Press Releases

Thursday, 12th October 2017

Brits’ Favourite Holiday Books Revealed

Tweet The nation’s favourite read has been named as Jane Austen’s classic, Pride and Prejudice, in a poll* of over 7,000 people released today after receiving over a quarter (26 per cent) of votes. The research, undertaken by travel specialists Holiday Extras, revealed that over half of us (57 per … Read more

Wednesday, 20th September 2017

TTG Top Travel Industry Awards for Holiday Extras

Tweet Holiday Extras awarded Gongs for Car Hire and Travel Essentials Holiday Extras, the travel extras specialist has scooped Car Hire supplier of the Year and Travel Essentials Company of the Year for the second year running at the Travel Trade Gazette’s annual awards. The glittering award ceremony was held … Read more

Thursday, 7th September 2017

Cassie Goodwin joins the Holiday Extras team

Cassie Goodwin joins the Holiday Extras team

Tweet Holiday Extras, the UK’s leading travel add-ons provider, announced today that it has appointed Cassie Goodwin as the new Partnerships Development Manager for the South. Cassie joins Holiday Extras after a seven year travel industry career with Thomson – where she worked her way to become an assistant manager, … Read more

Wednesday, 6th September 2017

Airline Space Invaders are the Biggest Bother

Tweet Over a third of Brits admit that fellow airline passengers who recline their seats too far back are the most likely to cause annoyance. In the HolidayExtras.com survey of nearly 5,000 people*, 37 per cent regarded selfish passengers who reclined their seats too much as the biggest irritation, with … Read more

Saturday, 26th August 2017

Brits Vote to Fine Boozed-up Aircraft Boarders

Tweet Nearly all of UK holidaymakers (95 per cent) think that drunk airline passengers should be fined for unruly behaviour onboard. Research from a poll of over 3,000 people undertaken by travel specialists, Holiday Extras*, has revealed that only 5 per cent of people think that drunk passengers should be … Read more

Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

Travellers Agree on Airline Nuts Ban

Tweet –    65 per cent of Brits agree with the move to ban nuts on airlines –    43 per cent call for all airlines to become allergen free –    10 per cent vote for stringent training for cabin crews Following recent news about the call to ban … Read more

Monday, 21st August 2017

The Travel Foundation visits Holiday Extras

Tweet Travel company Holiday Extras has supported the Travel Foundation over the last six years with a massive £350,000 raised by generous Holiday Extras’ customers for the charity during that time. This week Graeme Jackson head of partnerships, with the Travel Foundation, visited Holiday Extras to speak to the team … Read more

Monday, 7th August 2017

Brits Call for Penalties for Late Boarders

Tweet Holidaymakers flying from UK airports have no time for latecomers this summer, according to research released today. Over a third (39 per cent) of Brits state that late-boarders are so infuriating that they deserve some form of penalty. In the survey of more than 4,500* people by the travel … Read more

Monday, 7th August 2017

Holiday Extras Visit The Travel Foundation’s projects in Turkey

Tweet Caroline and Abigail from Holiday Extras travelled to Fethiye with Sabina from Girl vs Globe to learn more about the Travel Foundation’s projects To mark the the UN’s ‘Year of Sustainable Tourism’ and the £350,000 raised by generous Holiday Extras’ customers for  the Travel Foundation over the last six … Read more

Tuesday, 18th July 2017

Half of British Holidaymakers Choose Safety over Speed

Security and passport control

Tweet Following recent news that digital scanners may replace manual airport security checks at UK airports, a poll released today reveals that 47 per cent of the UK public are against the idea and would prefer to brave the queues. From the 14,000* people polled by travel extras specialists HolidayExtras.com, … Read more