Millions of travellers set to have better protection when booking holidays
An extra 10 million passengers who book package holidays could have better protection if new rules are approved
14 August 2017
Thousands of holidays hit as Diamond Shortbreak Holidays stops trading
Tour operator Diamond Shortbreak Holidays has ceased trading, with all its 8,000 upcoming bookings now cancelled
17 March 2017
ABTA website users hit by cyber-attack – what you need to know
Personal data of those registered on the website of travel trade body ABTA may have been accessed in a cyber-attack
16 March 2017
Swan Hellenic and Voyages of Discovery parent firm goes bust – all future cruises cancelled
All Leisure Holidays Ltd has ceased trading today, affecting over 13,000 customers
4 January 2017
Alpharooms customers' hotel rooms not paid for due to 'technical issues'
Holidaymakers have reported being asked to pay again for already booked hotel rooms
17 October 2016
Package holiday protection to be extended from 2017
Travellers who book holidays online from the end of 2017 will be better protected, according to the Government
13 November 2015
Flights between the UK and Sharm el-Sheikh suspended: your rights
Holidaymakers have been left in the lurch after UK flights to and from Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt have been suspended
5 November 2015
Fraudsters con holidaymakers out of £2.2 million: Protect yourself
ABTA, police and the Government have joined forces to urge caution when booking holidays online
13 April 2015
Don't hit the slopes without the right cover, warns ABTA
Almost a third of the £1m skiers and snowboarders expected to hit the slopes abroad will do so without the right cover
8 December 2014
Holidaymakers to be given Atol certificates
Certificates will tell travellers if their holiday is financially protected by the Atol scheme from next week
24 September 2012
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