All providers are made aware we are ABTA
members and the responsibilities we have to ensure their behaviour meets the guidelines.
Mark Tanzer, ABTA
Chief Executive said: "The significant increase in summer holiday bookings to Western Mediterranean destinations is also being mirrored in other northern European markets so it makes it more important than ever that customers book early to obtain the best value and ensure they get the holiday of their choice.
The Dutch Bulb Fields of Keukenhof Thursday Departures April 4, 18, & 25 and May 2 & 9, 2014 Flying from Edinburgh or Glasgow 3 days from PS459pp Diano Marina & the Riviera of Flowers Saturday Departures June 7 and September 6, 2014 Flying from Edinburgh 8 days from PS799pp PS70Early 2014 Booking Discount included Organised by Omega Holidays, ABTA
V4782, Protected 6081.
Her credit card firm would not offer a refund without a letter from ABTA
saying she could not claim.
In order to protect your money, ensure that your travel agent can provide financial protection and that your tour operator is either an ABTA
or AITO Member and holds an ATOL.
After losing 1,000 members since 1999, ABTA
retains around 6,500 members.
claims Somerset-based Travelopo was struck off its register for failing to comply with the watchdog's financial code, while Travelopo claims it voluntarily ended its ABTA
Holidaymakers that hire the bikes as a means of travelling on main roads and ride them without helmets and adequate experience may be putting their lives at risk, according to ABTA
(The British Travel Association) are concerned that the cost and complexity of regulations will mean fewer companies will offer travel insurance, leading to more holidaymakers being unprotected.
stresses that its members are urged to abide by a code of practice intended to enforce minimum standards, including how quickly they respond to disputes.
went on to claim that the proposed new airport could be environmentally damaging and that steps should be taken to ensure that Heathrow remained the UK's premier hub.