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To love and to cherish – as long as it's on a beach

Forget love, honour and obey – all British people want from their first days of married life is sun, sea and sand. A massive 56 per cent of those asked what their dream honeymoon destination would be by HolidayExtras.com chose a secluded beach and it most definitely had to be abroad. The beach particularly appealedContinue reading

Holiday Extras and Peel Airports agree new long-term deal

Holiday Extras, the UK’s market-leading travel add-ons provider, and Peel Airports Ltd have signed a new long-term partnership agreement, offering travellers flying from Liverpool, Doncaster Sheffield and Durham Tees Valley airports some of the best airport parking deals on the market. Holiday Extras and Peel have been working together for eight years and together haveContinue reading

UK travellers support sustainable tourism, says poll

Nearly 60% of UK travellers are in favour of combining holidays with charity work abroad, according to a poll carried out by HolidayExtras.com. Fifty eight per cent of customers surveyed agreed that “volun-tourism” can make a difference and would be a fantastic experience. Support for sustainable travel is further reinforced by the success of theContinue reading

Matt’s thrilled to be a top geek

An IT expert from HolidayExtras.com has been named one of the world’s top 10 geeks – and he’s over the moon about it. Matt Palmer, the company’s technical development manager, achieved the rating after giving help and advice to fellow techies online. He has worked for the leading holiday add-ons provider, based in Newingreen, forContinue reading

Amazing deals at Europe's best airport hotel

The Sofitel at Heathrow terminal 5 has been named the best airport hotel in Europe – and holidaymakers can stay there for less than £100 a night. HolidayExtras.com is offering rooms at the five-star hotel for an incredible £94.80* at weekends throughout August. The hotel, which is connected to terminal 5 by a covered walkway,Continue reading

Scrimping stags and hens' high expectations

It appears that stag and hen dos are not immune to spending cuts, a new poll from HolidayExtras.com has found. Despite the fact that the majority of those asked fancy a trip abroad, almost a quarter (23%) of people would not want to spend more than £100 on a weekend away to celebrate theirs orContinue reading

Rescue dogs have their day at HolidayExtras.com

Rescue greyhounds bounded around the HolidayExtras.com office on Friday during a fundraising day in aid of deserving dogs. Web project manager Lena Raske and her helpers raised £297 for Kent Greyhound Rescue to help pay for medical treatment for Holly, a greyhound who had been abused. The Appledore charity saved the dog’s life, and sheContinue reading

Mums more fearful of flying

As millions of British travellers prepare to fly off on their holidays, HolidayExtras.com has found that mums suffer from a heightened fear of flying, with 11% of mums admitting that their fear of flying has escalated since having children. This is despite recent assurances from The International Air Transport Association (IATA) that aircraft travel isContinue reading