Know your rights before you travel abroad

Comment: The European Parliament is looking to bolster protections for independent travellers.

1st June, 2014

Planning a holiday is often a stressful time for consumers. Organising transport, accommodation, and activities can be time-consuming, particularly if travellers do not book through a travel agent.

If something does not go according to plan, this can distract from the overall enjoyment of the trip. For this reason, it is important that consumers are aware of their rights and entitlements before going away.

EU law guarantees certain rights for consumers throughout Europe. This includes...

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