Polls

Monday, 7th August 2017

Brits Call for Penalties for Late Boarders

Tweet 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 … Read more

Tuesday, 18th July 2017

Half of British Holidaymakers Choose Safety over Speed

Security and passport control

Tweet 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, … Read more

Saturday, 17th June 2017

How inclusive is “All Inclusive” poll

Greek restaurants at night

Tweet 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 … Read more

Monday, 15th May 2017

Brits vote Leave (or is it to stay?)

Tweet 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 … Read more

Thursday, 20th April 2017

FIGHT OR FLIGHT?

Tweet 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 … Read more

Monday, 20th March 2017

Holidaying with a partner – the happiest of times

Holiday Extras customers in an airport lounge

Tweet Holiday Extras’ latest poll confirms Brits’ preferred travel chums for International Day of Happiness Almost two thirds of Brits (59 per cent) share their happiest holiday memories with their partners a survey has revealed, ahead of International Day of Happiness (20th March). Celebrated for the laughs shared, the sights seen … Read more

Friday, 25th November 2016

Nothing “batter” than the scent of Fish and Chips

Tweet   Brits Believe Their Country Smells of Fish and Chips to Tourists As Britain prepares to welcome tourists from abroad in the run up to Christmas and New Year; a new survey of almost 5,000 people has revealed that Brits believe that the scent that the UK’s visitors will … Read more

Monday, 7th November 2016

Britain’s Most Travelled Food Revealed

Tweet From Yorkshire Tea to Cornish Pasties – Britain’s Most Travelled Food Revealed Concerns under Brexit for the future of household food brands such as Marmite and Pot Noodle, have sparked a new poll by HolidayExtras.com which reveals the foods that Brits just can’t do without on holiday. When asked … Read more

Tuesday, 1st November 2016

Car Park Confusion Clouds Safety Knowledge

Tweet Nine out of 10 Brits surveyed were unable to identify the correct parking safety standards Research involving more than 800 members of the public has revealed 90 per cent are unable to identify the national award given to safe and secure parking facilities. The correct safety standard for car parking … Read more

Thursday, 27th October 2016

Brits Vote to Bypass Passport Control Queues

Tweet UK poll respondents in favour of payable fast-track ticket at passport control Queue delays the most frustrating element of airport experience Reports that the Home Office is considering introducing a payable fast-track service at passport control points across UK airports has been met with controversy. Yet the research released … Read more