Polls

Wednesday, 1st June 2016

Brits Drastically Underestimating Healthcare Costs Abroad

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Tweet Half of Brits don’t purchase travel insurance US medical treatments underestimated by up to £65,000 Spanish medical treatments underestimated by up to £21,000 With the summer holidays just around the corner, new research* has exposed worrying disparities between the perceived and the real costs of holiday healthcare, as well as … Read more

Friday, 13th May 2016

Brexit Prospect Causing Holiday Spending Cutbacks

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Tweet Falling GPB impacting one in four holidaymakers One in three holiday travellers considering measures to make their Pounds go further With the Brexit vote on the horizon, a recent survey commissioned by Holiday Extras has revealed that British holidaymakers are concerned about the plummeting value of the Pound against … Read more

Monday, 25th April 2016

British travellers relaxed ahead of Brexit vote

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Tweet         Over half of Brits (53 per cent) have no concerns about a Brexit increasing flight costs         68 per cent say an increase in flight costs wouldn’t encourage them to take staycations         Nearly three quarters (72 per cent) aren’t concerned about their European Health Insurance Card being … Read more

Friday, 12th February 2016

Poet Picked in Airport Poll

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Tweet Philip Larkin chosen as international icon to welcome increased visitors As Hull prepares for its role as European City of Culture in 2017, and celebrates being listed in the top 10 cities to visit in 2016 by Rough Guides; Humberside residents are standing by to play an important role … Read more

Saturday, 19th December 2015

Majority of Brits would Remove Driving Licences from Elderly Relatives

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Tweet Research released today by HolidayExtras.com has revealed that 84% of Brits would recommend taking an older relative’s driving license away if circumstances dictated. According to the poll of over 1,000 British travellers, 55% would recommend removing the licence of an elderly relative for the safety of others, 18% for … Read more

Tuesday, 17th November 2015

Only One in Five Brits has been on a Skiing Holiday

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Tweet And the majority of those didn’t go for the skiing The results of research released today by Holiday Extras indicate that 78% of British holidaymakers have never been on a skiing holiday and most of those that have don’t even go for the skiing! According to the study of … Read more

Thursday, 5th November 2015

Brits Less Likely to Make Airport Purchases

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Tweet One in ten travellers now avoid airport purchases altogether In light of the recent headlines on VAT savings not always being passed on to travellers by some airport retailers, customers are now less likely to spend their cash at the airport, according to new research released by Holiday Extras. … Read more

Thursday, 15th October 2015

Fergie fans vote for Airport accolade

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Tweet Manchester residents call for footy legend to be honoured again Sir Alex Ferguson collected many awards in his time as Manchester United manager and even in retirement the tributes just keep on coming… In a poll released today, nearly a third of Manchester residents said they would like to … Read more

Saturday, 19th September 2015

58% of Brits are happy for airlines to weigh passengers at check-in

Tweet 6% say charging extra based on weight would encourage them to use an airline Following the news that Uzbekistan Airways is set to introduce special passenger weighing machines at departure gates, the latest poll by Holiday Extras has revealed that the majority of Brits (58%) would not object to … Read more

Friday, 14th August 2015

Airport Passengers Check in on Alcohol Consumption

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Tweet Research by Holiday Extras reveals rowdy passengers may not be who you’d expect! As excessive drinking in airports continues to dominate this summer’s headlines, new research from Holiday Extras has today revealed that the scale of the issue may be even greater than first feared. What’s more, the identity … Read more