Monthly Archives: May 2012

Thursday, 31st May 2012

British travellers dream of the high life

Brits rocket into space

Tweet They may be all grown up now, yet six per cent of British adults still dream of jetting into space in a rocket, while one in two (47%) would love to take off in a private jet, according to a recent survey by HolidayExtras.com. The results of the poll … Read more

Friday, 25th May 2012

Get a good deal for the half term

A family relaxing at the hotel

Tweet With the emphasis on saving money, HolidayExtras.com reassures families that there are still some excellent deals at the last minute for this half term:     Gatwick Airport Family room at the Ramada Crawley-Gatwick: £53.10 Family room with eight days parking at the Ramada Crawley-Gatwick Hotel: £116.00 Heathrow Airport … Read more

Friday, 18th May 2012

HolidayExtras.com launches ‘Free If’ price guarantee

Tweet Free airport hotel stays, holiday parking and lounge entry for customers who find the same products for less HolidayExtras.com is so confident its prices are the lowest that it’s offering a full refund to customers who find the same airport car park, airport hotel or UK airport lounge cheaper … Read more

Wednesday, 16th May 2012

Olympic flame isn’t setting the UK alight

St Pancras Olympics 2012

Tweet 95% of British people will be able to see the flame when it tours the UK…but do they care? With the Olympic Torch arriving in the UK at the end of the week, a poll carried out by the country’s largest add-ons provider, HolidayExtras.com, has revealed that over a … Read more

Tuesday, 15th May 2012

Families enjoy peace and privacy at the airport

Tweet Families looking to escape the airport bustle can now book three hours’ entry to Servisair lounges for a fixed price of £17.49 per adult, and £9.99 per child between the ages of 2 and 12. Infants aged 0 to 2 are free. HolidayExtras.com offers Servisair lounges at all major … Read more

Tuesday, 15th May 2012

Enjoy a taste of the high life…

Tweet A night’s stay at the Heathrow Sofitel during the Olympics from £310 with HolidayExtras.com Olympic-goers can add the finishing touches to a once-in-a-lifetime experience by booking an overnight stay at the luxury Sofitel London Heathrow with HolidayExtras.com. This lavish five-star hotel has just scooped Best European Airport Hotel and … Read more

Monday, 14th May 2012

Chaos at the airport

Chaos at the airport

Tweet The majority of travellers (40%) don’t want to be held up for more than half an hour passing through check-in and airport security, according to the results of a new poll from travel add-ons specialist HolidayExtras.com. The survey also reveals that a further 25% of holidaymakers are not happy … Read more

Friday, 11th May 2012

Holiday Extras’ Liz Hare survives on £1 a day for malaria charity

Liz Hare with school children in Uganda

Tweet Liz lives below the line to raise money and awareness for ‘Malaria No More UK’ Liz Hare, who works at the Hythe-based company, has spent the last five days living on porridge oats, rice, kidney beans, broccoli soup and eggs. Not for the fun of it – but to … Read more

Friday, 11th May 2012

Record bookings point to a fruitful June for the travel industry

Tweet Holiday Extras sees a 47% increase in airport parking bookings On April 30, Holiday Extras took a record-breaking number of parking bookings through its award-winning website and UK-based contact centre. The leading travel add-ons company saw a 47% increase in airport parking bookings compared to the same period last … Read more

Thursday, 10th May 2012

Keep calm and carry on

Security during London Olympics 2012

Tweet Brits undaunted by security concerns as Exercise Olympic Guardian begins A massive 37% of Brits believe that the Government is taking all necessary steps to ensure their safety during the Olympics, a new poll by HolidayExtras.com has revealed. As details of the latest Olympic security exercise are announced, the … Read more