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A Guide To Travel Republic Holiday Accident Claims – How Much Compensation Can I Claim For Personal Injury?

Have you been injured or made ill whilst you were on a Travel Republic holiday because of an accident that was not your fault? If you were injured because of negligence on the part of Travel Republic, you could be entitled to make a TravelRepublic.co.uk personal injury claim for compensation. Trust Legal Expert to provide you with the right travel claim solicitor to handle your claim. We are a well respected personal injury solicitor’s firm and our solicitors are have up to thirty years of experience handling holiday accident claims. Our excellent solicitors will always push to win you the maximum amount of compensation you deserve.

If you have been injured or made ill at a Travel Republic hotel, injured in a Travel Republic holiday hire car accident, injured on a flight booked through Travel Republic or injured on an excursion or activity organised by Travel Republic, you could be entitled to claim Travel Republic accident compensation. Call us today for your free personal injury compensation claims consultation. One of our informed holiday accidents claims advisors will speak to you about your situation in detail, and if they believe that you are entitled to claim compensation they will provide you with an excellent personal injury lawyer to handle your claim. If they believe that you have the right to claim, they will inform you how much compensation you could be entitled to claim and one of our excellent personal injury solicitors will start working on your claim right away.

To make your personal injury claim for a package holiday injury or holiday illness, call us today on 0800 073 8804 to see if you could claim compensation. We have helped injured holidaymakers to claim the compensation that they were entitled to, so call today to begin your claim today.

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A Guide To TravelRepublic.co.uk Personal Injury Claims

Travel Republic holiday accident claims guideTravel Republic is a UK based online travel agency. It was started in 2003 by travel agent Peter Furner and university students Chris Waite, Paul Furner and Kane Pirie. The concept behind the business was to create an online space where customers could purchase holiday accommodation, flights, hire cars and airport parking, all at once. Travel Republic reviews are also a popular way for holidaymakers to take into account the opinion of others. Travel Republic is based in Kingston Upon Thames in London, UK. The business was bought by Dnata World Travel in 2011, which is a subsidiary of the Emirates Group, based in Dubai.

In this guide to making a personal injury claim against Travel Republic, we will look in detail at the following: what your rights are as a consumer when you book a package holiday, what sort of accidents could happen on a holiday overseas and we will explain the benefits of making a no win no fee claim. We have also included a personal injury claims calculator for accidents on a Travel Republic holiday to help you estimate how much holiday accident compensation you could be entitled to claim against Travel Republic.

Remember, if you have been injured because of a slip trip or fall abroad, wish to make a holiday claim for loss of enjoyment or have any other reason to make a TravelRepublic.co.uk personal injury claim, call us today for your free holiday accident claims consultation. If you are entitled to compensation, an excellent personal injury solicitor will start working on your claim right away.

What Is An Accident On A Travel Republic Holiday?

When you travel on a package holiday purchased through a travel agent, if you are injured because of an accident that was caused by substandard conditions in your hotel, on your flight, at an airport car park or in your hire car, you could make a claim against your travel agent.

In terms of making a personal injury claim, an accident on a Travel Republic holiday is an accident that was caused by negligence on the part of a responsible party. Because Travel Republic is a UK based travel agency that sells package holidays, if you are injured in a hotel or on a flight, you will make your holiday accident claim against Travel Republic, not against the individual airline or travel claim.

What Are My Rights When Booking A Package Holiday?

Luckily for holidaymakers from the UK, when a consumer who is resident in the UK books a package holiday with a UK tour operator, they have more rights than a consumer who has booked their holiday privately. Firstly, your tour operator or travel agent, such as Travel Republic, will be answerable for anything that could go wrong on your if someone else was at fault. Also, you will be protected by the Package Travel, Package Holiday, and Package Tour Regulations 2018 which state that if you are injured abroad you will be able to make your claim in the UK, using a holiday injury lawyer from the United Kingdom.

If you have booked your accommodation and flight through a travel agent such as Travel Republic, your holiday will be ATOL and ABTA protected. What does this mean?

  • ATOL: ATOL (Air Transport Organisers Licence), means that your flight is protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. This means that if the airline that you fly with ceases trading, you will be protected from losing your money or getting stranded abroad.
  • ABTA: ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents), obliges travel agents to abide by certain standards to protect their customers. These standards have been approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute. This means that any payment you make for holiday accommodation through your travel agent will be protected, if the business that owns the hotel or other accommodation ceases trading.

What Duty Of Care Does Travel Republic Owe Holidaymakers?

If you book a holiday via Travel Republic, they owe you (the customer) a duty of care whilst you are staying in your holiday accommodation, travelling on a flight, driving a hire car booked through your travel agent, that you have booked through their website. This means that the businesses involved have to take every reasonable precaution to uphold your health and safety, whilst using their premises or facilities. If they fail to do so and cause a health and safety hazard, which results in a holidaymaker becoming injured or ill, Travel Republic could be held liable for the person’s injuries and have to pay them compensation.

