Tag: EU Regulation

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Brexit: what will it mean for travel?

We have just published our latest video which looks at the changing landscape following the 'Brexit' vote. In this video, I provide a short guide on what UK holidaymakers will have to think about as we move towards the exit. Key areas such as currency fluctuations, visas, not having an European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) and how we will have to be careful on Travel Insurance along with the ho... 19 January 2017

Travel Consumer Rights? Vote Remain!

On Thursday 16 June 2016, our Consumer Director, Frank Brehany, was interviewed by Eamonn Holmes on Sky News. Frank was asked to explain what could happen to Travel Consumer Rights as the Referendum approached, it resulted in Eamonn considering that the issue was as ‘clear as mud’; Frank agreed! For the last few months, HolidayTravelWatch has been trying to establish what would happen to Trave... 19 June 2016

Your Consumer Travel Rights & The EU Referendum

I want to share with you some key information about the forthcoming EU Referendum and Travel Consumer Rights. As some of you may be aware, I have already spoken widely in the press, on the radio and TV on this subject matter. Our country is faced with the single most important choice in several generations. As I write this, I despair at not only the level of the intelligence and respect with... 17 June 2016

The EU Referendum and Your Travel Consumer Rights!

Today, Frank has picked up the 'hot potatoe' of the EU Referendum! We have carried out a survey on what the effect of a 'brexit' could be on Travel Consumers Rights. When we pointed out to those who intended to vote leave that they may potentially lose those rights, 23% said that they would now vote to stay but 34% said that they would still vote 'leave' but that they were concerned about the... 17 June 2016

HolidayTravelWatch expresses disappointment at UK Government’s failure on Carbon Monoxide in Holiday Properties

Today marks the day when new regulations enter into force, to require Landlords of rented properties to install and maintain Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Alarms. Whilst any measure to prevent death and injury is always welcome, the regulations expose a deficit in political thinking and action to protect many more ordinary citizens! The new regulations only apply to those rented properties that... 1 October 2015

Campaigners call for Action following Corfu Carbon Monoxide Verdict!

The verdict of 'unlawful killing' and a finding that Thomas Cook breached their Duty of Care following an inquest into the deaths of Christianne & Robert Shepherd, presents the Travel Industry with a wake-up call on hotel safety! The Jury revealed a number of short-comings in the hotel property and in particular the boiler and its maintenance, but the most important concerns raised by the... 14 May 2015