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Holiday Extras Overview

Hythe, Kent, South East England, England (UK)
501 to 1000 employees
1983
Company - Private
Travel Agencies
$100 to $500 million (AUD) per year
Competitors

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Holiday Extras is building the future of travel.

We imagine a world where people can maximise their holidays, spending less time researching and organising and more time on the exciting stuff like planning, anticipating and counting down to their ... Read more

Mission: Our purpose is to offer customers less (hassle) so they get more (holiday).

We are here to help our travellers arrive in the best state. We do this by thinking like a traveller, and understanding the value they want at every point of the journey. It ... Read more

Holiday Extras Reviews

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    Former Employee - Partnership Executive in Smeeth, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Partnership Executive in Smeeth, England (UK)
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    I worked at Holiday Extras full-time

    Pros

    Brilliant place to work with lovely people. Going through a difficult time but will no doubt come out the other side with exciting options.

    Cons

    Pay is lower than other companies but does make up for it with an enjoyable environment to work in.

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Holiday Extras Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bristol, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Holiday Extras (Bristol, England (UK)) in February 2020.

    Interview

    At home assessment which was then "reviewed" by a developer at Holiday Extras.

    I found the review to be extremely disappointing. I was told that there were several issues with my submission, all of which didn't make sense and could be countered. The "best" one was that I was told by adding a small React hooks library I had "bloated" the web application... even though it scored 99/100 on Google Lighthouse (whilst I may add that the holidayextras home page scores less than 50!).

    Interview Questions

    • Create a web application which fetches images from a public API.   1 Answer
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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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