Travel upgrades: the path to a perfect holiday offers indulgent pre-holiday add-ons to idealistic

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 help travellers tailor-
make the perfect pre-holiday experience.

It may not be sky high, but guests will feel like they’re sleeping among
the clouds at the lavish Gatwick Sofitel. The hotel’s connected to the
North terminal by a walkway and is minutes from check-in, so guests can
take it easy and tuck into a tasty breakfast before they jet off.

Gatwick Aspire Lounge

Those longing for luxury air travel can enjoy business-class treatment
at the Gatwick Aspire lounge. This executive space offers holidaymakers
the ultimate VIP experience, with free drinks, free hot and cold food, free
wifi and peaceful zoned areas to suit every type of traveller. Three hours’
entry costs £17.95 when booked through

Anthony Clarke Cowell, Associate Merchandising Director at, commented: “We’re continually developing our range
of products, and although these add-ons aren’t as aspirational as a
private jet, they’re certainly hassle-free and can add the finishing touches
to any holiday.”


Notes to editors polled 1,962 customers during February 2012.

A double room at the Gatwick Sofitel plus eight days’ parking starts
from £142.80 (based on a search made on June 18 for July 7. Prices are
subject to change and availability). Customers who choose this hotel can
pre-book a buffet breakfast for £17.30 per adult, and book a two-course
dinner in the hotel’s Le Cafe restaurant, which costs £17.95 per adult and
will save them £3.95 each.