Press Releases

Thursday, 27th October 2016

Brits Vote to Bypass Passport Control Queues

June 2016

Tweet UK poll respondents in favour of payable fast-track ticket at passport control Queue delays the most frustrating element of airport experience Reports that the Home Office is considering introducing a payable fast-track service at passport control points across UK airports has been met with controversy. Yet the research released … Read more

Friday, 23rd September 2016

Leanne Murfin is Holiday Extras’ new Partnership Development Manager


Tweet Holiday Extras announces the appointment Leanne Murfin as the new Partnership Development Manager for the North. Leanne will be out and about from next week meeting existing partners and attracting new business. Leanne joins Holiday Extras after a more than a dozen productive years working in the travel industry. … Read more

Friday, 23rd September 2016

Two Top Awards for Holiday Extras

TTG Travel Awards 2016. Photo by Steve Dunlop +447762084057

Tweet Holiday Extras scoops two industry Awards at Top Travel Event On September 19 Holiday Extras, the travel extras specialist, scooped two important travel industry gongs at the Travel Trade Gazette’s annual award ceremony:   Car Hire supplier of the Year and Travel Essentials Company of the Year. The glittering … Read more

Tuesday, 13th September 2016

Trade-Press: Holiday Extras first-ever Partner’s Day


Tweet Holiday Extras hosted its first-ever Partner’s Day at its head office campus in Kent this Thursday. Over a hundred of the company’s partners attended, including representatives from TUI, National Express, Easyjet and Monarch. Activities ran from the morning right through until the evening with one of the highlights being … Read more

Tuesday, 13th September 2016

Trade Press: Holiday Extras’ new insurance incentive launched

HX branded image

Tweet Holiday Extras has revealed the details of an exciting insurance incentive for all of its retail partners; with a grand prize of £2,000 worth of gift cards up for grabs and seven week’s worth of prizes totalling around £150* each. The incentive scheme is running from September 5 to … Read more

Monday, 5th September 2016

One in Four Brits Uninsured on Domestic Breaks

Beach huts at sunrise in Great Britain

Tweet As staycations continue to rise in popularity, a survey of almost 2,000 Brits has revealed today that one in four holidaymakers leave themselves exposed to potential financial loss by not taking out a basic holiday insurance for UK breaks. According to the research, commissioned by, 22 per cent … Read more

Tuesday, 30th August 2016

Yorkshire Workforces Stretched as Locals Boost the Bank Holiday Break

Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England -May 6th 2013:  Crowds flock to Weston-super-mare on Bank Holiday

Tweet Workplaces across the region are sure to have felt the strain this week, as almost half of Yorkshire folk are thought to have extended the Bank Holiday with additional leave.   According to a poll by the travel extras specialists,  44% of Yorkshire people look to make the … Read more

Thursday, 11th August 2016

Keep Calm and Travel On


Tweet All A-board! Pop-up Colouring Installation at London Victoria Spreads Zen to Tense Travellers One Third of Brits Admit to Suffering from Holiday Stress Named and Shamed – The Top Ten Causes for Travel Tension   A giant colouring board was installed at London Victoria on August 8, with the aim … Read more

Monday, 25th July 2016

Holiday Extras Soars to Victory

The Winning team!
Top row L to R - Paul Paddock - Insurance, Laurence Teeling - Travel consultant, Dominic Paine -Travel consultant, Luke Giles - Commercial Insight, Jason Parks - Email Marketing
Next row L to R - Ricky Harden - Email Marketing, Jack Morison - Software Tester, Rhys Morison – Travel Consultant (player of the tournament), Jack Morison – Web team, Amadeu Barbosa – Travel consultant

Tweet Holiday Extras are the new 2016 Aviation Cup titleholders. The football event, organised by Eastern Airways, was an open invite for July 16th to the aviation world nationwide. In a day of tough competition at the PowerLeague soccerdome in Derby; Holiday Extras played top teams including Skyscanner, tripadvisor, BMI … Read more

Monday, 25th July 2016

Holiday Extras celebrates ‘This Girl Can’

Jordon Mann (second on the left, front) with the Holiday Extras' netball team at the Folkestone Netball League, Three Hills Sports Centre.

Tweet Jordon Mann wins the Community Sport Project of the Year 2016. The team at local travel company Holiday Extras have another chance to breakaway from their desks, all thanks to netball-loving Jordon Mann who has worked for the company for the last two years. With a keen interest and … Read more