UK travellers support sustainable tourism, says poll

Nearly 60% of UK travellers are in favour of combining holidays with charity work abroad, according to a poll carried out by HolidayExtras.com. Fifty eight per cent of customers surveyed agreed that “volun-tourism” can make a difference and would be a fantastic experience. Support for sustainable travel is further reinforced by the success of the

Scrimping stags and hens' high expectations

It appears that stag and hen dos are not immune to spending cuts, a new poll from HolidayExtras.com has found. Despite the fact that the majority of those asked fancy a trip abroad, almost a quarter (23%) of people would not want to spend more than £100 on a weekend away to celebrate theirs or

Mums more fearful of flying

As millions of British travellers prepare to fly off on their holidays, HolidayExtras.com has found that mums suffer from a heightened fear of flying, with 11% of mums admitting that their fear of flying has escalated since having children. This is despite recent assurances from The International Air Transport Association (IATA) that aircraft travel is

On my head be it, say men who won’t wear a ski helmet

They’re proven to save lives – but men in particular are still willing to risk their safety when skiing by not wearing a helmet. In the latest poll by HolidayExtras.com, the UK market leader for travel add-ons, less than half those interviewed – 47 per cent – said they thought skiers in Europe should be