Take the 2-minute tour ×
English Language & Usage Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for linguists, etymologists, and serious English language enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is there a better alternative to the word options when referring to "extra purchase possibilities next to a booking you have already made"? For instance, you can think of food and beverages, audiovisual equipment and parking spots.

I think the word options in that context is a bit too vague, since it also refers to options on a stock exchange or choices one can make.

I was thinking about add-ons, or items. Do these suit better? Is there a more apt word still?

share|improve this question
    
Thanks for the edit. Please note that an "@RegDwighr" won't ping me (just use "@Reg"), and no ping at all will work if it's in a comment thread I haven't participated in (so either find a comment of mine to reply to directly, or just flag the question for mod attention instead). Cheers. –  RegDwigнt Oct 25 '12 at 10:16

2 Answers 2

Extras.

If they are optional "added value" features on top of a core item, that's the usual name.

share|improve this answer

In many contexts, you can use choices.

share|improve this answer
    
Thanks for the replies already Barrie & SF. It will often be used in a context like: "you can add extras/ options/ add-ons to your booking via this button. Personally I think "You can add choices via this button" sounds good.. Do you? –  Raoul Oct 24 '12 at 8:56

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.