Monthly Archives: November 2012

Friday, 30th November 2012

Save 20% on return rail to airport stations

Tweet 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 … Read more

Friday, 30th November 2012

Indoor parking at Manchester airport from £30 a week

Holiday parking

Tweet 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 … Read more

Wednesday, 28th November 2012

Holiday Extras’ People Pics competition hotting up

Holiday Extras' People Pics competition

Tweet Thomas Cook vouchers worth £750 and an iPad 2 up for grabs Leading travel add-ons company Holiday Extras is offering £750 worth of Thomas Cook vouchers and an iPad 2 to two travellers who can blow the judge away with their stunning or side-splitting shots of people. Photos in … Read more

Monday, 26th November 2012

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

Latitude by

Tweet 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 … Read more

Thursday, 22nd November 2012

Being stranded abroad is no holiday!

Couple on island holiday

Tweet 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 … Read more

Thursday, 22nd November 2012

Brits call for airlines to cough up for delays and cancellations

Flight delays

Tweet The majority of British holidaymakers believe airlines should take more responsibility for delays and cancellations. Nearly two thirds (63%) of travellers surveyed by believe that airlines should pay compensation to those who are affected by delays on the tarmac and flights that never take off. Not everyone agrees … Read more

Monday, 19th November 2012

Economy Car Hire rated best by customers

Rory Sexton of Economy and James Lewis,, credit Professional Images

Tweet 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 … Read more

Monday, 19th November 2012

All I want for Christmas is…a holiday!

Christmas gifts

Tweet 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 … Read more

Monday, 19th November 2012

Hassle-free Christmas holidays with

Tweet 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 … Read more

Thursday, 15th November 2012

Three more national travel gongs for Holiday Extras

SPAA Awards 2012 Lindsay Garvey-Jones

Tweet 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 … Read more