Author Archives: Helen

Monday, 20th March 2017

Holidaying with a partner – the happiest of times

Holiday Extras customers in an airport lounge

Tweet Holiday Extras’ latest poll confirms Brits’ preferred travel chums for International Day of Happiness Almost two thirds of Brits (59 per cent) share their happiest holiday memories with their partners a survey has revealed, ahead of International Day of Happiness (20th March). Celebrated for the laughs shared, the sights seen … Read more

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Monday, 13th March 2017

Netball event at Holiday Extras for International Women’s Day

Tweet Holiday Extras, celebrated International Women’s day last week by arranging a netball tournament in partnership with England Netball – who brought a 15m x 8m purpose-built court for the event.   England Netball scored and umpired the event and the winner of the two-hour tournament  was the team that … Read more

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Thursday, 9th March 2017

Holiday Extras’ Agent of the Year Announced

Tweet Holiday Extras’ Lindsay Garvey-Jones and Leanne Murfin surprised Thomas Cook Liverpool Agent Jack Hughes with two thousand pounds to contribute to the holiday of his choice. Thomas Cook’s Jack Hughes’ chance to create his dream holiday to the tune of £2,000 became reality this week when his name was … Read more

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Thursday, 2nd March 2017

Holiday Extras achieves the top 100 list

Holiday Extras Sunday Times Top 100 companies to work for

Tweet Holiday Extras celebrates over a decade of inclusion in the Top 100 companies to work for list Local travel extras company, Holiday Extras makes the Sunday Times Top 100 list for the 11th time this year and it has also been awarded a special Best Companies’ accolade for wellbeing … Read more

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Wednesday, 25th January 2017

Holiday Extras gives £1,000 towards Aid to Burkina African school project

Tweet Chris Chandler, one of the Holiday Extras’ team, is returning next month, with a team of volunteers from Folkestone, to a small village in the West African nation of Burkina Faso – where they will complete the school rebuild which they started in 2015. On February 9th the twenty … Read more

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Friday, 9th December 2016

Rest Easy before the Christmas Getaway

The Marriott at Edinburgh Airport

Tweet Hotel deals help to start the Christmas holidays early from £73.00 for a family room – including up to eight days’ parking. HolidayExtras.com advises families who have early morning flights not to let the generally mild weather fool them into thinking that they won’t be affected by early morning … Read more

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Friday, 25th November 2016

Nothing “batter” than the scent of Fish and Chips

Tweet   Brits Believe Their Country Smells of Fish and Chips to Tourists As Britain prepares to welcome tourists from abroad in the run up to Christmas and New Year; a new survey of almost 5,000 people has revealed that Brits believe that the scent that the UK’s visitors will … Read more

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Monday, 7th November 2016

Britain’s Most Travelled Food Revealed

Tweet From Yorkshire Tea to Cornish Pasties – Britain’s Most Travelled Food Revealed Concerns under Brexit for the future of household food brands such as Marmite and Pot Noodle, have sparked a new poll by HolidayExtras.com which reveals the foods that Brits just can’t do without on holiday. When asked … Read more

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Tuesday, 1st November 2016

Car Park Confusion Clouds Safety Knowledge

Tweet Nine out of 10 Brits surveyed were unable to identify the correct parking safety standards Research involving more than 800 members of the public has revealed 90 per cent are unable to identify the national award given to safe and secure parking facilities. The correct safety standard for car parking … Read more

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Thursday, 27th October 2016

Brits Vote to Bypass Passport Control Queues

Tweet UK poll respondents in favour of payable fast-track ticket at passport control Queue delays the most frustrating element of airport experience Reports that the Home Office is considering introducing a payable fast-track service at passport control points across UK airports has been met with controversy. Yet the research released … Read more

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