Month: December 2011

A hotel to suit all at Heathrow terminal 5

HolidayExtras.com reminds travellers that they can have a hotel close to the terminal, whatever their budget. Families looking to keep a rein on their spending will find the award-winning Premier Inn chain a worthy contender. Travellers can reserve a night’s stay for £77* at the brand new Premier Inn Terminal 5, which opens February 2012.Continue reading

Winter holiday check-in

Last-minute deals for airport hotels this Christmas

HolidayExtras.com reassures Christmas travellers that there are still some excellent last-minute airport hotel deals even though ABTA estimates that 4.25 million Britons will be heading overseas this Christmas and New Year period, with the peak travel days predicted to be 22 and 23 December. An airport hotel is the ideal option for Christmas travellers whoContinue reading

HolidayExtras.com sponsors Face of Europe

HolidayExtras.com supports many local projects – and is delighted to be helping Gisele Buckingham, who is a travel consultant at the Hythe firm. Gisele started her own company with co-founder Lucie Hide in 2010 named Face of Europe. And since then, the European pageant has become well established in the beauty calendar. This year’s competitionContinue reading

HolidayExtras.com starts selling parking at Bournemouth airport

Holidaymakers flying from Bournemouth airport can now take advantage of hassle-free travel with HolidayExtras.com. The UK’s market leader for pre-booked holiday travel add-ons is delighted to add Bournemouth airport to its popular and ever-growing range of car parks. The firm, which now sells travel add-ons at 27 UK airports, is offering holidaymakers the opportunity toContinue reading

Hounds get comfy for Christmas

UK’s pampered pets set for a bumper Christmas

A recent poll by HolidayExtras.com, the UK’s largest travel add-ons provider, confirms that Britain is a nation of pet lovers. When asked whether or not they will be spoiling their pets this Christmas, almost two thirds of owners (63%) claim that they will be treating their family pets, either with presents (52%) or by cookingContinue reading

The Heathrow Marriott restaurant

Luxury for less at the Heathrow Marriott this Christmas

HolidayExtras.com, the UK’s market leader for airport hotels, is offering a special deal at the four-star Heathrow Marriott throughout the festive season. This Supersaver offer means HolidayExtras.com customers can book a room and 10 days holiday parking at the Marriott for just £154.80.* Guests at the four-star Marriott can enjoy a sound night’s sleep beforeContinue reading

HolidayExtras.com migrates infrastructure to the cloud

HolidayExtras.com moves to the cloud

UK’s market-leading travel add-ons provider more than halves IT infrastructure spend by moving to Amazon Web Services. HolidayExtras.com is celebrating a successful migration of their systems to Amazon Web Services (AWS). The business is already seeing a positive impact from the move with the new, cloud-based infrastructure reducing IT hardware spend, by more than half.Continue reading

Winter sports

Are winter sports travellers risking too much?

Top travel insurance advice from HolidayExtras.com With one in five holidaymakers leaving the country without any travel insurance at all*, HolidayExtras.com is urging winter sports enthusiasts to buy the right kind of cover for their trip this season. From minor breaks or losing ski gear to the worst case scenario – being helicoptered off aContinue reading