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Latest Articles

The Eye of The Beholder – The Final Word on Passenger Perspective Under The Montreal Convention?

An accident for the purposes of article 17 of the Montreal Convention is an “unexpected or unusual event or happening that is…

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Bad Luck and Altered Itineraries: The ‘Flicker Of Hope’ Test Revisited

In a recent case arising out of the provision of…

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Return to Safety Standards in Tourism Services

Introduction   COVID-19 has brought into sharp focus the importance…

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Online Price Comparison Site Trivago Fined A$44.7m

The Australian consumer regulator, ACCC, has won a significant victory…

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Airlines to reimburse passengers the full cost of a ticket including agency fees

On 12 September 2018, the European Court of Justice (CJEU)…

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Aviation Consumer Policy Reform

On 31 January 2022, the UK Department for Transport (“DfT”)…

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The holidaymakers who missed out on their holiday

The deluge of refund claims has well and truly begun,…

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Falling Slowly – Slipping and Tripping Accidents under The Montreal Convention

In Barclay v British Airways [2010] QB 187, the Court…

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European Commission consults on changes to the Package Travel Directive: All change or business as usual?

Just when we’re starting to tell our ‘packages’ from our…

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No Cherry Picking of Jurisdiction Concerning Connecting Flights

Introduction On 3 February 2022, the European Court of Justice…

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Travel Rights

The information on this website is brought to you free of charge. However some links on the site are affiliate links, including the links to Amazon. This means that we may receive a commission if you purchase something via that link. This funding helps pay for the upkeep, design and content of the site. Without it the site would not exist. If you have found the site useful or interesting please consider using the links to make your purchases; it will be much appreciated. For every commission we receive 10% will be donated to charity.

What are my package holiday rights? FAQs

What are the Package Travel Regulations and when do they apply?…

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What are my rights if my flight is cancelled? FAQs

Flight Problems: Your rights under Reg. 261 for flight cancellations, delays and denied boarding. FAQs.

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What are my rights if my baggage is delayed. FAQs

Flight problems. Your rights under the Montreal Convention for delays to you and for damage, delay or loss of your baggage. FAQs.

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Covid, Cruise Cancellations and Future Cruise Credits

Thanks to Covid the cruise industry is being decimated. Cruises are being cancelled for many months ahead and long planned holidays are being put on hold…

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Hotel Rights

This article applies to hotel bookings made directly with a hotel in the UK. Different considerations apply to bookings made via an…

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How do I complain to a travel company?

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How do I get compensation from a travel company?

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How (Not) to Make a Complaint

I once wrote a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security in America accusing his staff of being ‘cretinous morons’ and…

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Lost Baggage. Connecting Flights

If you have booked tickets on more than one airline…

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Bulletins

ECJ resists attack on Regulation 261

In its judgment in United Airlines Case C-561/20  the European Court of Justice turned down a request by United Airlines to declare…

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Ryanair lose Supreme Court case against Bott & Co

A recent Supreme Court decision in favour of Bott &…

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My P&O Ferry Has Been Cancelled. What Are My Rights?

P&O has just (17 March, 2022) suspended services on four…

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Ryanair lose Court of Appeal Case

In 2018 Ryanair cancelled a number of flights as a…

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My cruise is no longer calling at St Petersburg. What is the legal position?

Several major cruise lines including Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian…

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My flight to Ukraine has been cancelled. What is the legal position?

In the scheme of things having a flight to the…

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Aviation Consumer Policy Reform

The Government has published a consultation document entitled Aviation Consumer…

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ASA rules in favour of Jet2

Holiday listings appearing on Jet2holidays own website, www.jet2holidays.com, seen on…

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Cop 26, Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak and APD

In the budget in the run up to COP26, Rishi…

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CMA launches court action against Teletext Holidays

The CMA has launched court action against Teletext Holidays over…

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