Tag: Holiday Compensation

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Holidaymakers: The Consequences of making a False Holiday Claim!

Over recent years and in particular the last few months, this Organisation has been concerned about the rise of so-called regulated and unregulated claims management companies and their practices. In particular, we are concerned by the robust way in which holidaymakers are approached in resorts or when they return to the UK, appearing to encourage them to make a claim for illness following thei... 29 November 2016

Holiday Claims: A Culture of Compensation?

In March 2013, I was invited to make a presentation at the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA); today they call themselves ABTA The Travel Association. I decided to discuss 'Perceptions & Futures' in which I revealed the nature and role of HolidayTravelWatch, the Consumer Perception of what goes wrong in holidays, Consumer Protesters and Campaigners. what our Organisation thought ab... 21 November 2016

What can I expect to get?

As the current UK Government has substantially changed the way in which people can access Justice, many holidaymakers are now resorting to running a legal case on their own, often without any research or formal advices! We cannot emphasise enough how important it is to receive advices before you head either into Arbitration, Mediation or the Small Claims Court! One area that you need to consi... 17 November 2016

Consumer group warns of and condemns cold-calling of Holidaymakers!

HolidayTravelWatch has been in existence for nearly 22 years, helping and guiding holidaymakers to deal with their travel complaints. The nature and range of our work reveals complaints from booking problems to suspicious deaths. We provide Consumers with an opportunity to review their complaints and learn how to self-resolve them; we achieve that with 97.5% of those who contact us. The remain... 17 October 2016

Time for UK Cruise Passengers to stand up for their rights?

The recent news of the MV Balmoral passengers allegedly suffering with the so-called Norovirus infection, simply adds to a long list of complaints received by this organisation from cruise passengers.  UK cruise-lovers often report to us their experience of poor conditions and threats to their health from their time on board cruise ships and river boats. Passengers are meant to be reassured by... 18 May 2016