Thousands of former Thomas Cook customers urged to claim refunds for cancelled holidays - here's how
Former customers of the now defunct travel firm Thomas Cook have been urged to submit refund claims for holidays they lost out on when the company went under in 2019. The Government's Official Receiver - which is administering the winding down of Thomas Cook - set-up a claims portal in November 2021, but it says thousands of eligible holidaymakers still need to submit refund requests.
19 April 2022
One in three Thomas Cook refund claims still to be paid
Around one in three of the first set of Thomas Cook customers to claim refunds after the holiday firm collapsed will not be paid within the aviation regulator's 60-day target
6 December 2019
Thomas Cook customers left confused by emails from claims firms
Some Thomas Cook customers who are waiting for refunds from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have been left confused after receiving out-of-the-blue emails from claims firms
20 November 2019
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21 May 2019
Airlines to be investigated over charging for allocated seats
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5 February 2018
Turkey crisis – your travel rights
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'Ryanair sat my three-year-old alone'
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MSE calls for airlines to scrap 'family tax' and guarantee parents are seated next to children for free
MSE demands airlines scrap a 'family tax' that pushes parents to pay an extra £15 each to sit next to their children
26 April 2015
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23 March 2015
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