Atol Protection Cover. All UK firms selling holidays with air travel must be signed up to ATOL look for the logo see right. What is ATOL protection.
The ATOL scheme provides financial protection for most package holidays that involve a flight sold by UK travel businesses. However package holidays are covered by ATOL. It stands for Air Travel Organisers Licence and.
If the worst happens under ATOL youll get a refund for your holiday or an alternative holidaytransport.
Also if a client were to book two or more elements such as flight accommodation car hire then the consumer would be protected. Flights and accommodation including on a cruise or flights and car hire or flights accommodation and car hire. Some firms went bust and left people stranded so ATOL was brought in to get people home or provide refunds. Flight only bookings are generally not covered by ATOL.