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    Survivor Guide: Surfing in Bournemouth

    Bournemouth is a city located on the south coast of England and is always buzzing with tourists in the summer. It is a place well known for its beach and its surfing. Here is how to stay safe on the coast and avoid a travel accident.

    What types of travel accidents can occur whilst surfing?

    One main type of travel injury which can be sustained whilst surfing is a head injury and concussion. The main cause of this is when a surfer falls off their board and hits their head on a rock or other solid object in the sea. Other travel accidents can vary from swallowing water to cutting yourself on sharp coral reefs.

    How to avoid having to make a travel accident compensation claim?

    When you are going surfing, make sure you are confident you know what you are doing. If you are a beginner or are feeling a little rusty then take a lesson before hitting the sea as this could prevent a potentially nasty travel injury. Also, if you can, surf with someone else, this means there is always someone looking out for you so if you should be dragged under water then the other person can sound the alarm and prevent you from having a fatal travel accident.

    Finally, if you are not experienced, do not go out surfing in particularly choppy weather. Even for professionals this is dangerous and can cause many a travel accident. Sometimes it is not worth the risk, so always check the weather forecast so that you don’t find yourself stuck in a storm.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    Unfortunately, travel accidents can and do happen whilst on holiday wherever you are. If you have sustained a travel injury whether in the UK or abroad within the last three years that wasn’t your fault you may be able to make a claim. Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm specialising in claims such as travel accident compensation.

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    With years of experience our team of skilled lawyers will make the claims process as simple and stress-free as possible. In fact, many clients are able to settle their travel compensation claims without stepping foot in a court room.

    To find out how much your travel compensation claim could potentially be worth speak to Accident Advice Helpline on our 24-hour Freephone number, 0800 689 0500. Alternatively take the simple 30-second compensation calculator test online.

    Date Published: July 22, 2015

    Author: Accident Advice


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