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The latest news on parasitic and bacterial infection outbreaks around the world, including guides to claiming compensation and how to ensure that your package holiday isn't ruined by illness or injury from the travel law specialists at the Simpson Millar holiday claims team.
Olympic Diving Pool Turns Green in Rio

10 August 2016 | Claire Rabbetts

With reports of the diving pool in Rio turning green, we look at the law of getting sick from swimming pools on holiday.

Reports Of Guests At The Catalonia Riviera Maya Suffering From The Cyclospora Infection

4 August 2016 | Simon Lomax

We have had reports of guests suffering from a cyclospora infection at the Catalonia Riviera Maya in Mexico.

Sensimar Seaside Suite Illness Ruining Brits Holidays

3 August 2016 | Nick Harris

British tourists holidays ruined by sickness bug at the Sensimar Seaside Suites (formerly El Dorado Seaside Suites) in Mexico.

Questions About Lowcostholidays Answered

19 July 2016 | Andrew Tarling

As lowcostholidays go into administration and holidaymakers are left uncertain, we provide some clarity on what it all means to you.

Attack On Istanbul Ataturk Airport In Turkey

1 July 2016 | Nick Harris

Attack on Istanbul Atatürk airport claims the lives of 41 and injures hundreds. We look at the law of… your rights and terrorism abroad.

How The Vote To Leave The EU Will Affect Your Holiday

24 June 2016 | Nick Harris

With uncertainty over how leaving the EU will affect us, we look at how the Brexit will affect British holidaymakers traveling abroad. Call 0808 145 1353.

Terrorism has Changed the Way We Travel

1 June 2016 | James Blower

With terrorist attacks being prominent throughout 2015 and into early 2016, we look at how terrorism has changed the way we travel.

Children and Families Hospitalised by Illness at the Marina Parc in Menorca

24 May 2016 | Paul Stevens

Children and Families have been hospitalised by an illness outbreak while staying at the Marina Parc in Menorca

Do Not Book Your Package Holiday Before Reading This

21 April 2016 | Nick Harris

How do you make sure that your next holiday will go to plan, and what can you do to make sure your holiday runs smoothly?

Top 12 Tips for Avoiding a Nightmare Package Holiday

19 April 2016 | Nick Harris

Top 12 tips for avoiding a nightmare holiday including advice on how to avoid an illness or injury, and what to do if it all goes wrong.

Severe Diarrhoea and Gastroenteritis at the Thomson Azul Sensatori Hotel in Mexico

15 April 2016 | Paul Stevens

Following a package holiday stay at the Thomson Hotels advertised Azul Sensatori Hotel in Mexico, our client has experienced diarrhoea and gastroenteritis.

Should Holidaymakers Worry about the Brexit?

29 March 2016 | Paul Stevens

With the EU referendum fast approaching its important to know how much of an impact the Brexit could have on your holidays in Europe before you vote

Landmark £250K Food Poisoning Compensation Award to Assist Future Victims of Holiday Sickness Bugs

18 March 2016 | Paul Stevens

We rarely ever think about just how bad the long term effects of food poisoning can be, but the dangers of eating abroad are very real.

Terrorism and Tourism

15 March 2016 | Nick Harris

It should be standard procedure of any good tour operator to ensure that all of their clients are kept safe whilst on the holidays they have sold them.

Reports of a Further Illness Outbreak at Tenerife Holiday Village

22 February 2016 | Nick Harris

Simpson Millars Holiday Claims experts have heard reports of a further illness outbreak at the Be Live Family Costa Los Gigantes Hotel in Tenerife

Holiday Village Tenerife – Food Poisoning and Illness at Half Term?

22 February 2016 | Nick Harris

Reports of gastric illnesses at the Holiday Village Tenerife

Illness Outbreak Reported at the Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville Hotel

12 January 2016 | Claire Rabbetts

It has been reported by holidaymakers at the Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville Don Pablo Collection resort that guests at the hotel have been falling ill.

Flying Home For Christmas? The Problems With Festive Travel

23 December 2015 | Nick Harris

When relying on airlines to get you from point A to point B, if they fall short, it can be the difference between Merry Christmas! and Bah Humbug!

Parasites in the Coral Sea Aqua Club Swimming Pool?

6 November 2015 | Simon Lomax

Splashing and swimming should be a fun, active, and healthy way to spend your holiday leisure time at the Coral Sea Aqua Club

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