Press Releases

Thursday, 21st August 2014

Holiday Extras adds management breadth and strength

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Tweet Matthew Pack and Simon Hagger appointed to Group board The Holiday Extras Group board is pleased to announce two significant appointments designed to bring further strength and breadth to the senior management team – Matthew Pack, CEO of Holiday Extras, and Simon Hagger, CEO for Holiday Extras Shortbreaks are … Read more

Monday, 18th August 2014

Three quarters of British holidaymakers slam airport security

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Tweet Only 22% have complete confidence in the process and staff British holidaymakers are cynical and dissatisfied with stringent airport security rules, with a mere 25% saying they believe it completely necessary and effective. Independent research commissioned by Holiday Extras, found that passing through airport security is rated one of … Read more

Thursday, 14th August 2014

Holiday Extras launch hassle-free travel app

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Tweet Holiday Extras has now made it even easier to plan and book holiday add-ons with the launch of its free app for iOS and Android devices. The Holiday Extras App allows holidaymakers to reserve hotels and book airport parking and lounges, on the go. All reservation details can be … Read more

Tuesday, 12th August 2014

Holiday Extras appoints new Head of Airline Business Development

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Tweet Holiday Extras announces the appointment of Peter Smith, in the new role of Head of Airline Business Development. Peter will be responsible for developing airline partnerships to deliver tailored, Holiday Extras’ airport parking, lounge, hotel and insurance white labels for their customers. Former Head of Sales UK at CarTrawler, … Read more

Monday, 11th August 2014

Industry expert shares Agile UX design experience with Holiday Extras team

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Tweet The team at travel company Holiday Extras welcomed Jeff Gothelf, an industry expert in Agile UX design, for three days of workshops and talks last week. Jeff Gothelf of US-based Neo Innovations, demonstrated ‘Lean UX’; a concept inspired by Lean and Agile development theories. The idea encourages teams to … Read more

Monday, 14th July 2014

Holiday Extras wins the Travel Trade Crusade 2014

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Tweet On Friday July 11, a team from Holiday Extras set off from Kent to drive through six countries over three days in the annual Travel Trade Crusade. Travel industry professionals from all over the country vied to drive the craziest cars and raise funds for local charities. The Holiday Extras … Read more

Monday, 16th June 2014

Last-minute deals for airport hotels including parking for the summer getaway

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Tweet With the school summer holiday fast approaching, Holiday Extras reassures families that there are still some excellent airport hotel deals that include holiday parking available – even though demand is high. One night’s stay for two adults and two children on July 26 in a 4-star mystery hotel at … Read more

Wednesday, 11th June 2014

Meet and Greet anxieties?

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Tweet Holiday Extras advice is to book with a reputable company Recent warnings by insurers to users of Meet and Greet services at UK airports are unnecessarily alarmist, according to Holiday Extras. Sean Hagger, Commercial Director at Holiday Extras commented: “While most personal car insurance policies do not cover valet … Read more

Monday, 2nd June 2014

Children can travel FREE to the airport by train

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Tweet All children under the age of five, and up to two under 16’s, can travel free with two paying adults, when booking advanced train fares to the airport with Holiday Extras’ Airports by Rail. Holiday travellers can save up to 20% compared to a normal priced train fare when … Read more

Thursday, 29th May 2014

Don’t believe the Mumbo Jumbo about airport parking prices

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Tweet Booking airport parking with Holiday Extras means making savings across the board – some parking prices have even gone down since 2012 Following recent headlines that airport parking prices have increased, people might worry about dropping their car off at the airport before jetting off on holiday. But for … Read more