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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at practitioners interested in the law relating to package holidays. It provides guidance in assessing whether part or all of a holiday constitutes a “package” for the purposes of the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 and the ATOL Regulations.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand why it matters whether a holiday is a package or not;
  • Know what will constitute a “package holiday”;
  • Be familiar with the current law and guidance relating to package travel;
  • Understand how the courts have approached the definition of a “package” in the authorities;
  • Know what factors to bear in mind when considering whether a holiday is a package or not.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • ABTA v CAA [2006] EWHC 13 (Admin);
  • Civil Aviation (Air Travel Organisers' Licensing)(Amendment) Regulations 2003;
  • Civil Aviation (Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing) Regulations 1995;
  • Civil Aviation Authority v Travel Republic Ltd[2010] EWHC 1151 (Admin);
  • Club-Tour, Viagrens e Turismo SA v Alberto Carlos Lobo Gonçalves Garrido (Case C-400/00) [2002] ECR I-4051;
  • Department of Transport’s “ATOL Reform Consultation Document”;
  • Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992.

In this podcast Peter Stewart, a Partner from Field Fisher Waterhouse discusses the law relating to Package Travel and the definitions of a Package Holiday.

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