Monthly Archives: December 2011

Monday, 19th December 2011

A hotel to suit all at Heathrow terminal 5

Tweet 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 … Read more

Friday, 16th December 2011

Last-minute deals for airport hotels this Christmas

Winter holiday check-in

Tweet 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 … Read more

Thursday, 15th December 2011

Confession actor is just one of 6.5 million to admit to using a mobile in flight

using a mobile in flight

Tweet After actor Alec Baldwin was thrown off a plane for using his iPad, a poll by Holiday Extras has revealed that he’s not alone in breaking the rules – nearly six-and-a-half-million people flying into and out of the UK in the last 12 months did so too. The research … Read more

Monday, 12th December 2011

HolidayExtras.com sponsors Face of Europe

Tweet 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 … Read more

Monday, 12th December 2011

HolidayExtras.com starts selling parking at Bournemouth airport

Tweet 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, … Read more

Monday, 12th December 2011

UK’s pampered pets set for a bumper Christmas

Hounds get comfy for Christmas

Tweet 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 … Read more

Friday, 9th December 2011

Luxury for less at the Heathrow Marriott this Christmas

The Heathrow Marriott restaurant

Tweet 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 … Read more

Thursday, 8th December 2011

Nearly £2,000 raised by Movember team at HolidayExtras.com

Tweet Seventeen brave members of Hythe firm HolidayExtras.com grew a ‘tash for cash’ to raise money for The Prostate Cancer Charity last month. For four weeks, the team swapped their razors for the rugged look – and asked people to sponsor them in the process.   The fundraising event had … Read more

Monday, 5th December 2011

HolidayExtras.com moves to the cloud

HolidayExtras.com migrates infrastructure to the cloud

Tweet 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 … Read more

Monday, 5th December 2011

Are winter sports travellers risking too much?

Winter sports

Tweet 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 … Read more