Three urges the UK to prepare itself for more #HolidaySpam as it expands ‘Feel at Home’ offer

Three UK has backed an integrated marketing push to support the extension of its ‘Feel at Home’ offering allowing mobile users to use their handsets abroad at no extra cost.

From April, Spain, the UK’s most popular holiday destination, and New Zealand will join the 16 existing ‘Feel at Home’ holiday hotspots.

The campaign, created by Wieden + Kennedy, builds on last year’s #HolidaySpam campaign, apologising for the social media deluge of hot dog legs, plane wings, sunsets, palm trees and cocktails. This time the public is encouraged to ‘prepare themselves’ for even more holiday spam flooding their feeds.

Tom Malleschitz, director of marketing at Three, explained the campaign is based on holidaymakers love of bragging about their breaks.

“The campaign will drive awareness of this unique proposition and now we have added Spain even more of our customers will be bragging abroad to their heart’s content,” he said.

A second TV spot features holiday spammers, Dave and Sherri, discussing their well-documented trip to the Grand Canyon. Both commercials will run with supporting 30 and 10-second cut downs with a suite of executions running across cinema, video-on-demand, press, social and radio.

Out of home and digital out of home sites will be used to make an example of holiday spammers and prepare those left at home for more.

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