Holiday Extras news

Tuesday, 17th November 2015

Only One in Five Brits has been on a Skiing Holiday


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

Thursday, 5th November 2015

Brits Less Likely to Make Airport Purchases


Tweet One in ten travellers now avoid airport purchases altogether In light of the recent headlines on VAT savings not always being passed on to travellers by some airport retailers, customers are now less likely to spend their cash at the airport, according to new research released by Holiday Extras. … Read more

Thursday, 24th September 2015

Holiday Extras inks new parking contract with Stansted Airport


Tweet Holiday Extras is delighted to announce a new parking contract with Stansted Airport. The deal follows the doubling of booking growth for the market leader of holiday add-ons over the last ten years at Stansted. In addition, the parking growth in partnership with Holiday Extras at the UK’s 4th … Read more

Thursday, 30th July 2015

Holiday Extras Germany appoints new Managing Director


Tweet Experienced travel industry expert Jerome Danglidis joins the Munich-based team Holiday Extras Germany has announced that travel industry expert, Jerome Danglidis will be its new Managing Director. He starts in mid-September 2015 and will work alongside Martin Pundt with the view to take the helm when Martin moves to … Read more

Tuesday, 28th July 2015

School’s out…It’s still not too late to book an airport hotel for the family

HX branded image

Tweet There are still some excellent hotel family room deals at the last minute with Holiday Extras for the summer holidays:   Gatwick Airport Family room at the Ramada Crawley with 8 days parking: £64.00 Heathrow Airport Mystery 3-star hotel – Family room including 8 days parking: £58.00 Luton Airport Family room … Read more

Friday, 22nd May 2015

Holiday Extras celebrates Living Wage commitment

Sian Osborne, Travel Consultant at Holiday Extras

Tweet The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that the Hythe-based travel company Holiday Extras is now an accredited Living Wage employer. The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Holiday Extras, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or third-party contractors and suppliers; receive a minimum hourly … Read more

Friday, 27th March 2015

Holiday Extras Germany CEO will step into the role of Non-Executive Director in January 2016

Martin Pundt with Matthew Pack

Tweet This week Holiday Extras in Germany has announced a change at the top level of its leadership team. In January 2016, CEO Martin Pundt plans to step into the role of Non-Executive Director after more than 13 years with the company. In this new capacity, he will assist and … Read more

Wednesday, 4th March 2015

High five for Holiday Extras in the Sunday Times Best Companies to work for list


Tweet It’s the UK’s market-leading travel add-ons company’s ninth time to be included on the list and Holiday Extras also achieves three-star ‘Extraordinary’ Best Companies accreditation for the third year running. The only way is up for Holiday Extras in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For list … Read more

Thursday, 22nd January 2015

Holiday Anxiety for 74% of British Holidaymakers


Tweet 1 in 5 blame public transport 20% criticise airport inefficiencies 18% of 25-34 year-olds have nearly missed their holiday flight and 8% don’t get inoculations As Brits rush to book their summer holidays and beat the January blues, Holiday Extras’ latest research shows that organising the annual family holiday … Read more

Thursday, 22nd January 2015

Holiday Extras wins ‘Best insurance provider’ for seventh year

Travel Weekly Globe Travel Awards 2015.

Tweet Holiday Extras scoops  a Travel Weekly Globe award for Best Insurance Provider for the seventh year running. The announcement was made at the glittering Travel Weekly Globe Awards’ ceremony, which was held at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Thursday 15 January. Comedian Jack Whitehall and Travel Weekly editor-in-chief Lucy … Read more