Polls

Friday, 25th November 2016

Nothing “batter” than the scent of Fish and Chips

Delicious 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

Hand holding a Cornish Pasty at the Beach in St. Ives in Cornwall.

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

Airport parking

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

June 2016

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

Monday, 5th September 2016

One in Four Brits Uninsured on Domestic Breaks

Beach huts at sunrise in Great Britain

Tweet As staycations continue to rise in popularity, a survey of almost 2,000 Brits has revealed today that one in four holidaymakers leave themselves exposed to potential financial loss by not taking out a basic holiday insurance for UK breaks. According to the research, commissioned by HolidayExtras.com, 22 per cent … Read more

Wednesday, 1st June 2016

Brits Drastically Underestimating Healthcare Costs Abroad

injured on holiday

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

EU and UK flags coalition together

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

Calorie counting on holiday

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

Mature Couple Driving Along Country Road In Open Top Car

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