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Course Aims:

The caselaw on excursions has developed enormously in the last few years. The Court of Appeal in particular has been active in the area, with Parker v TUI and Harrison v Jagged Globe clarifying tour operators’ liabilities for excursions sold in resort. However, the lower courts have not been idle either. In this podcast, travel law and personal injury expert Sarah Prager illustrates the differing approaches taken in the different courts and some of the arguments deployed in such cases.

Date Recorded: 5th July 2012

After completing the course you will:
  • Appreciate why excursions and off-package sales generate so much litigation;
  • Have considered the arguments often deployed in these cases;
  • Be aware of case law which has considered the contractual nexus between tour operator and holiday maker;
  • Have considered the case law dealing with the tortious duties of tour operators towards holidaymakers;
  • Appreciate how the case of Harrison v Jagged Globe has impacted on this area;
  • Understand the limits of a tour operator’s duty of care in relation to excursions and off-package tours;
  • Know how to advise injured tourists in these cases.
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Case Update
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Harrison v Jagged Globe (Alpine) Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 835;
  • Harrison v Jagged Globe Limited, unreported, 14th April 2011;
  • Moore v Hotelplan Limited [2010] EWHC 276 (QB);
  • Parker v TUI UK Limited [2009] EWCA Civ 1261;
  • Roach v Hotelplan, Swansea County Court, 5th February 2009.

In this podcast Sarah Prager, a barrister specialising in travel law and personal injury from 1 Chancery Lane discusses excursions and the latest developments in off-package sales.

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