Press Releases

Holiday Extras Acquires Chauntry Software Business as Part of International Technology Expansion

HolidayExtras.com, the UK market leader for travel extras, today announced the acquisition of Chauntry, the global provider of booking systems to airports & car park operators The specific terms of the purchase were not disclosed.   Chauntry is the globe’s leading provider of parking booking systems and operates at over 80 airports worldwide. Processing tensContinue reading

Travel Specialist, Holiday Extras Acquires Purple Parking Brand and Website

As Part of a Pre-Packaged Deal, Market Leader Holiday Extras Steps in to Salvage PurpleParking’s Online Airport Parking Business Holiday Extras, the UK’s market leader of travel extras for the last 35 years, today announced the acquisition of Purple Parking’s brand and website, www.purpleparking.com The deal has been successfully completed via a pre-packaged administration sale.Continue reading

Holiday Extras Reports Record Growth

Summer ‘17 delivers extraordinary results for UK Holiday Company Despite turbulent times for the holiday industry, leading travel specialist HolidayExtras.com, has continued to break sales’ records this summer.  The company is reporting a significant year on year rise in revenue and delivered unprecedented peaks in bookings, with the organisation hitting a record turnover peak ofContinue reading

Brits’ Favourite Holiday Books Revealed

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 cent) read three or more booksContinue reading

TTG Top Travel Industry Awards for Holiday Extras

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 at the West End’s Lyceum TheatreContinue reading

Cassie Goodwin joins the Holiday Extras team

Cassie Goodwin joins the Holiday Extras team

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,  encouraging cruise sales to increase byContinue reading

Airline Space Invaders are the Biggest Bother

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 travellers who kick the back ofContinue reading

Brits Vote to Fine Boozed-up Aircraft Boarders

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 exempt from fines, with nearly halfContinue reading

Travellers Agree on Airline Nuts Ban

–    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 nuts on airlines, a survey releasedContinue reading