Superbreak Expects Further Agent Sales Growth From Its Lastest Airport Add-Ons Programme09 April 2009
Superbreak has launched its biggest ever 2009/10 airport add-ons programme as demand from agents continues to grow. 25 new hotels at airports around the UK are featured, the range of three star supersavers are offers has been extended and parking options are now available at Newcastle. The operator reports that its airport hotels bookings through agents in the last three months (January – March) are up 38% and that significant increases are now also being seen on airport parking, meet and greet, airport lounges and rail travel to airports.
Over 25 new hotels include have been added bringing the total now featured to over 150 in 31 different departure points. Most are bookable as hotel only or with options for 1, 4, 8 or 15 days parking. New hotels include:
* Two star Ibis Birmingham Airport from £29pp on a room only basis with no parking.
* Thee star Courtyard by Marriott Gatwick from £29.50pp on a room only basis with no parking
* Three star Travelodge Manchester Airport, £49.50 pp on a room only basis including eight days parking
Also expanded is the range of Supersaver three star airport hotel options. These offers allow agents to promote great prices with the specific hotel being confirmed to the customer after the booking confirmation is made. These are available at Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted, Luton, Birmingham, East Midlands, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh with prices from £19.50pp including 15 days parking.
As the operator enters its second year of offering airport parking, options in Newcastle have been added with prices from £2.94 per day based on 15 days parking. In total, parking is now.
Ian Mounser, sales director at Superbreak comments “In the current trading climate all agents are likely to be focusing on the extra earning opportunity presented by airport add-ons. Our programme has now been expanded to provide comprehensive coverage across all airport add-ons and all major airports, as well as key cruise ports. Our recent sales progress is certainly reflecting this.”
In addition, ‘Meet and Greet’ courtier parking service is available at Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted, Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool from £5 per day. Airport Lounges are available at 13 UK airports, giving complimentary drinks, snacks and newspapers in comfortable surroundings for up to three hours pre-flight, from only £18.95 per person.
For more information or to book call Superbreak Mini-Holidays on 0871 221 4444 Or visit www.superbreak.com/agents