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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.
Hotspots for Tourist Holiday Problems Revealed

Time icon 6 August 2018 | Person icon Nick Harris

As you and your family jet off this summer many of us return with nothing worse than mild sunburn. But for others there are hidden dangers.

Mother Nearly Loses Leg After Waterslide Injury

Time icon 8 June 2018 | Person icon Nick Harris

After hitting her leg on the side of a poorly designed water slide, self-employed mother Helen Priestley very nearly lost her leg to necrotising fasciitis.

5 Things To Know If You Are Sick On Holiday

Time icon 2 March 2018 | Person icon Chandni Odedra

A holiday sickness can turn a relaxing retreat into a nightmare. If you get ill on holiday, there are a few things you should be aware of.

5 Things You Should Know About Claiming For A Cruise Ship Illness

Time icon 26 January 2018 | Person icon James Blower

If you fell ill on a cruise ship holiday and it was not your fault, then these tips could help you claim compensation.

TUI and Holiday Illness in Mexico

Time icon 5 January 2018 | Person icon Nick Harris

We explore how TUI approached Cyclospora outbreaks in Mexico, what you can do to keep your family safe, and how to claim compensation. Call 0808 145 1353.

Don't Be A Turkey And Get Sick On Holiday This Christmas

Time icon 4 December 2017 | Person icon Daniel Ross

Turkey is a big part of Christmas, so we've explained how to reduce the risk of festive food poisoning and still enjoy a holiday turkey. Call 0808 145 1353.

What To Do If Your Child Gets Sick On Holiday

Time icon 6 October 2017 | Person icon Claire Rabbetts

It's important to keep your family safe abroad: We show how to reduce the risk of holiday illness and what to do if your child is sick. Call 0808 145 1353.

Don’t Let Illness Ruin Your Holiday

Time icon 11 September 2017 | Person icon Alice Hellewell

Illness abroad can ruin a holiday. Find out what steps to take so that you can enjoy the rest of your trip and possibly claim compensation upon your return.

TUI Loses Holiday Claims Trial after Our Clients Suffered Gastric Illness at the Nubian Island Hotel in Egypt

Time icon 7 September 2017 | Person icon James Blower

TUI loses holiday illness claims trial after our clients suffered food poisoning at the Nubian Island Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Call 0808 145 1353

How Brexit Could Affect Your Travel Plans

Time icon 30 August 2017 | Person icon James Blower

Brexit negotiations could affect your holiday plans in the near future. Find out how you could be affected if planning a trip to Europe. Call 0808 145 1353.

Why Thomas Cook's Booking Conditions May Affect You If You Make a Holiday Illness Claim

Time icon 18 July 2017 | Person icon Andrew Tarling

We explore Thomas Cook's booking conditions to see if holidaymakers are being given the right advice on making a holiday illness claim. Call 0808 145 1353.

Are Holiday Companies Telling You All That You Need To Know?

Time icon 11 July 2017 | Person icon Nolan Mortimer

As news that Jet2 and TUI had adverts banned emerges, we question whether holiday companies are telling you all that you need to know. Call 0808 145 1353.

Is It Okay To Make a Holiday Illness Claim?

Time icon 29 June 2017 | Person icon James Blower

If you're not sure if you're entitled to holiday illness compensation or you're worried about making a claim, read this article. Call 0808 145 1353.

TripAdvisor Reviewers Comment On Hotel Trying To Influence Reviews

Time icon 24 May 2017 | Person icon Andrew Tarling

TripAdvisor users say a hotel offered them compensation in exchange for positive reviews, potentially introducing an element of bias. Call 0808 145 1353.

Hotel Playa Pesquero Guests Report Being Offered Holiday Illness Compensation

Time icon 26 April 2017 | Person icon Paul Stevens

Holidaymakers have advised us they were offered compensation for a holiday illness they suffered at the Hotel Playa Pesquero in Cuba.

Why ABTA's Alternative Dispute Resolution Scheme Might Not Be Ideal for Some Holidaymakers

Time icon 24 March 2017 | Person icon Paul Stevens

After ABTA launched their ADR scheme for sick holidaymakers, we explain the pros and cons of using dispute resolution or a solicitor.

How the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 Affects Swimming Pool Claims

Time icon 14 March 2017 | Person icon Simon Lomax

We explain how the Sales and Goods and Services Act 1982 can affect your rights and the law of swimming pool holiday illness claims.

TUI And Thomas Cook Fined By ABTA

Time icon 27 February 2017 | Person icon Andrew Tarling

Thomas Cook and TUI-owned Thomson and First Choice have been fined by holiday company regulator ABTA for breaking their Code of Conduct.

Landmark Court Of Appeal Judgment Favours British Tourists Who Have Been Ill On Holiday

Time icon 19 January 2017 | Person icon Paul Stevens

A landmark Court of Appeal judgement for British tourists who suffered illness on holiday is a win for holidaymaker consumer rights.



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