Claiming for loss income due to illness abroad

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Claiming for loss income due to illness abroad

Anyone who has suffered illness abroad will know just how frustrating it is to have a much anticipated holiday ruined. Losing income due to the illness continuing on your return home only compounds that frustration.

At Your Holiday Claims, we often speak to holidaymakers who are left suffering weeks of illness after falling ill at an all-inclusive package holiday. Not only do they feel that the money the spent on the holiday has been wasted, many are left facing further financial costs after requiring time off work to recover.

However, by speaking to the expert solicitors at Your Holiday Claims, anyone who suffered a loss of earnings due to a holiday illness can be compensated for their losses on top of any compensation received for the illness they have suffered.

Here, we take a look at whether you could be entitled to make a claim for loss of income after an illness abroad.

Do you have a right to make a claim?

The first step to discovering whether you can receive compensation for a loss of income is to establish whether you have a legal right to make a claim.

Your rights are protected by the Package Travel Regulations 2018. As long as your holiday was booked as part of a package within the past 3 years, you can bring a claim against your tour operator here in the UK. If your holiday illness was caused by fault on the part of the hotel, your tour operator will be responsible.

Some of the most common causes of sickness on holiday include:

  • Outbreaks of sickness caused by food poisoning
  • Illness caused by drinking contaminated water
  • Illness or infections caused by unclean swimming pool water

How much can you claim?

By speaking to the legal experts at Your Holiday Claims, you can receive compensation for the illness you have suffered, the lost days of your holiday and any out of pocket expenses you incur.

If your illness has resulted in a loss of earnings, we can help you claim back the money you have lost. For instance, if you are self-employed, any work you have missed out on can be included in your claim for holiday illness compensation.

Speak to the legal experts at Your Holiday Claims today

If your holiday has been ruined by illness abroad, the dedicated solicitors at Your Holiday Claims can help you receive the compensation that you deserve.

With over 50 years combined experience in travel law, our specialist team has already helped UK holidaymakers claim over £1million in compensation.

To find out how much we can help you claim, call us now on 0330 100 2851.

Or, simply complete our quick online contact form and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.



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.
Christopher Whitwell
We are very happy with the outcome of our case, especially as we were not offered anything from the tour operator we had booked our holiday with.
Dianne Cherry
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Claiming for loss income due to illness abroad