It is estimated that some 60 million visits abroad are made by Britons each year, with some 20 million package holidays being sold The range of destinations is as wide as it is varied. In the same way the range of complaints are varied, the principle area of concern relates to holiday food poisoning claims.
Since 1996 HolidayTravelWatch has dealt with over 250,000 people and their travel complaints. Many of their problems are health related, and the traveller is often 'persuaded' that it is a disease 'brought in by the holidaymakers', 'a virus' or 'you are in a third world country'.
Some tour operator representatives have been known to describe those who complain about illnesses as 'gossips' or whingers'!
These diseases are potentially life threatening, can cause long term illnesses, and dramatically affect daily lives.
If you have a relative who is currently in a hotel, cruise ship or resort, and is suffering whith holiday illness, then contact our helpline for free confidential advices on what they can do to protect the rights.
If you have been affected by any Holiday Illness complaints, please contact us at HolidayTravelWatch
Please see our Legal Notice for further information on our services.