Brits vote Leave (or is it to stay?)

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 holiday if they had to sitContinue reading


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 to a poll* conducted by travelContinue reading

Holiday Extras customers in an airport lounge

Holidaying with a partner – the happiest of times

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 together and the way they bringContinue reading

Britain’s Most Travelled Food Revealed

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 which British food and drink itemContinue reading

Car Park Confusion Clouds Safety Knowledge

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 is the Park Mark®. This standardContinue reading

Brits Vote to Bypass Passport Control Queues

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 today by HolidayExtras.com reveals British passengersContinue reading

One in Four Brits Uninsured on Domestic Breaks

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 of those polled didn’t think theyContinue reading

Brits Drastically Underestimating Healthcare Costs Abroad

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 confusion over what the EHIC cardContinue reading

Brexit Prospect Causing Holiday Spending Cutbacks

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 the Euro, with nearly a quarterContinue reading