Holiday Extras news

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

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