Author Archives: Helen

Monday, 15th May 2017

Brits vote Leave (or is it to stay?)

Tweet Over a third of UK holidaymakers would cancel their holiday if they had to sit next to a politician on the plane! With the General Election fast-approaching and politicians hitting the campaign trail with gusto, research has revealed that over a third of Brits would vote to cancel their … Read more

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Friday, 5th May 2017

‘The Big Yin’ Wins Runway vote

Tweet Glasgow residents call for airport to be renamed in Billy Connolly’s honour Billy Connolly, The Big Yin, has been named as the celebrity that most local residents would pick to further raise the profile of Glasgow International Airport. Other UK airports have chosen to honour their homegrown celebrities by … Read more

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Thursday, 20th April 2017

Lambs visit this spring, raising funds for hospice

Tweet Spring ​Lambs visited Holiday Extras​ in April, when ​a flock of six little lambs were brought in from a local farm for a little socialising. The event proved to be very popular with everyone – ​Mel Pattenden, ​Insurance trainer, pictured with​ ​​a ​lamb, said: “​It’s great that we had … Read more

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Thursday, 20th April 2017

FIGHT OR FLIGHT?

Tweet A quarter of passengers wouldn’t accept compensation to reschedule a flight Just days after United Airlines offered passengers a financial reward to leave an overbooked flight from Louisville, research has revealed that 23 per cent of Brits would not accept any form of compensation to leave a plane. According … Read more

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Saturday, 1st April 2017

Holiday Extras’ Space Lounge

Tweet “With the future of travel moving further away from your standard package holiday, our innovations always keep us ahead of the game and that’s exactly what we have achieved with our state-of-the-art space station lounge. With commercial flights to space right round the corner, our lounge is set to cater for all tastes … Read more

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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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