Press Releases

The Travel Foundation visits Holiday Extras

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 about the projects already supported andContinue reading

Brits Call for Penalties for Late Boarders

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 extras specialist HolidayExtras.com, more than oneContinue reading

Security and passport control

Half of British Holidaymakers Choose Safety over Speed

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, 32 per cent of Brits admittedContinue reading

Greek restaurants at night

How inclusive is “All Inclusive” poll

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 (16 per cent) believe an all-inclusiveContinue reading

National Fish and Chip Day is Batter at Holiday Extras

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 pop up beach huts, complemented theContinue reading

Brits vote Leave (or is it to stay?)

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 holiday if they had to sitContinue reading

Lambs visit this spring, raising funds for hospice

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 the opportunity to go outside inContinue reading

FIGHT OR FLIGHT?

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 to a poll* conducted by travelContinue reading

Holiday Extras’ Space Lounge

“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 – ​from basic cabins to luxuriously equippedContinue reading