Balcony safety advice

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Balcony safety advice

Unfortunately, every year British holidaymakers suffer accidents on balconies whilst on holiday abroad. Often the accident may be caused by a faulty or unsafe balcony.

The expert injuries abroad solicitors at YHC have successfully helped holidaymakers just like you, receive thousands in compensation following accidents in package holiday hotels.

Read below as our expert solicitors outline their top tips for staying safe on hotel balconies and what to do should you or your family suffer a hotel accident.

To see if you are entitled to make a claim for injury compensation, call 0330 100 2851 and speak with one of our travel law specialists.

Top tips for balcony safety

There are steps a holidaymaker can take to help prevent the risk of a balcony accident occurring:

  • Always check the construction of a balcony to ensure that it is safe
  • Do not sit on or lean over balcony rails
  • Never leave children unattended on balconies
  • Do not climb from one balcony to another

If you have any reservations regarding the safety of a balcony, inform the hotel management or a tour operator representative and ask to be moved to another room

Take photographs of anything that is a cause for concern – this may help to support any subsequent claim.

Despite taking best precautions, accidents on holiday can happen. If you have suffered an accident in a package holiday hotel contact Your Holiday Claims for advice on the merits of making a claim.

Can I make a claim?

You are entitled to pursue a holiday accident claim within three years of the accident date. However, the sooner a claim is started the better.

Liability has to be established and it is always important to obtain evidence where possible. Witness details, photographic evidence and medical evidence including details of treatment from a GP can all help to build a strong case.

Why choose us?

At YourHolidayClaims we have over 50 years combined experience within the travel law industry. Our holiday accident claims specialists are always on hand to answer any questions you may have on the process of making

We accept most claims on a no win no fee basis. This means that you can bring a claim for compensation without the risk of being left out of pocket. For more information on our no win no fee policy, take a look at our no win no fee holiday claims page.

Contact us today

To receive instant advice on the merits of your case, call free on 0330 100 2851.  

Alternatively, you can request a call back by providing a few details of your injury on holiday here.

Get in touch with one of our team

If you would like more information on how to make a claim for holiday illness, or would like some advice to determine if you could have a successful claim, speak to our team of professional experts who cover a wide range of legal matters, from loss of income due to holiday illness to serious injury claims. Contact us today on 0330 100 2851.

Book your call with one of our holiday claims experts
If you or any members of your family have fallen ill on holiday in the last 3 years, or been involved in an accident abroad, you may be entitled to compensation and we are here to help.

So start the process today by calling our holiday claims experts on 0330 100 2851, or simply complete the online contact form below to arrange a quick call-back. We look forward to helping you.
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Balcony safety advice