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Hythe, Kent, South East England, England (UK)
501 to 1000 employees
1983
Company - Private
Travel & Tourism
₹10 to ₹50 billion (INR) per year
Unknown
Holiday Extras is a 30+ year old company with the mentality of a start up, based in the heart of the Kentish countryside. It is a Sunday Times 100 Best Company to Work For (a whopping 11 times!).

We’re the UK market leader for travel add-ons - with ... Read more

Mission: HX's mission is to 'make every trip a better trip'. Every person here works hard each day to do just that. Our People Mission is to make HX a truly amazing place to work and learn. As a result we have a reputation for being an ... Read more

Holiday Extras Reviews

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Holiday Extras CEO Matthew Pack
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75 Ratings
  • "Couldn't work for a better company!"

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    Pros

    - Very supportive, from senior leadership down the company genuinely cares about your wellbeing.
    - You feel trusted an empowered - trusted with office equipment at home, trusted to make decisions and not penalised if something is wrong - everything is a learning opportunity.
    - Great work life balance
    - Brilliant environment to work in, we work hard but feel relaxed and at ease at work
    - Lots of fun - the company are excellent at putting on fun events for staff and family
    - Great opportunities for development - having lots of departments in one building allows movement to play to strengths.
    - Beautiful grounds, outdoor seating areas nice when you fancy a break from the computer screen.
    - Great facilities - lounge area is fab, pool table, foosball, kitchen area with tea and coffee making supplies.
    - Flexible - working from home and flexi hours are great when needed.
    - Amazing benefits available - from pensions, to share save plans, private healthcare to social clubs we have got so many fabulous benefits available to us.

    Overall I love everything about the company and have enjoyed every moment over the past 6+ years. The company make you feel so valued and support you in every aspect of life. Holiday Extras really is an amazing place to work and I feel so lucky to be here.

    Cons

    The heating system is strange and the office is often too warm in the summer and really cold in the winter - we can't have everything right?

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing!

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Holiday Extras Photos

Holiday Extras photo of: We're building the future of travel
Holiday Extras photo of: Our Finance Team volunteering at Ronald McDonald House
Holiday Extras photo of: Our Finance Team volunteering at Ronald McDonald House
Holiday Extras photo of: Our Finance Team volunteering at Ronald McDonald House
Holiday Extras photo of: Our Finance Team volunteering at Ronald McDonald House
Holiday Extras photo of: Our Finance Team volunteering at Ronald McDonald House
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Holiday Extras Interviews

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    PPC Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hythe, Kent, South East England, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Holiday Extras (Hythe, Kent, South East England, England (UK)) in August 2017.

    Interview

    Was contacted roughly a week after applying and asked to attend an Assessment day the following week.Assesment day consisted of an hour long maths test and then a group presentation.

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Company Updates

  • Yay! We won 'Holiday Essentials Company of The Year' & 'Car Hire Supplier of The Year' at the TTG Travel Awards. Well done everyone!

  • Very proud to be a finalist for the 'Best Flexible Working Initiative' at the Working Families Special Awards. Shows our ongoing commitment to flexible working.

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Holiday Extras Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Best Companies Group, 2017
  • Best Companies Special Award for Wellbeing, Best Companies Group, 2017
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