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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 theContinue reading


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.Continue reading

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 beforeContinue reading

Free hotel Cancellation

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 aContinue reading

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 byContinue reading

Holiday Extras acquires Chauntry

Holiday Extras Acquires Chauntry Software Business as Part of International Technology Expansion, the UK market leader for travel extras, today announced the acquisition of Chauntry, the global provider of booking systems to airports & car park operators The specific terms of the purchase were not disclosed.   Chauntry is the globe’s leading provider of parking booking systems and operates at over 80 airports worldwide. Processing tensContinue reading