Many people going on holiday will be planning to drive whilst they are abroad. Whether this is to get to your destination, or if it is hiring a car whilst you are away, there a several ways in which you can better protect yourself from the risk of having a road traffic accident abroad.
Freeclaim Solicitors have looked at some of the more common holiday accidents that can occur both in the UK and abroad and compiled their top 10.
A couple who had their holiday ruined due to illness caused by unsanitary food have been awarded compensation.
The Package Travel, Package Tour and Package Tour Regulations were introduced in 1992 to protect customers if they were injured on a package holiday and it wasn’t their fault. The regulations meant that if someone was injured as a result of inadequate accommodation, travel arrangements, or another element of a ‘package’ holiday, they would be able to claim compensation from the tour operator in the UK.
A man has been awarded £6.1 million compensation after he was involved in a road accident abroad.