Holiday Extras news

Wednesday, 1st June 2016

Holiday Extras advises booking early to dodge summer demand

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Tweet For families who are jetting off in the early hours or returning late at night, there are a wide range of UK airport hotel and parking packages available for the summer holidays. As well as the advantages of arriving at the airport well ahead of the flight, a stay … Read more

Wednesday, 1st June 2016

Brits Drastically Underestimating Healthcare Costs Abroad

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Tweet Half of Brits don’t purchase travel insurance US medical treatments underestimated by up to £65,000 Spanish medical treatments underestimated by up to £21,000 With the summer holidays just around the corner, new research* has exposed worrying disparities between the perceived and the real costs of holiday healthcare, as well as … Read more

Monday, 9th May 2016

Leeds Bradford Airport parking range expands

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Tweet Holiday Extras.com has expanded its range of parking services at Leeds Bradford Airport with three new car parks ahead of the big summer getaway. Park2Travel Indoor, Park2Travel Outdoor and Park2Travel Meet and Greet will provide holidaymakers with a greater range of parking options. Perfectly placed to answer high levels … Read more

Friday, 6th May 2016

Kenny Smith joins Holiday Extras

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Tweet Holiday Extras has appointed Kenny Smith as its new Partnerships  Manager. At the age of just 28 Kenny has already enjoyed many years of working in the travel industry: He began his career in 2005 with a Modern Apprenticeship Programme and then he worked with Tui for eleven years; … Read more

Monday, 25th April 2016

Holiday Extras launches its newly designed trade-facing website

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Tweet To reflect feedback given by travel agents in the 2015 Holiday Extras agents’ survey – the company has announced a major rejig of its trade-facing website, incorporating a number of useful new selling tools. Now agents can tempt customers with a variety of much improved product images as well … Read more

Thursday, 25th February 2016

Meet and Greet parking continues to grow in popularity

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Tweet HolidayExtras.com advises holiday travellers to book Meet and Greet parking with a reputable supplier and not to be discouraged because of the rogue operators who have recently hit the headlines. To ensure peace of mind before booking Meet and Greet, always check the company’s credentials; length of trading, quality … Read more

Tuesday, 16th February 2016

Matchmaker, Matchmaker make me a match for the best holiday ever!

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Tweet Holiday Extras has launched its new agent support campaign for 2016 right on target for Valentine’s day. Agents and partners have received emails which have landed in their in-boxes like arrows from cupid’s bow – describing the new Matchmaking scheme that will guide agents when they need to match … Read more

Monday, 21st December 2015

Avoid the Christmas rail cancellation chaos

Tweet Disruptions to Gatwick and Heathrow Train lines until the New Year. Catching any last minute flights for the Christmas getaway may prove a little trickier this year with disruptions to major train lines linking London to Gatwick and Heathrow airports. GWR train operator have announced closures which are due … Read more

Saturday, 19th December 2015

Majority of Brits would Remove Driving Licences from Elderly Relatives

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Tweet Research released today by HolidayExtras.com has revealed that 84% of Brits would recommend taking an older relative’s driving license away if circumstances dictated. According to the poll of over 1,000 British travellers, 55% would recommend removing the licence of an elderly relative for the safety of others, 18% for … Read more

Tuesday, 17th November 2015

Only One in Five Brits has been on a Skiing Holiday

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Tweet And the majority of those didn’t go for the skiing The results of research released today by Holiday Extras indicate that 78% of British holidaymakers have never been on a skiing holiday and most of those that have don’t even go for the skiing! According to the study of … Read more