the UK’s largest add-ons company, has revealed that tailgating is the biggest … Read more

Monday, 8th August 2011

Holidaying Brits escape the news…and real life

Holidaying Brits escape the news

Tweet It seems that when Brits go on holiday they really do want to get away from it all. A recent poll by, the UK’s largest holiday add-ons provider, has revealed that half (48%) of Britons never buy a newspaper when on holiday because they want to forget about … Read more

Wednesday, 3rd August 2011

An airport hotel with parking is often cheaper than buying the parking alone

Stansted Radisson SAS swimming pool

Tweet Stansted Airport hotels with parking can be booked for prices very close to the cost of just the car parking at Stansted this summer. Car parking at Stansted is convenient and cost effective, when booked with However, holiday travellers can choose to make the most of their time … Read more

Monday, 1st August 2011

Holiday Extras Customers' Awards shortlist for 2011 revealed

Tweet 66,000 votes cast by holiday travellers, 44 companies shortlisted in 12 categories More than 60,000 customers have voted in the UK’s biggest and fairest travel awards, the Holiday Extras Customers’ Awards. With nearly three times more votes than last year, is delighted to reveal details of those travel … Read more