Additional Protection for Holidaymakers Comes into Force
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This article from The Telegraph usefully summarises the extension of ATOL protection and how it will work in practice.From October, consumers will be provided with a standard certificate confirming their travel arrangements have ATOL protection.
Notably, flight only bookings made with airlines are not included in the changes. It is hoped the Government may extend protection to such bookings following the Civil Aviation Bill which is currently going through Parliament, but there is no guarantee this will happen.
The extension of ATOL financial protection is excellent news for consumers given the boom in non-traditional, so-called dynamic, package holidays in the late nineties.
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