Monthly Archives: June 2012

Thursday, 28th June 2012

Agent’s competition to support Make Holidays Greener month

Make Holidays Greener

Tweet To raise awareness of this year’s Make Holidays Greener campaign, Holiday Extras is offering travel agents the chance to win a fantastic Off Grid Voltaic Solar Backpack, worth over £150. Agents will be invited to share their ideas on how they can contribute to making holidays more sustainable via … Read more

Tuesday, 26th June 2012

Kent MS Butterfly Appeal and Holiday Extras

Tweet Holiday Extras and the Kent Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre (Kent MSTC) are appealing for local help with raising £1.3million to replace the charity’s headquarters, a dilapidated pre-fab in Canterbury. The Butterfly Appeal launched in February 2012 and has so far raised almost £100,000 through fundraising activities, with a calendar … Read more

Tuesday, 26th June 2012 is shortlisted for travel gong

Tweet has been named as a contender in the prestigious British Travel Awards The innovative, local travel add-ons company has been shortlisted for the Best Airport Parking Company and Best Travel Insurance Provider categories. This is the fifth year that the company has been recognised by the British Travel … Read more

Monday, 25th June 2012

You shall go to the ball!

Rebekah England

Tweet Holiday Extras is calling all agents who fancy grabbing their glad-rags and joining the team at this year’s Yorkshire Ball on 12 July. The travel add-ons specialist is hosting a table at this popular travel industry event, and will invite one lucky agent to dance the night away as … Read more

Saturday, 23rd June 2012

Teletext Holidays awards Barbados trip to Holiday Extras Customers’ Awards voters

Teletext Holidays prize: A Barbados Holiday

Tweet Teletext Holidays has joined forces with the Holiday Extras Customers’ Awards to offer a week’s holiday in Barbados to customers taking part in the annual traveller survey. All Holiday Extras customers voting in the fourth annual HXCAs from 17 May will be entered into a free prize draw. A … Read more

Friday, 22nd June 2012

No.1 Traveller at Birmingham

No1 Traveller at Birmingham Airport

Tweet takes bookings for new premium airport lounge customers can now pre-book entry to the sleek new Birmingham No.1 lounge which opens its doors in October. No.1 Traveller offers holidaymakers the ultimate in airport hospitality, and those who check into the new lounge at Birmingham won’t even have … Read more

Wednesday, 20th June 2012

Cathy Beare of Holiday Extras joins Top 100 women in travel industry

Cathy Beare, Holiday Extras

Tweet Cathy Beare, group chief financial officer of Holiday Extras, has joined the Women 1st Top 100 Club of the most influential women in the hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism industry. Announced on 19 June 2012 at the Women 1st Shine Awards, Cathy is in good company joining Carolyn … Read more

Monday, 18th June 2012

Travel upgrades: the path to a perfect holiday

Tweet offers indulgent pre-holiday add-ons to idealistic travellers A recent survey by revealed that British holidaymakers would love to travel to their destination VIP-style by private jet. For the majority, this is just a dream. However, the leading travel add- ons company offers some luxury upgrades that can … Read more

Thursday, 14th June 2012

Add-ons that make all the difference…

Holiday Extras customers in an airport lounge

Tweet Agents tasked with helping to plan a honeymoon or a memorable holiday can add extra value for their client by pre-booking tailor-made upgrades with Holiday Extras. For newly-weds, the Gatwick Hilton offers a spectacular honeymoon package, available as an upgrade to the room booking. Guests are given the red … Read more

Thursday, 14th June 2012

Holiday Extras coach insurance…agents share the success

Coach travel

Tweet Holiday Extras’ tailor-made coach insurance has proved to be a great success since its launch in March 2011, with agents selling 3,682 policies over the last year. The policy is popular with the increasingly cost-conscious coach holidaymaker. There is no upper age limit for customers holidaying in the UK … Read more