Claiming compensation for E coli on holiday in Egypt

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Claiming compensation for E coli on holiday in Egypt

If you’ve have been affected by E coli on holiday in Egypt it can understandably be a very distressing experience.

E coli can cause serious food poisoning leading to symptoms of vomiting, diarrhoea and in some cases dehydration. This can quickly ruin a holiday which you have worked hard to save for.

At YourHolidayClaims, we believe that anyone whose package holiday has been ruined by a genuine illness deserves to receive compensation for the ruined holiday.

In this article, our specialist solicitors offer advice on how you can make a claim for compensation after suffering E coli in Egypt.

Was your holiday booked as part of a package?

The first thing that needs to be established when making any holiday claim is whether your holiday was part of a package.

Your holiday will normally be a package if:

  • It was advertised as a package or all-inclusive deal
  • The holiday was sold to you at an inclusive or total price
  • You bought more than one part of the holiday from one company with one payment

If your holiday was booked as a package and took place in the last 3 years, you will be protected by the Package Travel Arrangements 2018.

This means that your E coli compensation claim can be brought directly against your tour operator right here in the UK. At YourHolidayClaims, our specialist solicitors have many years’ experience dealing with tour operators to help our clients receive the best possible outcome for their claim.

Can you make a claim for E coli in Egypt?

In order to make a holiday claim, it will need to be demonstrated that the illness you suffered was caused by poor food or hygiene standards at your hotel.

At YourHolidayClaims, our legal experts have already helped numerous holidaymakers receive compensation after suffering E coli caused by poor food hygiene standards in Egypt.

Unfortunately, many all-inclusive hotels in Egypt have suffered problems with food poisoning outbreaks causing illness such as E coli amongst guests.

What evidence do you need to make a claim for E coli in Egypt?

As with any personal injury claim, it is important to gather as much evidence as possible to support your claim.

This can include:

  • Reporting the illness to your tour operator
  • Providing any medical reports on your illness
  • Keeping receipts from any out of pocket expenses caused by your illness (medical or travel costs etc.)
  • Photographs of any poor hygiene standards at your hotel
  • Evidence from any other guests who were ill at your hotel

You can find more information on evidence for making a holiday illness claim here.

Talk to our experienced holiday claims team today

If you’d like to talk to a member of our experienced holiday claims team, you can call us now on 0330 100 2851.

Or, if you’d prefer to arrange a call back at a time that suits you, you can start your holiday illness claim online 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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Comments from our happy clients

Trevor and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your team who helped us in our successful claim. It is such a relief to be able to now put this behind us. Many thanks for all your hard work and for all you have done for us.
Bryonie and Trevor Price
I would like to thank Anne Thomson for all her help, understanding and patience throughout my claim.
Jacqui Taylor
Following my family becoming ill on holiday and my 2 year old daughter becoming particularly unwell, I contacted Anne at Your Holiday Claims from an internet search to see what I could do in regards to bringing this to my holiday company’s attention.
Emma Sheridan
I would like to thank Tracy Stansfield for the work she has carried out for me and assisting me in getting justice against the tour operator.
Dave Robertson
Having never thought to have contacted a solicitor to pursue a claim for compensation before, I am glad that I instructed Your Holiday Claims to deal with my claim following a holiday illness I suffered during my stay in Egypt.
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