Holiday Extras, a United Kingdom-based company that offers
booking for airport parking, lounges, destination car hire, insurance and more,
has made a minority investment in Transferz, an Amsterdam-based B2B ground
transportation startup operating in more than 150 countries.
The investment extends Transferz’s Series A funding round to €10
million – it was originally announced
in February as €6.5 million.
“We initially looked at Transferz as a new provider to broaden our own
transfers offering but quickly realized that this excellent team was changing
the game. With their ambition, experience and strong tech capability they are
improving how the entire market works,” said Simon Hagger, CEO of Holiday
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“Our investment in Transferz shows our commitment to delivering the best
possible transfers product.”
And said Johan van Vulpen, CEO of Transferz, “Both Holiday Extras and
Transferz share a common long-term vision: to become the preferred choice for
travelers, travel companies, transfer services and dedicated drivers. This
investment is the perfect blend of financial and strategic support. It offers
us the best of both worlds – no limitations on growth, a strong commitment to
long-term success, a valuable contribution, a deep understanding of the market
and the ambition to accelerate and strengthen our position in the industry.”
Founded in 2020, Transferz provides the technology to connect
travel brands to more than 1,500 local transportation companies offering services to and from
hundreds of airports, seaports, train stations and more.