In-flight food still leaves a bad taste

Despite airlines such as British Airways enlisting the likes of Heston Blumenthal to improve their on board meals, it seems there’s still room for improvement with only one fifth of people polled by HolidayExtras.com actually liking plane food, and 14% declaring it downright ’horrible’. In the recent customer survey, 20% admitted that they enjoy theirContinue reading

Sandwiches and cold meat best beach picnic food

The humble sandwich tops beach picnic list

HolidayExtras.com research has revealed that beach picnics are a strictly English affair for a third of Brits. When asked what is the most important item for a beach picnic, over a quarter of customers (26%) opted for traditional sandwiches (such as egg and cress). A further 10% said meaty British snacks including pork pies andContinue reading

Couple on island holiday

To love and to cherish – as long as it's on a beach

Forget love, honour and obey – all British people want from their first days of married life is sun, sea and sand. A massive 56 per cent of those asked what their dream honeymoon destination would be by HolidayExtras.com chose a secluded beach and it most definitely had to be abroad. The beach particularly appealedContinue reading

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 theContinue reading

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 orContinue reading

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 isContinue reading