Holiday Extras news

Tuesday, 26th August 2014

Holiday Extras sponsors promising young pole vaulter

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Tweet Junior pole vaulting champion Ellie Gooding’s chance of competing on the international stage has been given a major boost with a sponsorship deal with Holiday Extras worth £1,000. Along with help towards her training, Holiday Extras is providing UK free parking and hotels throughout the 2014 season. Ellie, 17, … Read more

Thursday, 21st August 2014

Holiday Extras adds management breadth and strength

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Tweet Matthew Pack and Simon Hagger appointed to Group board The Holiday Extras Group board is pleased to announce two significant appointments designed to bring further strength and breadth to the senior management team – Matthew Pack, CEO of Holiday Extras, and Simon Hagger, CEO for Holiday Extras Shortbreaks are … Read more

Tuesday, 12th August 2014

Holiday Extras appoints new Head of Airline Business Development

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Tweet Holiday Extras announces the appointment of Peter Smith, in the new role of Head of Airline Business Development. Peter will be responsible for developing airline partnerships to deliver tailored, Holiday Extras’ airport parking, lounge, hotel and insurance white labels for their customers. Former Head of Sales UK at CarTrawler, … Read more

Monday, 11th August 2014

Industry expert shares Agile UX design experience with Holiday Extras team

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Tweet The team at travel company Holiday Extras welcomed Jeff Gothelf, an industry expert in Agile UX design, for three days of workshops and talks last week. Jeff Gothelf of US-based Neo Innovations, demonstrated ‘Lean UX’; a concept inspired by Lean and Agile development theories. The idea encourages teams to … Read more

Monday, 14th July 2014

Holiday Extras wins the Travel Trade Crusade 2014

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Tweet On Friday July 11, a team from Holiday Extras set off from Kent to drive through six countries over three days in the annual Travel Trade Crusade. Travel industry professionals from all over the country vied to drive the craziest cars and raise funds for local charities. The Holiday Extras … Read more

Wednesday, 11th June 2014

Meet and Greet anxieties?

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Tweet Holiday Extras advice is to book with a reputable company Recent warnings by insurers to users of Meet and Greet services at UK airports are unnecessarily alarmist, according to Holiday Extras. Sean Hagger, Commercial Director at Holiday Extras commented: “While most personal car insurance policies do not cover valet … Read more

Thursday, 29th May 2014

Don’t believe the Mumbo Jumbo about airport parking prices

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Tweet Booking airport parking with Holiday Extras means making savings across the board – some parking prices have even gone down since 2012 Following recent headlines that airport parking prices have increased, people might worry about dropping their car off at the airport before jetting off on holiday. But for … Read more

Friday, 9th May 2014

Record bookings point to a fruitful summer for the travel industry

Holidays Extras CEO Matthew Pack.Credit: Professional Images

Tweet Holiday Extras sees a surge in booking On 6 May 2014, Holiday Extras made a record-breaking number of bookings. The company saw a 7% increase in bookings compared to its last all-time record day on 1st April this year. And partners, particularly the online travel brands, are also seeing … Read more

Tuesday, 29th April 2014

Local students become developers for the day with Holiday Extras

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Tweet Computer science students from Brockhill Park College, Hythe, put their programming skills to the test during an open industry day on Friday 25 April, at local travel company Holiday Extras. They were challenged to become a ‘developer for a day’ and demonstrate how the computer programming they have learned … Read more

Monday, 3rd March 2014

Holiday Extras makes the top ten in the “Sunday Times Best Companies”

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Tweet The UK’s market-leading travel add-ons company makes the list for the eighth time and achieves three-star ‘Extraordinary’ Best Companies accreditation Holiday Extras has exceeded its own success in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For survey by being listed at number 10 – Last year the company … Read more