If you were injured because of negligence on a package holiday booked via Travel Republic, you could be entitled to make a holiday accident claim for compensation.

We will now look at what sort of accidents people have on holiday and claim compensation for, according to our holiday accident statistics. If you have been injured or made ill because of any of the reasons we have listed below, or any other sort of accident that was not your fault, call us today about making your personal injury claim for a package holiday.

Hire Car And Airport Transport Accident Claims

Have you suffered a holiday injury, caused by a holiday hire car accident that was not your fault? Then you could be entitled to claim compensation. Who will you claim compensation from? If your holiday hire car accident was caused by negligence on the part of Travel Republic, or the holiday hire car company then your claim will be against Travel Republic. If the accident was caused by another driver, or road user then your claim will be against them. Many of our clients also ask us “What happens if you crash a hire car?” If your car accident was caused by negligence on the part of the provider, then you could be entitled to claim compensation for your accident from your tour operator.

Have you been injured or made ill because of a holiday hire car accident? Then you could be entitled to make a holiday accident claim for compensation. Call Legal Expert to find the right solicitor to conduct your TravelRepublic.co.uk personal injury claim today.

Slip, Trip Or Fall Abroad On A Travel Republic Holiday

Have you been injured because of a slip, trip or fall abroad, on a Travel Republic holiday? Then you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. Unfortunately, slip, trip and fall injuries are the most common form of injury abroad. This is because a slip, trip or fall injury may be caused by even a small hazard on the floor, such as a drink that has been spilled in a hotel lobby, or a loose floor tile by a swimming pool. Other causes of slip, trip and fall injuries abroad could also include loose floor tiles, guests walking pool water onto a marble hotel lobby, causing the surface to become slippery, or broken flooring.

If you have been injured because of a slip, trip or fall abroad, on a package holiday or at a hotel booked through a travel agent, call Legal Expert today to see if you are entitled to compensation. If you have the right to make a personal injury claim, we will provide you with the right travel claim solicitor from our panel to handle your claim, who will start working on your case right away.

Claims For Accidents At Hotels Booked Through A Travel Agent

A common or frequently asked question is whether or not a personal injury claim for an accident at a hotel booked through Travel Republic, is bought about against the hotel management, owner, or the site themselves.

If a holidaymaker has an accident at a hotel booked through Travel Republic, which was caused by negligence on the part of the hotel, then you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. Accidents that could happen at hotels if they are not properly managed include: guests becoming ill with food poisoning, guests being injured in the hotel swimming pool, faulty furniture or fixings injuring guests, for example a railing coming away beneath the weight of a guest, causing them to fall.

If you have been injured or made ill at a hotel booked via a travel agent, because of negligence on the hotel’s part, you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. Call Legal Expert today, to enquire about making your online travel agent personal injury claim today.

Allergic Reactions On A Package Holiday Abroad

Unfortunately, food allergies could have serious consequences for those who suffer from them. For example, a person who suffers from a food allergy could be hospitalised as a result of eating a food substance that they are allergic to. In the most extreme cases, they could go into anaphylactic shock, which may result in their death, or the person slipping into a coma that they may never wake up from.

Of course, businesses where food is served, such as a flight, or hotel are not responsible for managing a food allergy. However, they are obliged to inform their customers of any allergenic ingredients that are included in their foods; on the menu or packaging and be willing to speak to a customer with a food allergy to ensure that they are well informed in their choices, if necessary. If the business fails to do this and the customer consumes a substance that they are allergic to, suffering an allergic reaction as a result, then the business could be held liable for their injuries and have to pay the injured person food allergy compensation as a result.

If you have suffered an allergic reaction on a Travel Republic holiday, because of misinformation, then you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. Call Legal Expert today, to see if you are entitled to claim.

Accidents On Excursions And Tours

Many package holidays booked through a travel agent include excursions, tours and organised activities as part of the deal. Providers of these activities have a duty of care towards holidaymakers when they participate in these activities. This involves conducting a risk assessment of the environment or activity, to put control measures in place to ensure that any risk is mitigated and ensuring that instructors are qualified and use the correct equipment where necessary. If a tour or activity provider fails to do this, and a guest is injured as a result, then the travel agent the activities were booked through could be held accountable for the person’s injuries and have to pay the injured party compensation.

If you have been injured or made ill because of negligence on a tour, excursion or organised activity provided by Travel Republic, you could be entitled to make a claim against TravelRepublic.co.uk. Call today to see if you are entitled to claim compensation for your injuries.

How Long Does It Take To Claim For An Accident On Holiday Abroad?

