Polls

Friday, 12th June 2015

Banksy Best for Bristol Airport

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Tweet South West residents call for street artist to boost the city’s international profile The latest mark on the city of Bristol made by acclaimed street artist Banksy has been revealed – with more than a quarter of Bristol residents voting to rename the local airport in his honour. This … Read more

Friday, 29th May 2015

Pardonnez-me? Brits’ shoddy language skills mean they miss out abroad

Simple tasks like ordering food leave Brits tongue-tied

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Tweet 18% don’t make the most of their holiday due to language barriers Britons’ notoriety for poor foreign language skills appears to be justified following recent research by Holiday Extras. A survey of over 4,000 holiday travellers has revealed that 18% of holidaymakers don’t get the most out of their … Read more

Tuesday, 28th April 2015

25% of Brits don’t drop the diet even when they’re on holiday

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Tweet Holidays are traditionally about letting go and enjoying a break away from the rigours of everyday life, including dieting and calorie counting. However, recent research carried out by Holiday Extras reveals that over a quarter of Brits (26%) continue to diet while they are away. Women are the most … Read more

Monday, 30th March 2015

London opinion poll hints at surprising General Election result

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Tweet 86% wouldn’t go on holiday with any of the party leaders With just a month to go until polling day, London’s holiday travellers have revealed their favoured party leaders. Holiday Extras, the UK’s number one for airport hotels and parking, asked over 1,200 customers living in London who they … Read more

Thursday, 22nd January 2015

Holiday Anxiety for 74% of British Holidaymakers

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Tweet 1 in 5 blame public transport 20% criticise airport inefficiencies 18% of 25-34 year-olds have nearly missed their holiday flight and 8% don’t get inoculations As Brits rush to book their summer holidays and beat the January blues, Holiday Extras’ latest research shows that organising the annual family holiday … Read more

Friday, 26th September 2014

Holidaymakers of 2015 will book early and are saving now

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Tweet Research from ABTA and Holiday Extras reveals Brits as early bird bookers The latest customer poll from Holiday Extras, alongside the recent research from The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA, shows that savvy holiday-makers are planning, and saving, ahead to make the most of the best deals. Consumer research … Read more

Monday, 18th August 2014

Three quarters of British holidaymakers slam airport security

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Tweet Only 22% have complete confidence in the process and staff British holidaymakers are cynical and dissatisfied with stringent airport security rules, with a mere 25% saying they believe it completely necessary and effective. Independent research commissioned by Holiday Extras, found that passing through airport security is rated one of … Read more

Monday, 3rd March 2014

Destination Red Carpet!

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Tweet Brits inspired by celebrity travel, reveals survey by Holiday Extras  –       Nearly a third of Brits voted Lewis Hamilton as the most travelled celeb of 2013 –       33% of Brits dream of a holiday in the Seychelles –       ½ of Brits (49%) would sit next to Michael Palin on … Read more

Monday, 16th December 2013

Brits travel lighter this Christmas!

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Tweet Christmas abroad and luggage restrictions mean fewer and smaller presents More than half of Brits said holidaying abroad would impact gift-giving 40% of men aged 18-30 buy fewer presents 15% of men aged 18-30 buy smaller presents According to a new survey from Holiday Extras more than half (53%) … Read more

Friday, 26th July 2013

High anxiety: Brits find holiday build-up distressing

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Tweet 94% of UK holidaymakers claim to be stressed before departure Jetting off on holiday should be the easiest thing in the world. However,  according to recent research by Holiday Extras, a combination of worries about the journey, anxiety about passports, flight delays and uncertainty over excess luggage fees, spoils … Read more