Monthly Archives: November 2011

Friday, 25th November 2011

Huge savings at Hilton airport hotels this Christmas

Tweet is offering special December prices at selected UK-airport Hiltons. Travellers planning a Christmas getaway can book room-only packages from just £37. This superb deal, brought to you by the UK-market leader for travel add-ons, means holidaymakers can enjoy a hassle-free start to their holiday with this luxury hotel … Read more

Thursday, 24th November 2011

Brits splashing out this Christmas

Christmas gifts

Tweet • 71% of men spending the same or more than last year • Almost a quarter spending majority of budget on food & drink Good news for retailers; most Brits will refuse to let money worries curb their festive spending this year, as revealed by in its Christmas … Read more

Tuesday, 22nd November 2011

‘PJs for pounds’ raises cash for Children in Need

PJs for pounds day at

Tweet The team at local travel add-ons company got out of bed on the right side last Friday morning by wearing their pyjamas to work to raise money for Children in Need. Donning everything from funky all-in-ones to dressing gowns and slippers, people came in droves to donate money … Read more

Wednesday, 16th November 2011

A no-glow zone – Brits bin the fake tan

Pale versus suntan

Tweet Despite being bombarded by images of day-glo reality TV personalities and bronzed movie stars, it seems an all-year-round tan is no longer in fashion with British travellers; according to a new poll by, the UK’s largest add-ons provider. A-list celebrities, wags and Essex girls have championed the orange … Read more

Wednesday, 9th November 2011

People power! Travellers turn to fellow holidaymakers for travel advice

Travellers read customer reviews and online forums

Tweet It seems that word of mouth is as powerful as ever, with most people relying on advice from other tourists when searching for information about their holiday destination. A recent poll by, the UK’s largest travel add-ons provider, has revealed that holidaymakers think people who have already visited … Read more

Wednesday, 9th November 2011

Special price this weekend at the five-star Heathrow Sofitel

Tweet are offering special rates starting from £133.44 a night for a double room over the weekend of Friday 11 November until Sunday 13. The Sofitel at Terminal Five is well known for its sumptuous facilities and this impressive hotel, designed with VIP guests in mind, is now offering … Read more

Tuesday, 8th November 2011

A penny for your thoughts? Lucky Lynsey wins a Kindle

First Choice travel agent in East Kilbride wins a Kindle with Holiday Extras

Tweet Lynsey Sharkey, Assistant Retail Manager at First Choice East Kilbride, has won a Kindle for taking part in a travel-industry survey. Nearly 600 agents took part in the survey, which was run by the market leader for holiday add-ons, Holiday Extras.   Andrea Clayton, Head of Partnerships and Insurance … Read more

Friday, 4th November 2011

Holiday Extras sponsors Canterbury Christ Church JobFair

Hannah Mowl, Goup People Executive for Holiday Extras chats to students at the CCCU JobFair.

Tweet – and this is just the beginning… Hythe company, Holiday Extras, was one of the three sponsors of the 2011 CCCU JobFair held on Wednesday November 2. The UK’s leading provider of travel add-ons joined the other sponsors, AXA and Marks & Spencer, to meet students and to spot … Read more