I contracted campylobacter on holiday abroad, can I claim?

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Have you contracted campylobacter on holiday abroad in the past 3 years?

If your campylobacter infection was contracted as a result of you consuming contaminated food or drink provided by your holiday hotel, you should be able to claim compensation from your tour company.

The Package Travel Regulations 1992 allow you to claim compensation from your tour operator if you have contracted campylobacter (or other similar infection) whilst on holiday abroad.

At Your Holiday Claims, we have successfully obtained thousands of pounds in compensation for British holidaymakers who have had holidays ruined due to this type of holiday illness.

What is campylobacter?

Campylobacter is a common cause of food poisoning.

Food poisoning usually occurs when food or drink are contaminated with bacteria, viruses or parasites.

Undercooked food and cross contamination are some of the most common causes of campylobacter outbreaks, especially in hotels abroad and in all-inclusive holiday destinations where poor hygiene practices exist.

What are the symptoms of campylobacter?

Typically, campylobater food poisoning causes gastric illness which can lead to symptoms of diarrhoea, fever, and vomiting. In severe cases, especially if symptoms are not treated quickly, severe dehydration can occur. This may lead to hospitalisation.

What should I do if I suffer these symptoms?

Seek treatment from a doctor in resort and from your own GP on return to the UK.

What can we do for you?

Should you wish to claim compensation, we offer free legal advice and will deal with your claims on a no win no fee basis. Click here for more info.

How much compensation will I receive after contracting campylobacter?

Here at Your Holiday Claims, our goal is to help you obtain the maximum compensation you deserve. However as each case is different, it is difficult to provide exact figures early in the process.

For information on how much your claim may be worth, you can take a look at our holiday illness compensation guide.

Campylobacter Compensation Claims Advice

If you have contracted campylobacter on holiday and want to bring a campylobacter compensation claim against your tour operator, call our helpline on 0330 100 2851 to speak directly to a holiday illness claims specialist.

Alternatively, if you wish to request a call back, simply complete the online contact form on our website and 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.

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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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