If you are injured or made ill on holiday, in an accident that was not your fault, there is a personal injury claims time limit. This means that you will not be able to begin your claim, after a select period of time. If you have booked your holiday through a UK tour operator like Travel Republic, the personal injury claims time limit will usually be three years. We recommend that you contact us as soon as possible to begin your holiday accident claim.

Once you have found the right personal injury claims solicitor, how long will your claim for a holiday illness or holiday injury take? Many claims are straightforward and settled out of court. These types of straightforward personal injury claims with admitted liability for a package holiday will only usually take a several months. However, there may be package holiday claims that go to court, because it is a complicated case or the tour operator disputes the claim, which could take several months or even over a year, to settle. Your travel claim solicitor should be able to advise you how much your claim could be worth, as a matter of course.

What Could Holiday Accident Claims Against Travel Republic Include?

If you are awarded Travel Republic accident compensation for your holiday illness or holiday injury, you will receive general damages and special damages. Let’s look at what this means in more detail below:

General Damages

General damages are awarded to compensate a claimant for the pain, suffering and loss of amenity that was caused by their holiday illness or holiday injury. General damages are usually the largest part of a compensation claim.

Special Damages:

Holidaymakers who are injured or made ill on holiday could also claim special damages, which will reimburse them for any expenses they had, as a result of their injuries. We have included some examples of special damages that our clients often claim for an accident on holiday, below.

  • Medical expenses: this could include the cost of medication, therapy, an operation, or any other sort of medical expenses you encounter as a result of your injuries.
  • Transport expenses: If you had to take a taxi to the hospital after your accident, or had to seek alternative transport after your accident if you were temporarily unable to drive, you could claim back these travel expenses.
  • At home care expenses: This could be funds to reimburse a friend or family member who cared for you whilst you were ill, or pay for a professional carer.
  • Home adaptation or mobility equipment expenses: In the very unfortunate event that you became disabled as a result of your accident, you could claim expenses to pay for any mobility equipment or home adaptations that you may now need.
  • Loss of income: If you had to take time off work to recover from your injuries, you could claim back any salary or in work benefits payments that you lost.

Travel Republic Personal Injury Claims Calculator

You may use our personal injury claims calculator to estimate how much compensation you could be entitled to claim. Alternatively, call us today to speak to an advisor, who will be able to estimate how much you could claim, based on your personal circumstances.

Location of injury on bodyCommentsSeverity of injurySettlement guidelines
Arm injuries (other)Including various injuries to the arm falling short of amputations and/ or the loss of one or both arms.Minor - severeup to £114,810
Wrist injuriesIncluding different forms of fracture and break of the wrist. In some instances there may be disabilities in the affected wrist.All gradesup to £52,490
Hand injuriesInjuries which fall short of the effective or actual loss of the hand through injury or necessary amputation.Minor - serious£800 - £54,280
Neck injuriesCould range from whiplash like injuries through to damage to the spine, discs and resulting in disability. Minor - severeup to £130060
Back injuriesCases could include severe injuries to the spine itself, the discs or surrounding tissues. May also at the lower end include much less severe injuries. Minor - severeup to £141,150
Shoulder injuriesIn some instances shoulder injuries may be related to or sustained at the same time as neck injuries.Minor - severeup to £42,110
Leg injuriesMay include a variety of different forms of fractures and breaks. Some similar injuries may be deamed to be in a lower or higher category of injury than this.Less serious£15,750 to £24,340
Knee injuriesHarm cauased may include cartilage tears, or other soft tissue tears, dislocations or injury which otherwise results in the joint being unstable and weak in the future. Moderate£13,010 to £22,960
Head injuriesAs this is a wide band in terms of damages which may be paid there will be a variety of factors which will be assessed in judging compensation awarded.Minor£1,940 to £11,200
Mental anguishGeneral mental anguish caused by the accident/ injury.N/A£4,100

No Win No Fee Holiday Claims Against Travel Republic

If you have been injured or made ill because of an accident on a Travel Republic holiday that was not your fault, you could make a no win no fee claim for compensation. This means that your solicitor will not charge you an upfront fee to make your claim, instead, you will only have to pay your fee if you win. This means that in the unlikely instance that you do not win your claim, you will not have to pay us a penny.

To learn more about making a no win no fee claim, read our online guide, or call us today to speak to an advisor and begin your package holiday accident claim.

Contact A Holiday Accident Claims Solicitor Today

If you have been injured or made ill because of negligence whilst travelling on a holiday booked via Travel Republic, start your holiday injury claim today. Call Legal Expert to find the right solicitor to handle your claim, and get the holiday accident compensation that you are entitled to.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

Further Helpful Information

 

How Much Compensation For An Accident Whilst On A Packaged Holiday? – find out in this guide.

How Much Compensation Can I Claim For A Slip, Trip Or Fall Claim? – learn more here.

 

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