Polls

Saturday, 19th December 2015

Majority of Brits would Remove Driving Licences from Elderly Relatives

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

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

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

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

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

Saturday, 25th July 2015

Bronte best for Leeds Bradford Airport

Tweet Residents vote for local literary heroes to boost the region’s international profile   The Brontes may have created classic works of English literature long before the introduction of international air travel, but that hasn’t deterred Yorkshire residents from voting in favour of renaming Leeds Bradford Airport in their honour. … Read more

Friday, 12th June 2015

Banksy Best for Bristol Airport

Tweet South West residents call for street artist to boost the city’s international profile The latest mark on the city of Bristol made by acclaimed street artist Banksy has been revealed – with more than a quarter of Bristol residents voting to rename the local airport in his honour. This … Read more

Friday, 29th May 2015

Pardonnez-me? Brits’ shoddy language skills mean they miss out abroad

Tweet 18% don’t make the most of their holiday due to language barriers Britons’ notoriety for poor foreign language skills appears to be justified following recent research by Holiday Extras. A survey of over 4,000 holiday travellers has revealed that 18% of holidaymakers don’t get the most out of their … Read more

Tuesday, 28th April 2015

25% of Brits don’t drop the diet even when they’re on holiday

Tweet Holidays are traditionally about letting go and enjoying a break away from the rigours of everyday life, including dieting and calorie counting. However, recent research carried out by Holiday Extras reveals that over a quarter of Brits (26%) continue to diet while they are away. Women are the most … Read more