Record bookings point to a fruitful June for the travel industry

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 year, and a 6 per cent rise on its previous record day on April 3.

Holiday Extras’ sales boom is a positive sign for the travel industry. Demonstrating that the holiday is still high on people’s agenda in 2012. It appears that holidaymakers are heeding the advice to pre-book their airport parking space to save money.

Holiday Extras’ record booking day followed the Which? Travel report investigating airport parking prices.

The survey by the consumer watchdog found that those who book their parking in advance will always save.

Matthew Pack, CEO of Holiday Extras, commented: “Early figures show that the Olympics are not stopping people booking their holidays for this summer.

“Holidaymakers are fighting the mood of austerity, which is really positive news for the travel industry.”