Press Releases

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

Friday, 17th July 2015

Holiday Extras offers hints and tips to avoid driving nightmares on holiday

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Tweet Only half of Brits understand Spanish speed limits Hints and tips for avoiding traffic infringements on your summer holiday With the summer holiday season on our doorstep, new research from Holiday Extras* has revealed that thousands of holidaymakers will be liable to large fines on the annual summer holiday … Read more

Friday, 12th June 2015

Banksy Best for Bristol Airport

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Tweet South West residents call for street artist to boost the city’s international profile The latest mark on the city of Bristol made by acclaimed street artist Banksy has been revealed – with more than a quarter of Bristol residents voting to rename the local airport in his honour. This … Read more

Friday, 29th May 2015

Pardonnez-me? Brits’ shoddy language skills mean they miss out abroad

Simple tasks like ordering food leave Brits tongue-tied

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Tweet 18% don’t make the most of their holiday due to language barriers Britons’ notoriety for poor foreign language skills appears to be justified following recent research by Holiday Extras. A survey of over 4,000 holiday travellers has revealed that 18% of holidaymakers don’t get the most out of their … Read more

Friday, 22nd May 2015

Holiday Extras celebrates Living Wage commitment

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Tweet The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that the Hythe-based travel company Holiday Extras is now an accredited Living Wage employer. The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Holiday Extras, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or third-party contractors and suppliers; receive a minimum hourly … Read more

Monday, 11th May 2015

Holiday Extras now offers car hire booking system with Flexible

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Tweet Holiday Extras has teamed up with the UK’s biggest trade only car hire broker, Flexible Autos, to provide TUI travel agents with the ability to book car hire through their existing Holiday Extras booking platform. The new arrangement delivers a smarter, simpler and improved booking portal – with the … Read more

Tuesday, 28th April 2015

25% of Brits don’t drop the diet even when they’re on holiday

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Tweet Holidays are traditionally about letting go and enjoying a break away from the rigours of everyday life, including dieting and calorie counting. However, recent research carried out by Holiday Extras reveals that over a quarter of Brits (26%) continue to diet while they are away. Women are the most … Read more

Monday, 30th March 2015

London opinion poll hints at surprising General Election result

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Tweet 86% wouldn’t go on holiday with any of the party leaders With just a month to go until polling day, London’s holiday travellers have revealed their favoured party leaders. Holiday Extras, the UK’s number one for airport hotels and parking, asked over 1,200 customers living in London who they … Read more

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