Month: November 2012

Save 20% on return rail to airport stations

Holiday travellers who want to avoid driving to the airport can make savings by booking their rail travel ahead with There are no restrictions on travel-times with these advance booked tickets so the journey can be made to suit airport check-in times. The rail add-on can be booked for travel to seven UK airports,Continue reading

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Indoor parking at Manchester airport from £30 a week

Manchester’s holidaymakers can now take advantage of convenient, well-priced indoor parking from Skypark with Skypark Indoor Parking is a family-run multi-storey serving all three terminals at Manchester airport. Park and ride costs from just £30 for eight days’ parking undercover with a 15-minute transfer to the airport. Prices start at £25 for open-air parking.Continue reading

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Winter-warming prices for Scotland’s 50-plus holidaymakers

Older travellers in Scotland need not pay over the odds for insurance and other travel extras when planning an overseas break this winter with Latitude insurance is designed for travellers aged between 50 and 85 and those with pre-existing medical conditions. Launched earlier this year, Latitude’s single trip or annual policies also cover winterContinue reading

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Being stranded abroad is no holiday!

Everyone would welcome a few extra days on holiday, right? Not according to the results of a new poll from, which asked travellers how they would feel about being stranded on holiday. One in three (35%) say they would not relish an unexpected extension to their stay, and that it’s the airline’s duty toContinue reading

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Economy Car Hire rated best by customers

Economy Car Hire has won the Best Car Hire Company category of the Holiday Extras Customers’ Awards 2012. The Norfolk-based firm battled against other finalists Alamo, Dollar, Hertz and Sixt to triumph in this new category for 2012. Now in its fourth year, the annual Customers’ Awards attracted votes from 101,000 customers who travelledContinue reading

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All I want for Christmas is…a holiday!

Brits shun traditional Christmas gifts A new survey has revealed that more than one in two Brits would rather spend money on a holiday with their partner than on frivolous festive presents this year. With household budgets still tight, the pile of presents under the Christmas tree will be much smaller for 56% of HolidayExtras.comContinue reading

Hassle-free Christmas holidays with

Meet and Greet parking options for Christmas travellers Travellers heading overseas for winter sports or Christmas itself can enjoy a more hassle-free experience this season by pre-booking Meet and Greet airport parking, at a holly jolly price with At London Gatwick, the Maple Manor VIP and Gold Valet Meet and Greet service includes eightContinue reading

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Three more national travel gongs for Holiday Extras

Local travel firm Holiday Extras added three more awards to its 2012 haul recently, at the British Travel Awards and the Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association (SPAA) Travel Awards. Both ceremonies took place on Thursday 1 November, with the travel add-ons specialist picking up the SPAA award for Best Ground / Ancillary Services Provider for theContinue reading