Harmony of the Seas strikes sour note with passengers

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Harmony of the Seas strikes sour note with passengers

Royal Caribbeans flagship liner, Harmony of the Seas, is making headlines at Your Holiday Claims.

  • Passengers suffer in suspected food poisoning outbreak with food said to be served “cold” and meat “raw”
  • Guests claim to have been left without water and blast lack of hand sanitizers
  • British holidaymaker contacts Your Holiday Claims for compensation advice

Was your cruise ship holiday ruined by illness on board the Harmony of the Seas?

At Your Holiday Claims, our specialist cruise ship illness solicitors are on-hand to help you claim the compensation you rightfully deserve. No win no fee.

With over 50 years experience in travel law and an unrivalled claim success rate, you can rest assured that your claim is the safest of hands with Your Holiday Claims.

To discuss your case with our experts, call 0330 100 2851 now.

Cruise ship illness on board Harmony of the Seas

The worlds largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, is firmly under the sickness spotlight at Your Holiday Claims.

Despite only launching in May 2016, the 6,780 capacity liner has featured prominently in the national press for all the wrong reasons.

Passengers who boarded the vessel at Southampton for a 4-night cruise to Rotterdam in late May were left far from impressed and claim the “ship was not fit for paying passengers” with reports of construction work, overflowing urinals and poor hygiene common on review site Cruise Critic.

In a particularly alarming report, one holidaymaker on this cruise comments that they, along with many other guests were served a “tray of breaded chicken that was completely raw” in the Windjammer buffet.

They add that “the ship was so unprepared for this sailing.”

“Basic health and safety standards could not be met. There was no hand sanitizer near the main dining areas and on the penultimate day, we were told by a staff member that the ship had no hot water (?)”

Unfortunately, it appears that these “teething problems” are continuing to trouble passengers. Holidaymakers who sailed on board the Harmony of the Seas as recently as November and December 2016 report worrying lapses in food hygiene with meals said to be frequently “cold.”

One November holidaymaker even labels dining “totally unpleasant” claiming that the ship is “too big, borderline chaotic, weak food and service.”

Your Holiday Claims regularly successfully settle claims for holidaymakers struck by illness on board cruise ships. Experienced lawyer, Tracy Stansfield secured a staggering £42,500 in total compensation for 26 clients after outbreaks of norovirus plagued the Fred Olsen Boudicca liner.

Commenting on the reports of illness on the Harmony of the Seas, Tracy said: “It appears that poor food hygiene has been something of a regular feature on this vessel.

“There is no excuse for illness on a cruise ship holiday and tour operators must be held accountable for any failing in their duty of care. Whether this is the first sailing or the hundredth sailing, passengers should expect nothing but the highest standards of safety and hygiene.

“I strongly urge anyone who has been unfortunate enough to suffer from illness symptoms such as sickness and diarrhoea on board the Harmony of the Seas to come forward and contact Your Holiday Claims for specialised legal advice.”

Dont delay, start your claim today

The expert solicitors at Your Holiday Claims have already helped holidaymakers just like you, receive thousands in successful no win no fee cruise ship sickness claims.

As long as your ruined cruise was booked as a package through a tour operator and was within the last three years, you too could be entitled to anything between £770 – £43,890 in compensation.

To see how we can help you, call 0330 100 2851 now and speak to our experts.

Or, if you would prefer a call back, simply complete the online contact form and a dedicated cruise ship claims specialist will be in touch shortly.

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.

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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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