Polls

responsible tourism poll

Brits are backing responsible tourism

According to new research, 79 per cent of UK holidaymakers think that responsible tourism should be at the heart of tour operators and travel firms’ plans for the future. The survey of more than 2,000* people conducted by leading travel extras specialist HolidayExtras.com, is released at the same time as the effects of plastics onContinue reading

Digital detox

Brits need a Digital Detox on holiday

Almost a third (29 per cent) of holidaymakers from the UK believe they need to take a digital detox holiday in 2018, according to recent research. The  HolidayExtras.com survey of more than 2,000* people, one in ten (nine per cent) of those who thought that it might be a good idea to go completely offline onContinue reading

Brits Holidaying Habits Revealed

Nearly half of Brits favour long-haul holidays 40 per cent opt for two-week getaways Spain remains staple holiday destination for Brits As we enter the New Year and spend January planning and booking our next trips, new research reveals exactly the kind of breaks that holidaymakers will be taking this year. The research, undertaken byContinue reading

Brits’ Favourite Holiday Books Revealed

The nation’s favourite read has been named as Jane Austen’s classic, Pride and Prejudice, in a poll* of over 7,000 people released today after receiving over a quarter (26 per cent) of votes. The research, undertaken by travel specialists Holiday Extras, revealed that over half of us (57 per cent) read three or more booksContinue reading

Airline Space Invaders are the Biggest Bother

Over a third of Brits admit that fellow airline passengers who recline their seats too far back are the most likely to cause annoyance. In the HolidayExtras.com survey of nearly 5,000 people*, 37 per cent regarded selfish passengers who reclined their seats too much as the biggest irritation, with travellers who kick the back ofContinue reading

Brits Vote to Fine Boozed-up Aircraft Boarders

Nearly all of UK holidaymakers (95 per cent) think that drunk airline passengers should be fined for unruly behaviour onboard. Research from a poll of over 3,000 people undertaken by travel specialists, Holiday Extras*, has revealed that only 5 per cent of people think that drunk passengers should be exempt from fines, with nearly halfContinue reading

Travellers Agree on Airline Nuts Ban

–    65 per cent of Brits agree with the move to ban nuts on airlines –    43 per cent call for all airlines to become allergen free –    10 per cent vote for stringent training for cabin crews Following recent news about the call to ban nuts on airlines, a survey releasedContinue 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

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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