A warm welcome to Holiday Extras

We offer you less (hassle) so you get more (holiday)


A warm welcome from our incredible team in our campus in Kent, UK who make it all possible.

Using innovative technology and the smartest, fastest and most personal service in travel we bring you great value airport hotels, airport parking, airport lounges, airport transfers, car hire and holiday insurance. With more than 37 years experience, there's nothing that our team of travel experts doesn't know about taking the hassle out of organising a holiday. Whether we are helping remove hassle in person, online or via the Holiday Extras mobile app (which is powered by HEHA!, the super intelligent Holiday Extras Holiday Assistant) we provide an unrivalled experience to over 8 million travellers a year.

Our purpose

At Holiday Extras, we believe that time is precious and that holidays are some of the most precious times of all. That belief drives us every day. Holidays are good for us. They are when we spend time being ourselves with the people we care most about. They rejuvenate us, educate us and bring the world closer together. Because we believe holiday time is precious, we really want you to have the best possible time you can with your holiday time. Through our products and services we offer you less hassle so that you can enjoy more holiday. That's our "why". Less hassle, more holiday.

Read more about our purpose.

2020 was no holiday, which means we are more excited than ever to get out there and get travelling again just as soon as we can. And when holidays are back, we'll be right here to help you with your travel plans.

The company

Our Group CEO, Matthew Pack, is committed to the vision of hassle-free travel. Since taking on the role of chief executive in 2009 - then Group CEO in 2015, he has inspired the team to explore increasingly creative and innovative directions across the whole business.

The Holiday Extras Group contains 7 unique businesses, each of which support the others and contribute to our purpose.

Diagram showing each of the brands in the Holiday Extras group

The Holiday Extras brand promises less hassle, more holiday.

Our Purple Parking and Airparks brands are represented at 25+ car parks across Europe, including sites at Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Birmingham and Doncaster. The brands have long-standing expertise at running off-airport car parks.

Park-IT is bespoke technology, built in-house to help streamline how suppliers run their car parks providing a better customer experience with high-tech key technology. Park-IT started in-house and is now growing rapidly across the world.

Chauntry Parkspace houses inventory for our Holiday Extras products as well as airports all around the world.

Shortbreaks run and operate online package booking platforms for theme park partners in the UK as well as theatre breaks and experiences.

Outside The Wave the Reef and the Barn

Our service

We promise less hassle, more holiday, and in 2019 we saved more than 1 million travellers £100 each on their holiday extras, supported by our 'never beaten on price' policy. Holiday Extras is rated 4.1/5 or "great" by more than 11,000 of our customers on TrustPilot.

Need to speak to us? Get in touch, we'd love to hear from you.

While travel was on hold through much of 2020, we focussed all our efforts on ensuring that when travellers were able to go on holiday again, they could book with maximum flexibility and using the fastest, smartest and most personal service in travel


Join our team

We're on a mission to remake holidaymaking.

Our audacious plans means we're looking for pioneering, customer-centric people to help make these happen. If you'd love to use your creativity to solve some of the biggest problems in travel, as well as being part of a community of awesome, ambitious people, then join us to help remake holidaymaking.

Find out more about the team, our values and see all our open roles on our careers page.


Holiday Extras values

Our partners

We work with a network of over 8,000 travel agents and with 4,000 exclusive partnership agreements (including AA, TUI, Thomas Cook, British Airways, Saga Holidays and easyJet).

You can apply to become an affiliate and see full details of our API on our partners page.