Press Releases

Thursday, 24th September 2015

Holiday Extras inks new parking contract with Stansted Airport


Tweet Holiday Extras is delighted to announce a new parking contract with Stansted Airport. The deal follows the doubling of booking growth for the market leader of holiday add-ons over the last ten years at Stansted. In addition, the parking growth in partnership with Holiday Extras at the UK’s 4th … Read more

Saturday, 19th September 2015

58% of Brits are happy for airlines to weigh passengers at check-in

Tweet 6% say charging extra based on weight would encourage them to use an airline Following the news that Uzbekistan Airways is set to introduce special passenger weighing machines at departure gates, the latest poll by Holiday Extras has revealed that the majority of Brits (58%) would not object to … Read more

Friday, 14th August 2015

Airport Passengers Check in on Alcohol Consumption

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Tweet Research by Holiday Extras reveals rowdy passengers may not be who you’d expect! As excessive drinking in airports continues to dominate this summer’s headlines, new research from Holiday Extras has today revealed that the scale of the issue may be even greater than first feared. What’s more, the identity … Read more

Thursday, 30th July 2015

Holiday Extras Germany appoints new Managing Director


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


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


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

Sian Osborne, Travel Consultant at Holiday Extras

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


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