Press Releases

Monday, 14th July 2014

Holiday Extras wins the Travel Trade Crusade 2014


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

Holidays Extras CEO Matthew Pack.Credit: Professional Images

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

Monday, 19th May 2014

Holiday Extras enjoys dramatic growth in Meet and Greet services

Holiday Extras customers at the airport.Credit: Professional Images

Tweet Holiday Extras advises holiday travellers to book Meet and Greet parking with a reputable supplier and not to be discouraged because of the handful of rogue operators who have recently hit the headlines. To ensure peace of mind before booking Meet and Greet always check the company’s credentials; Length … Read more

Friday, 16th May 2014

Stuart Gray – Joins the Holiday Extras team


Tweet Holiday Extras recently welcomed Stuart Gray as Compliance Executive in its insurance team. Stuart will be responsible for ensuring Holiday Extras and its appointed representatives comply with regulatory requirements and that the best outcomes are achieved for their customers every step of the way. Before joining Holiday Extras, Stuart … Read more

Tuesday, 13th May 2014

Jenni Groves – Joins the Holiday Extras insurance team


Tweet Holiday Extras has appointed Jenni Groves as Key Account Manager in its insurance team. Jenni’s role will be to strengthen the existing relationship with key partners, bringing on board new clients and helping to improve the online performance of the Essential Travel brand. Over the last five years, Jenni … Read more

Friday, 9th May 2014

Record bookings point to a fruitful summer for the travel industry

Holidays Extras CEO Matthew Pack.Credit: Professional Images

Tweet Holiday Extras sees a surge in booking On 6 May 2014, Holiday Extras made a record-breaking number of bookings. The company saw a 7% increase in bookings compared to its last all-time record day on 1st April this year. And partners, particularly the online travel brands, are also seeing … Read more

Tuesday, 29th April 2014

Local students become developers for the day with Holiday Extras


Tweet Computer science students from Brockhill Park College, Hythe, put their programming skills to the test during an open industry day on Friday 25 April, at local travel company Holiday Extras. They were challenged to become a ‘developer for a day’ and demonstrate how the computer programming they have learned … Read more