Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tuesday, 25th September 2012

Avoid the aquaplane to the plane and relax in an airport hotel

Tweet The combination of a rise in last-minute holiday bookers and the sudden burst of wild weather presents a challenge for drivers intending to set off for the airport in the early hours. However, assures travellers that there are still some very good deals up for grabs at the … Read more

Tuesday, 25th September 2012

£4,000 raised for Kent Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre

Tweet Courageous Holiday Extras skydivers raise funds for Butterfly Appeal  A team of charitable thrill seekers from Holiday Extras are still on a high after jumping out of a plane at 12,000ft to collect cash for the Kent Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre on Saturday. The charity is raising money to … Read more

Tuesday, 25th September 2012

Brits can’t survive flights without gadgets

In flight entertainment

Tweet Half of short-haul travellers still want airline inflight entertainment Nearly half of British travellers say gadgets are essential on a flight, according to a recent poll by Forty-eight per cent of holidaymakers told the add-ons provider that they can’t survive a flight without a Kindle, iPad, mp3 player, … Read more

Monday, 24th September 2012

Steaks ‘n’ Stuff is well done according to customers

Tweet Glasgow Normandy restaurant a finalist in the Holiday Extras Customers’ Awards Dishes at the Normandy Hotel’s prime diner went down a treat with customers, according to the results of its latest Customers’ Awards. Steaks ‘n’ Stuff was one of five eateries to make the shortlist for this year’s … Read more

Wednesday, 19th September 2012

Enjoy the height of hassle-free convenience at the luxurious Gatwick Sofitel

Tweet Affordable luxury and unbeatable convenience combine to make this four-star hotel one of’s most popular. Travellers who plan to drive to the airport can take advantage of the Sofitel’s handy Meet and Greet parking service. Particularly useful for those with plenty of luggage and family in tow; the car is whisked … Read more

Tuesday, 18th September 2012

Six of the Best Airport Hotels

Wine Angel at the Radisson Blu Hotel at Stansted Airport

Tweet For the fourth year running Holiday Extras customers, all 101,000 of them, have voted for the best in travel. Airport hotels feature among the hard-fought categories and travellers have voted for the best hotel restaurants, as well as the most suitable hotels for families. The hotels in the 2012 … Read more

Friday, 14th September 2012

Independent travellers snap up best flight deals

Tweet Flexible, independent travellers are nabbing the best deals on flights whilst those tied to work and family miss out, according to the latest customer survey. The online poll revealed that nearly four in 10 holidaymakers (38%) have their day of departure dictated by their package or flight time. … Read more

Friday, 14th September 2012

Holiday Extras scoops top travel award

Tweet Holiday Extras has been crowned Star Holiday Add-ons Provider at the prestigious Travel Bulletin Star Awards. Each year, travel agents are invited by the trade publication to vote for the companies they consider to be the best in the industry. The travel add-ons provider, which celebrates its 30th anniversary … Read more

Tuesday, 11th September 2012

Savvy Brits don’t pay too much for parking

Convenient airport parking with

Tweet While Brits are now spending £8 billion a year on town centre parking, they’re also throwing away up to £400 million by not pre-booking parking for their holiday. Research by, which saw a record number of airport parking bookings last Tuesday, found that holiday travellers can save on … Read more

Monday, 10th September 2012

Summer’s end sparks sprint to the sun

Tweet Bookings boom for travel add-ons company It seems the soggy summer and the onset of Olympic blues have given Brits the hunger for a last-minute holiday. saw its biggest bookings boost of the year last week, with a four per cent increase in sales compared to its … Read more