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Holiday Extras team clean beach at Folkestone

A team from local travel extras company Holiday Extras partnered up with sustainability charity Surfers Against Sewage and Folkestone & Hythe Council to do a beach clean  at Folkestone to celebrate World Oceans Day on 8th June. World Oceans Day, which takes place every year, helps to  raise awareness about the crucial role that the

Holiday Extras Sounds the Alarm on Airport Parking Prices this Summer

  London and The South East Hit Hardest by Supply Constraints, Warns Major Travel Specialist Holiday Extras, the UK market leader in travel extras, today announced that according to its latest analysis, airport parking prices last month for Gatwick Airport were the highest for ten years. Parking prices for the airport surpassed an average of

HOLIDAY EXTRAS COMPLETES MANAGEMENT BUYOUT AT £100m

Management buyout places 55% of the company into an employee benefit trust Holiday Extras, the UK’s market leader for travel extras with more than 7m customers, today announces the completion of a management buyout which values the company at close to £100 million and places 55% of the company’s equity into an employee benefit trust.

Poppy’s Computer Appeal

Poppy Furr’s  appealing letter requesting help to buy replacement computers at her school, is rewarded by local travel tech company, Holiday Extras Eight year old Poppy Furr, who is in year four at Seabrook Primary School, decided to take action  when she heard that the school desperately needed to replace its old laptop computers before

Harry Reigns as Castaway Companion for Brits

Prince Harry is the Royal most Brits would like to be stranded on a desert island with, a study* has found today. The research with over 2,500 adults across the UK revealed that almost half (43 per cent) would chose to be shipwrecked with Harry ahead of his brother and sister-in-law William and Kate. In

‘Eye Spy’ More Holiday Tech

From advanced airport parking technology to helpful mobile apps, UK holidaymakers are looking to technology for stress free holidays. Almost one in five (17%)₁ of travellers would like to have their car hooked up to a webcam while they are away on holiday, according to new research released by travel extras specialist HolidayExtras.com today. The

Paul O’Grady Tops Travel Companion Poll

  Forget Keith Lemon, Olly Murs and Sandi Toksvig, the British celebrity that the nation want to holiday the most with is… Paul O’Grady! In the survey of more than 1,000* people conducted by leading travel extras specialist HolidayExtras.com, the poll shows that this national treasure was the most sought-after celebrity for people looking to

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Beast From The East led to Record Airport Hotel Bookings   

Holiday Extras sees a surge in bookings from email sent over the recent big freeze Holiday Extras’ bookings from email sends soared during the recent visit from the Beast from the East, with hotel year on year booking records smashed by 60% vs the same day last year. The email sent invited Holiday Extras’ customers

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Brits are backing responsible tourism

According to new research, 79 per cent of UK holidaymakers think that responsible tourism should be at the heart of tour operators and travel firms’ plans for the future. The survey of more than 2,000* people conducted by leading travel extras specialist HolidayExtras.com, is released at the same time as the effects of plastics on

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Brits need a Digital Detox on holiday

Almost a third (29 per cent) of holidaymakers from the UK believe they need to take a digital detox holiday in 2018, according to recent research. The  HolidayExtras.com survey of more than 2,000* people, one in ten (nine per cent) of those who thought that it might be a good idea to go completely offline on