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How to claim compensation for an accident whilst on holiday

Making a compensation claim is something you should always get help with, and Accident Advice Helpline provide the best legal help and advice. With over 15 years of experience, we can give you free, no-obligation advice about how to claim compensation for an accident whilst on holiday.

Some information if you’re injured on holiday

If you’re in an accident while on holiday, don’t wait until you get home before you do anything.

The first thing to do is report it locally. If you are in a car accident, you should always inform your insurance company immediately. If your accident happened in a public place, such as a hotel, on a boat trip or even while shopping, report it to the company concerned. They will have an accident procedure for you to follow.

See a doctor as soon as possible, to make sure your injuries aren’t more serious than they look. Most surgeries will offer treatment to a temporary patient if they are on holiday. Follow this up with a visit to your own GP when you return home. You will need a doctor to provide a report about your injuries.

If you were not to blame, don’t worry about trying to find a local solicitor to offer you advice. Accident Advice Helpline can assess your claim and offer advice over the phone, so the sooner you call us about how to claim compensation for an accident whilst on holiday, the better.

A free assessment from Accident Advice Helpline

Our professional advisors have all been trained to use our unique 30-second test™. This has been devised to that they can assess your eligibility to claim compensation, and they can do it over the phone.

  • You can only claim if you were not responsible for causing your accident.
  • You will need a report from a doctor to provide medical evidence in support of your claim.
  • You can start your claim as soon as you like, but you must call to start it within the 3-year deadline.

They can even provide an estimate of how much your claim could be worth, which our legal experts can use a guide when it comes to agreeing your compensation. Our solicitors also all work on a no win no fee basis. This means you don’t have to worry about finding any money to start your claim.

Find out how to claim compensation for an accident whilst on holiday

To get advice about a claim, just call 0800 689 5659, free . The sooner you call for advice, the sooner we can get to work on your claim.