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Holiday Extras team clean beach at Folkestone

A team from local travel extras company Holiday Extras partnered up with sustainability charity Surfers Against Sewage and Folkestone & Hythe Council to do a beach clean  at Folkestone to celebrate World Oceans Day on 8th June. World Oceans Day, which takes place every year, helps to  raise awareness about the crucial role that the

Holiday Extras Sounds the Alarm on Airport Parking Prices this Summer

  London and The South East Hit Hardest by Supply Constraints, Warns Major Travel Specialist Holiday Extras, the UK market leader in travel extras, today announced that according to its latest analysis, airport parking prices last month for Gatwick Airport were the highest for ten years. Parking prices for the airport surpassed an average of

HOLIDAY EXTRAS COMPLETES MANAGEMENT BUYOUT AT £100m

Management buyout places 55% of the company into an employee benefit trust Holiday Extras, the UK’s market leader for travel extras with more than 7m customers, today announces the completion of a management buyout which values the company at close to £100 million and places 55% of the company’s equity into an employee benefit trust.

Poppy’s Computer Appeal

Poppy Furr’s  appealing letter requesting help to buy replacement computers at her school, is rewarded by local travel tech company, Holiday Extras Eight year old Poppy Furr, who is in year four at Seabrook Primary School, decided to take action  when she heard that the school desperately needed to replace its old laptop computers before

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Beast From The East led to Record Airport Hotel Bookings   

Holiday Extras sees a surge in bookings from email sent over the recent big freeze Holiday Extras’ bookings from email sends soared during the recent visit from the Beast from the East, with hotel year on year booking records smashed by 60% vs the same day last year. The email sent invited Holiday Extras’ customers

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Holiday Extras rolls out Free Hotel Cancellation

Holiday Extras, the travel extras specialist, rolls out a Free Hotel Cancellation policy for all of its hotels this year;  applicable for up to 24 hours before the stay date. The move follows an in-depth test which showed that customers are more likely to purchase a hotel when they are offered the flexibility of a

A Decade of ‘Best Insurance Provider’​ for Holiday Extras

The announcement was revealed at the “Oscars of the travel industry”, The Travel Weekly Globe Awards,  held at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Thursday 11th January. Lucy Huxley, Editor in Chief of the Travel Weekly Group, was joined by comedian Harry Hill to reveal the night’s winners to over 1300 travel agents. With

Holiday Extras’ New Insurance Partnership with Dawson and Sanderson

Holiday Extras Insurance announce a new and exclusive partnership with discount holiday suppliers, Dawson and Sanderson, who operate 22 branches across the North East including,  Newcastle, Doncaster, Humberside and Manchester. The deal means that Dawson and Sanderson agents will be able to issue Holiday Extras’ Insurance policies to their customers as part of a holiday

Brits Holidaying Habits Revealed

Nearly half of Brits favour long-haul holidays 40 per cent opt for two-week getaways Spain remains staple holiday destination for Brits As we enter the New Year and spend January planning and booking our next trips, new research reveals exactly the kind of breaks that holidaymakers will be taking this year. The research, undertaken by