Tag: travel polls

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%

Is it theft or part of the deal? Hotel pilfering uncovered!

HolidayExtras.com reveals the items hotel guests can’t resist Pocketing the fancy toiletries from your hotel room is an accepted part of your holiday, isn’t it? Not according to a whopping 58% of men polled by HolidayExtras.com. As nearly half of the women (48%) surveyed by the UK’s leading travel add-ons provider admit to pilfering the

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

Chaos at the airport

Chaos at the airport

The majority of travellers (40%) don’t want to be held up for more than half an hour passing through check-in and airport security, according to the results of a new poll from travel add-ons specialist HolidayExtras.com. The survey also reveals that a further 25% of holidaymakers are not happy to be kept waiting longer than

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

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

Travellers read customer reviews and online forums

People power! Travellers turn to fellow holidaymakers for travel advice

It seems that word of mouth is as powerful as ever, with most people relying on advice from other tourists when searching for information about their holiday destination. A recent poll by HolidayExtras.com, the UK’s largest travel add-ons provider, has revealed that holidaymakers think people who have already visited the same area (31%) and online