Monthly Archives: December 2012

Thursday, 20th December 2012

Last minute airport hotel deals for the great British Christmas getaway

Tweet Four-star Heathrow hotel from £39 per night As an estimated four million holidaymakers* prepare to escape a wash-out British Christmas, is helping to make their journeys easier with some cracking last minute airport hotel deals. For Heathrow travellers, a double room at the convenient two-star easyHotel is just … Read more

Tuesday, 18th December 2012

“It’s the thought that counts…”

Novelty socks

Tweet Dreaded Christmas gifts revealed A new poll by has unwrapped the top gifts to steer clear of for men. Nearly 20 per cent of men put a pair of novelty socks at the top of the most dreaded Christmas present list. Followed by those retro stocking-staples; the Soap … Read more

Monday, 17th December 2012

Flavia Cacace tops Strictly Cruise leader board

Strictly on the high seas

Tweet With the Strictly Come Dancing season set to continue on the high seas in 2013 with a series of dance cruises, 27% of men have admitted that Flavia Cacace would be their dream onboard dance partner. Tango queen Cacace topped the poll amongst men, and pocket-rocket Ola Jordan … Read more

Thursday, 13th December 2012

Book travel insurance early

Tweet advises holidaymakers to book travel insurance early  As Christmas and the peak January holiday booking season approaches, is urging travellers to book their travel insurance early or risk losing out. Whether travelling during the festive period or later next year, without the cancellation cover that insurance … Read more

Wednesday, 12th December 2012

Agents asked, we listened

Holiday Extras' agent Facebook page

Tweet Bumper concessions for the travel trade Travel agents working with Holiday Extras can now save up to 20% on their own travel add-on bookings, in a new concessions programme launching at the end of December 2012. As a result of a recent agent survey, Holiday Extras is offering agents … Read more

Tuesday, 11th December 2012

Wild Junket wins Best Travel Blogger at the Holiday Extras Customers’ Awards 2012

Tweet The search for Best Travel Blogger was new for 2012 and was the only category open to voting from the general public. The main awards, which this year attracted votes from 101,000 customers, recognise and reward the best companies in travel. Nellie Huang and Alberto Molero, editors of … Read more

Monday, 10th December 2012 launch gadget cover in time for Christmas

In flight entertainment

Tweet Holidaymakers can protect their much-loved gadgets with a new policy from award-winning insurance provider Holiday Extras. The Silver Gadget Policy, which costs £15, insures up to five electronic items to the value of £2,000. The cover is valid for 17 days, and will pay out if any item is … Read more

Monday, 10th December 2012

Finances improving for Brits

Beach holiday

Tweet Second holidays back on the cards Many Brits are no longer feeling the financial pinch, according to the results of a new poll. Three quarters of customers recently surveyed by the add-ons specialist (75%) say they are already planning to go on two holidays during 2013. However, there’s … Read more

Thursday, 6th December 2012

Early-birds save on Luton airport parking for the Christmas break

Tweet Christmas holiday travellers can take advantage of some special deals for Luton airport parking this year, with prices starting from £45 for a weeks’ Airparks’ offsite parking. also offer a special Xmas price of £72.99 for a weeks’ parking at the Luton Airport Official On Airport Short Term … Read more

Thursday, 6th December 2012

Airport hotel room from £30 to start the Christmas holiday

Family room - or Quad

Tweet Holiday Travellers, who intend to avoid the unpredictable driving conditions on the way to the airport for the Christmas getaway, will often make their way to the airport by public transport, or by getting a lift from family or friends. offer room only rates for advance bookers, travelling … Read more