Press Releases

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

Saturday, 17th June 2017

How inclusive is “All Inclusive” poll

Greek restaurants at night

Tweet Following the recent news that a British couple thought that their all-inclusive holiday booking entitled them to complimentary food and drink across the whole island of Rhodes, rather than just at their hotel. A poll released today by travel extras specialist HolidayExtras.com*, reveals that almost one in five people … Read more

Friday, 2nd June 2017

National Fish and Chip Day is Batter at Holiday Extras

Tweet Holiday Extras celebrated National Fish and Chip Day this Friday 2nd June when they invited a local chippy to serve the nation’s favourite for the team’s lunch. And the fun didn’t stop there…everyone was invited to sport their favourite beachwear for the occasion and a beach area, created with … Read more

Monday, 15th May 2017

Brits vote Leave (or is it to stay?)

Tweet Over a third of UK holidaymakers would cancel their holiday if they had to sit next to a politician on the plane! With the General Election fast-approaching and politicians hitting the campaign trail with gusto, research has revealed that over a third of Brits would vote to cancel their … Read more

Thursday, 20th April 2017

Lambs visit this spring, raising funds for hospice

Tweet Spring ​Lambs visited Holiday Extras​ in April, when ​a flock of six little lambs were brought in from a local farm for a little socialising. The event proved to be very popular with everyone – ​Mel Pattenden, ​Insurance trainer, pictured with​ ​​a ​lamb, said: “​It’s great that we had … Read more

Thursday, 20th April 2017

FIGHT OR FLIGHT?

Tweet A quarter of passengers wouldn’t accept compensation to reschedule a flight Just days after United Airlines offered passengers a financial reward to leave an overbooked flight from Louisville, research has revealed that 23 per cent of Brits would not accept any form of compensation to leave a plane. According … Read more

Saturday, 1st April 2017

Holiday Extras’ Space Lounge

Tweet “With the future of travel moving further away from your standard package holiday, our innovations always keep us ahead of the game and that’s exactly what we have achieved with our state-of-the-art space station lounge. With commercial flights to space right round the corner, our lounge is set to cater for all tastes … Read more