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Claiming Holiday Compensation

Going on holidays is one of the most ideal ways to spend some quality time with your entire family and even friends. However, there are numerous ways, in which your holiday could be interrupted and many of these disruptions form a legitimate basis for seeking holiday compensation claim. If you have reserved a package holiday tour, then the general way is to ask for the holiday compensation claim from your tour operator. As the tour operator has a responsibility to make sure that everything during your holidays is same as it was characterised to you in the catalogue or the sales material as well as the rooms, the food and the service would be of good quality. Nevertheless, some of the most general reasons to claim holiday compensation are:

  • Bad standard of lodging
  • Hotel/resort half-built on the arrival
  • Advertised services unavailable
  • No transport from the airport as promised
  • Any kind of holiday accident takes place
    There are basically, three key reasons that you might select to visit a holiday compensation solicitor. Firstly, you might claim for any financial loss, such as arranging for your own transport and disburse the hotel straight to move accommodations. Secondly, you may claim for any type personal injury, which you sustained at the time when you were on your holidays and last but not least, you can claim holiday compensation for the loss of enjoyment happened due to the hassles you encountered. Though, remember, that claming holiday compensation can only be successful if you show some evidence or prove that the third person or party was at fault. If you are unable to show some evidence, then your solicitor may probably advise you to not to go ahead with your holiday compensation claim.

Furthermore, if you come across any kind of problem during your vacations and you feel you might be able to claim holiday compensation, in that situation it is very important that you must keep an accurate and correct record of what actually happened. Speak to the tour operator as early as you encounter any difficulty and maintain a record of when you interact with them and also the consequences of the conversation. If suitable, capture pictures to exemplify your problem that you would be able to explain the holiday tour operator as well as your solicitor when you come back home. Write a letter of objection too for the tour holiday operator when you get back, setting out all the problems you faced in clear details. Maintain a copy of the same letter for your records, or to show it to your solicitor, with the intention that you have all the evidence collated if you select to practice a claim.

Workplace Accident
Mrs P tripped on an extension lead wire which had been left to run across the floor of her workplace. She had previously complained about the lead however it was not rectified until after her accident. Liability was admitted early in the claim and Mrs P was awarded £1600.00 following consultation with a medico-legal expert.
"I was very sceptical to approach a "no win no fee" firm, but I was happy to have them help me. They were professional, concise and were successful with my claim. I would be very happy to use them and to recommend them."
Mrs P, London