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Brits search for travel deals online

Brits driven purely by price when choosing holiday destinations

A huge 61% of Brits say they select their holiday by searching online for the best deals, a new poll reveals. Gone are the days when we would seek out the most exotic locations from glossy brochures, Brits now go wherever is cheapest – and most find it online. Seventeen per cent of HolidayExtras.com customers

US top destination for Brits 2013

United States favourite destination for Brits

For the second year running, the USA has come out on top in a poll of the destinations British holidaymakers would most like to visit in the New Year. With travellers able to get more for their money in the USA than in Europe, the American dream is alive and affordable for British travellers: 16%

Holiday parking

British holiday-makers find travel increasingly stressful

Travel is getting more stressful, according to the results of a new poll from HolidayExtras.com. A massive 86% of holiday-makers say that the journey is the most stressful part of their holiday, a rise of 13% in three years.* Other factors such as language or cultural differences (7%), arriving in a strange place (5%) and

Brits rocket into space

British travellers dream of the high life

They may be all grown up now, yet six per cent of British adults still dream of jetting into space in a rocket, while one in two (47%) would love to take off in a private jet, according to a recent survey by HolidayExtras.com. The results of the poll about dream transport also revealed that

St Pancras Olympics 2012

Olympic flame isn’t setting the UK alight

95% of British people will be able to see the flame when it tours the UK…but do they care? With the Olympic Torch arriving in the UK at the end of the week, a poll carried out by the country’s largest add-ons provider, HolidayExtras.com, has revealed that over a quarter (26%) of Brits have no

Security during London Olympics 2012

Keep calm and carry on

Brits undaunted by security concerns as Exercise Olympic Guardian begins A massive 37% of Brits believe that the Government is taking all necessary steps to ensure their safety during the Olympics, a new poll by HolidayExtras.com has revealed. As details of the latest Olympic security exercise are announced, the UK’s market-leading travel add-ons company has

Overweight air traveller

Too fat to fly?

Air passengers call for excess body weight to be taxed When it comes to excess weight on a plane, Brits think we should all pay our fair share, and with body weight affecting fuel consumption in the same way as excess baggage, it’s not surprising travellers want a ‘fat tax’. In a new poll from

Couple enjoying an inflight drink

Love isn’t in the air for British passengers

57% of HolidayExtras.com customers are against airlines using social media for passengers to share information before their flight 64% of women have safety concerns, compared to 51% of men As airlines test new “social seating” software which enables travellers to browse fellow passengers’ Facebook or LinkedIn profiles in order to choose their ideal neighbour, HolidayExtras.com

Brits defy hosepipe ban

Mind your own hosepipe! Brits won’t snitch

When it comes to the hosepipe ban, Brits mind their own business. In a recent survey from leading add-ons provider HolidayExtras.com, a huge 84% of people said if they saw their neighbour breaking the ban they wouldn’t report them as the Environment Agency urges. In addition, nearly a quarter of those polled said they fully

Couple enjoying an inflight drink

Booty and booze in the skies – and a lucky charm or two!

Poll reveals UK air travellers’ bad behaviour and superstitions Over 200,000* passengers got saucy in the plane loos last year and a further 400,000 embarrassed themselves by drinking too much, based on the results of a recent poll by HolidayExtras.com, the UK’s largest travel add-ons provider. One per cent of those surveyed by HolidayExtras.com admitted