Holidaymaker contracts campylobacter at the Alvor Baia Hotel Apartamento

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At Your Holiday Claims we have recently received an enquiry from a British holidaymaker who contracted campylobacter on holiday in Portugal.

They had travelled to the Alvor Baia Hotel Apartamento to enjoy a family holiday, yet their stay was ruined by sickness, diarrhoea, and stomach cramps.

Due to the severity of the illness, the holidaymaker was forced to see a doctor on their return to the UK.

Recent visitors to the hotel have reported being served food which appeared to be undercooked and poorly prepared.

One hotel guest commented on TripAdvisor that “food that is supposed to be hot is always lukewarm or cold”.

Others reported that they would “worry about the bacteria growing on the food”.

Anne Thomson, Head of Travel Law at Your Holiday Claims, commented: “It is very concerning to read of holidaymakers contracting campylobacter on holiday.”

“Campylobacter are a group of bacteria that can cause food poisoning. This often leads to a holidaymaker contracting gastroenteritis, which is an inflammation of the stomach or bowels causing symptoms including vomiting and diarrhoea.”

“It is vital that tour operators and hotel management ensure that high food and hygiene standards are implemented and maintained in order to prevent any further outbreak of infection.”

“I would encourage anyone who has fallen ill on holiday at the Alvor Baia Hotel Apartamento, to contact myself or a member of our holiday claims team for advice on all aspects of the claim process.”

If you believe your holiday was ruined by campylobacter, you can find out how our experts can help you make a campylobacter holiday compensation claim here.

Contact Your Holiday Claims today

For more information on how we can help you make a successful claim for compensation, contact Your Holiday Claims today.

Our dedicated holiday claims team has over 50 years combined experience within the travel law industry. They have the background knowledge and expertise to help you obtain the best possible outcome for your claim.

To receive a free, no obligation initial consultation, call us on 0330 100 2851

Or if you’d prefer to arrange a call back, you can start your holiday claim online.

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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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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.
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Holidaymaker contracts campylobacter at the Alvor Baia Hotel Apartamento