Illness and food poisoning abroad

11 Top Tips - Beware of holiday homes and villa rental scams

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I have had my first request for advice in a matter relating to a holiday villa scam this summer season. I have therefore compiled my top 11 tips to avoid bogus and fraudulent holiday home and villa scams. More …

Common causes of illnesses abroad

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BL Claims have recently been instructed by a family in respect of making a possible claim for compensation for contracting gastroenteritis and ear infections during a holiday in Ibiza, Spain in mid August 2015. More …

Ebola - should we be worried?

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Almost every day at the moment we hear stories in the news about the Ebola virus in West Africa. Joanna Burkhart looks at how serious a threat this is to people in the UK? More …

Essential tips for leisure travellers

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As we are nearing the Easter holiday break, we have compiled some essential tips for those intending to travel in the near future. More …

Food poisoning and poor conditions on cruise

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Thomson came into the spotlight over an alleged outbreak of food poisoning and poor hygiene standards on its Platinum cruise ship The Thomson Celebration. More …

Driving abroad this Spring or Summer? Here are some top tips for staying safe

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Europe's roads remain some of the safest in the World and travel by coach one of the safest means of transport. Here are some safety tips to ensure your holiday is memorable for the right reasons. More …

Heading abroad this winter? Here are a few simple tips for staying safe

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Wherever you are travelling this winter, here are some of the tips to help you enjoy your holiday safely. More …

The importance of promptly instructing the right solicitor for your claim abroad

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Limitation can be very tight indeed, and as low as 90 days so it is vital that you choose wisely. Here is what you need to know about finding the right solicitor to handle your claim. More …

Traveller in Thailand was killed by insecticide

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Sarah Carter was on holiday in Thailand, Chiang Mai when she died. An investigation has found the hotel could have been using a powerful chemical insecticide (chlorpyrifos) to kill bed bugs and other unwanted pests. More …

Four star and food poisoning Sir?

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Whilst a spot of food poisoning can be expected in some corners of the world, when eating from street vendors for instance, it is not expected if you are staying at a four star hotel in Europe: More …