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Before You Go: Expert Advice on Travel Docs, Insurance, and Holiday Claims Bureau

As summer draws near and travellers from the United Kingdom start planning their holidays, many will be considering their options for holiday insurance. However, it’s crucial for holidaymakers to ensure they have the right documents to travel, and to understand the limitations of their insurance policies. This, in order to be aware of their rights if they encounter any mishaps during their holiday that result from the tour operator’s negligence.

Holiday Claims Bureau is a trusted holiday claims solicitor organisation that supports travellers facing unfortunate incidents abroad. In line with this mission, renowned personal finance expert Martin Lewis recently shared crucial advice for Britons planning trips to popular European destinations this summer.

He emphasises the importance of being informed about essential travel documents to avoid potential pitfalls. Two key documents travellers need to be aware of are:

  • European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) transitioning to the Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC): With millions of EHICs set to expire, travellers must renew them promptly via the NHS website to access state-run healthcare facilities at local rates during temporary stays. The EHIC and GHIC provide coverage in all European Union (EU) countries, including popular destinations like Spain and France, as well as Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein, and Switzerland.
  • Passport validity: Ensure your passport is under ten years old on the day of entry into a country and has at least six months’ validity remaining. Failure to meet these requirements could lead to travel disruptions and invalidate insurance claims. This is particularly crucial when travelling to EU countries post-Brexit, where the validity requirements have changed.

Understanding Travel Insurance and Holiday Claims Bureau

You may be wondering what your best options for travel insurance are as you prepare for your holiday. However, it’s also a good idea to keep Holiday Claims Bureau’s number in your contact list in case you experience any mishaps during your trip.

While personal travel insurance covers immediate healthcare needs abroad, including hospital treatment and repatriation to the UK, Holiday Claims Bureau offers specialised assistance in handling claims against tour operators. In cases where the fault lies with the hotel due to negligence.

From holiday illness claims to accidents, food allergy claims, and bed bug claims, having Holiday Claims Bureau’s expert assistance can provide peace of mind and ensure you receive the support you need. Should you encounter any health issues like food poisoning or allergic reactions while abroad, Holiday Claims Bureau can help you navigate the legal process and seek compensation from the tour operator and/or hotel.

If you’ve been affected by any of these issues during your trip, don’t hesitate to reach out to Holiday Claims Bureau. Contact us today at 01618132131 or begin your claim online using our convenient and straightforward online form.

Can I still make a claim if I haven’t taken out travel insurance?

You can still make a claim with Holiday Claims Bureau even if you haven’t taken out travel insurance. Our priority is to ensure that individuals receive the compensation they deserve for holiday disruptions caused by hotel negligence, regardless of whether they have travel insurance. While travel insurance may cover immediate healthcare needs, our services focus on holding negligent tour operators and hotels accountable for incidents such as accidents, illnesses, food allergies, or bed bug encounters, and much more.

Contact our specialist holiday claims solicitors today at 01618132131 to discuss the merits of your holiday claim, or if you are ready to begin your claim online, use our easy online claim form.

Holiday Claims Bureau understands the importance of seeking justice for mishaps while holidaying, and our experienced team is dedicated to guiding you through the claims process to help you secure the compensation rightfully yours.

Ensuring a smoother holiday experience involves thorough preparation and understanding of essential aspects such as travel documents and contingency plans. From securing the necessary travel documents to having Holiday Claims Bureau’s number readily available in case of emergencies, travellers can take proactive steps to mitigate potential disruptions.

By being informed and prepared, you can navigate your holiday with confidence and peace of mind, knowing that you’re equipped to handle any unforeseen circumstances. Don’t let a holiday accident, illness, or expired travel document ruin your holiday. With the right preparation and resources at your disposal, you can enjoy your holiday to the fullest, making unforgettable memories without unnecessary stress or worry.

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One of our advisors will be in touch to take any extra information needed
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We will assess your claims legitimacy and once approved we will begin the claim
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Once an agreement has been made a cash sum will be awarded to you

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Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, SRA number 632313. Holiday Claims Bureau is a trading name of JPS Walker Solicitors Limited, which is a limited company registered in England and Wales at Pure Offices Ltd, Brooks Drive, Cheadle Royal Business Park, Cheadle, SK8 3TD under Company Number 10213017.

Before You Go: Expert Advice on Travel Docs, Insurance, and Holiday Claims Bureau