Press Releases

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

Tuesday, 10th March 2015

Cracking UK airport hotel deals for last-minute Easter holidays

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Tweet In the rush to book a last-minute holiday deal for this Easter don’t forget to make travel easier and book a hotel for the night before the flight as well as holiday parking with Holiday Extras. Holiday Extras offers some attractive hotel room rates for the Easter weekend; including a … 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

Thursday, 22nd January 2015

Holiday Anxiety for 74% of British Holidaymakers

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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

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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

Thursday, 18th December 2014

Comedy Horse racing idea wins the HX/AWS Hackathon!

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Tweet The team at travel company Holiday Extras in Hythe have recently completed their first hackathon arranged by Head of IT, Damien Turner and run by the web giant Amazon. The Hackathon lasted for the full day and the intention was to get together to hack some interesting solutions on … Read more

Wednesday, 26th November 2014

Holiday Extras is the first to sign up to Porchlight’s Employability Sponsor Scheme.

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Tweet The innovative new scheme – which engages the support of local businesses to help young people and adults back into employment – was launched today when staff from Holiday Extras visited one of Porchlight’s accommodation projects in Dover. As well as providing funding, Holiday Extras will offer the expertise … Read more

Wednesday, 19th November 2014

Babies boom in the Garden of England

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Tweet Travel company Holiday Extras announce a bumper crop of babies this year with 14 newborns delivered in 2014 –  three times the UK national birth rate! 380 people work at the Kent-based company and there are seven more babies due to arrive before the end of this year. New … Read more

Friday, 14th November 2014

Steve Lawrence celebrates two decades with Holiday Extras

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Tweet The UK’s market leading holiday add-ons company, Holiday Extras celebrates 31 years in the business this year and a large part of the success that it enjoys today can be directly contributed to Steve Lawrence – formerly CEO and now deputy chairman. It’s been 20 years this November since … Read more

Thursday, 13th November 2014

Airport Lounge infographic

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