Holiday Extras news

Tuesday, 9th February 2016

Holiday Extras launches its newly designed agent website with a concert ticket prize worth £300!

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Tweet Holiday Extras has announced a major rejig of its agents’ website, which incorporates a number of new selling tools. Now agents can tempt customers with a variety of much improved product images as well as videos that talk through the nitty gritty of product information. These innovations help agents … 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

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

Thursday, 5th November 2015

Brits Less Likely to Make Airport Purchases

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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