Kent news

Holiday Extras sponsors promising young pole vaulter

Junior pole vaulting champion Ellie Gooding’s chance of competing on the international stage has been given a major boost with a sponsorship deal with Holiday Extras worth £1,000. Along with help towards her training, Holiday Extras is providing UK free parking and hotels throughout the 2014 season. Ellie, 17, from Folkestone, enjoyed a string ofContinue reading

Stowting Cricket Club storm to victory

Match: Steve Jackson hitting 95 not out, and Brian Cox taking 3 wickets for 23. Training has not been easy for the Stowting this season after a tree was blown down during storms last winter causing damage to the practice area. Sponsorship from local travel company, Holiday Extras, will go towards funding new training facilitiesContinue reading

Holiday Extras supports Kent charities Porchlight and Abbies’ Army

Holiday Extras recently presented two cheques for £750 for the local homelessness charity, Porchlight and to Ashford based children’s brain tumour research charity, Abbie’s Army. Emma Finch, Group People Executive at Holiday Extras, arranged the donations as part of the Best Companies submission. Emma commented: “Both Porchlight and Abbie’s Army are such worthwhile and hard-workingContinue reading

Holiday Extras team to raise £1,000 in charity abseil

A charity abseil from a Folkestone landmark in June by the Holiday Extras team will raise funds for Folkestone, Dover and Hythe Samaritans’ 50th anniversary. Holiday Extras has chosen to support The Samaritans by inviting volunteers from their team to jump off the roof of the Leas Cliff Hall events centre to the base ofContinue reading

M.A.D – Mums Against DIPG Challenge

Holiday Extras is supporting the Abbie’s Army M.A.D (Mums Against DIPG) Lakes Challenge, which will take place in between 25 -26 May, 2013. Twenty very special women, will attempt a complete crossing of the Lake District National Park from South to North this spring. They will be canoeing, cycling, walking, scrambling and abseiling. Steve Lawrence, Group CEOContinue reading

Five Times a Winner!

Holiday Extras was awarded the title of  Best Insurance Provider,  for the fifth consecutive year, at the Globe Travel Awards held last Thursday at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. The UK’s market-leading travel add-ons company scooped  the Best Insurance gong at the glittering ceremony hosted by Travel Weekly’s Group editor-in-chief Lucy Huxley and comedian Michael Mcintryre.Continue reading