Tuesday, 12th August 2014

Holiday Extras appoints new Head of Airline Business Development


Tweet Holiday Extras announces the appointment of Peter Smith, in the new role of Head of Airline Business Development. Peter will be responsible for developing airline partnerships to deliver tailored, Holiday Extras’ airport parking, lounge, hotel and insurance white labels for their customers. Former Head of Sales UK at CarTrawler, … Read more

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

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

Monday, 24th February 2014

Agents’ night to remember at the Brits with Holiday Extras


Tweet Last Wednesday night the agents who have booked the most add-ons with Holiday Extras over the year enjoyed a fantastic night out at the Brit Awards 2014. Eight Thomas Cook top bookers attended the event and eight from TUI as well as agents from Bath Travel, Dawson & Sanderson, … Read more

Friday, 14th February 2014

Holiday Extras has love in-store for Thomas Cook

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Tweet There was certainly a lot of love between local travel companies Holiday Extras and the Canterbury branch of Thomas Cook this Valentine’s Day -  when Carly James, the new partnerships development manager at Holiday Extras, went back to the floor for the day loaded with gifts and prizes. The … Read more

Tuesday, 14th January 2014

Carly James joins the Holiday Extras team

Carly James

Tweet Holiday Extras has appointed Carly James as a new Partnerships Development Manager. Carly’s main focus will be managing our new relationship with Thomas Cook as well as some key existing partnerships with Travelsupermarket and the AA. Carly has worked in the travel industry for over 11 years. Her passion … Read more

Wednesday, 11th December 2013

Holiday Extras acquires Essential Travel from Thomas Cook and inks exclusive agreement

Holidays Extras CEO Matthew Pack.Credit: Professional Images

Tweet Holiday Extras today finalised the acquisition of Essential Travel in a deal worth in excess of £2 million (subject to regulatory approval from the FCA). Essential Travel is a specialist travel company offering holiday add–ons and has been owned by Thomas Cook for the last three years. As part … Read more

Wednesday, 23rd October 2013

Winning agents enjoy a Wicked night out with Holiday Extras


Tweet Standing ovations were an essential element of the Holiday Extras 30th Anniversary Incentive trip to Wicked at the Apollo Victoria last Wednesday.  30 lucky top-booking agents enjoyed the show and night’s stay in London.  Gracie Hurrel, from Thompsons at Great Yarmouth, who was treated by Holidays Extras to a … Read more

Tuesday, 15th October 2013

Holiday Extras Insurance receives Star Award

Andrea Clayton and Clair Purvis collect the Holiday Extras award from Chris Gascoine - Sales Executive at Travel Bulletin

Tweet Holiday Extras has been celebrated once again as travel agents’ favourite supplier of holiday insurance in the Travel Bulletin Star Awards. Andrea Clayton, head of insurance  at Holiday Extras, collected the award at the ceremony at London’s Landmark Hotel on October 7. Andrea Clayton said, “Winning a Travel Bulletin … Read more