We all have our preferred holiday destinations to visit each year, but for many people Sharm El-Sheikh and other Egyptian destinations are among the best they could go to. Fortunately most people have a wonderful time while they are there and return with nothing but good memories. Unfortunately however, some will suffer from Egypt holiday food poisoning as a result of negligence in the way the food served is prepared, stored or provided.
Food poisoning can be quite a nasty experience to go through. Even milder cases can leave you feeling quite ill for a couple of days. In more severe cases some people might end up having lasting effects that may still be present after they have come back from their holiday. Thankfully these cases don’t happen very often but even in short-lived food poisoning cases the afflicted people can be poorly for several days and ruin their holiday as a result.
People choose their destinations based on holiday brochures and the star rating of the resorts in question. However in every case you would expect the destination to provide an excellent service in every respect, including its food services.
What might happen if you are affected by food poisoning?
A case of holiday food poisoning would almost certainly ruin a few days of your holiday, depending on when it occurred. In some cases people have to travel home while suffering, which is the last thing you would want to do. Typical symptoms include sickness and diarrhoea, along with stomach cramps and a possible temperature. The exact symptoms may depend on the exact cause of the food poisoning. However in every case you are likely to feel quite poorly indeed, and it may well spoil several days of your break.
Call AAH if you’ve been through this situation in the last three years
No one wants to get food poisoning but going through it on holiday when it is someone else’s fault makes it even worse. Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 today to learn more – this is our free 24/7 enquiry line and there will always be someone here to take your call. If you’ve suffered and you are wondering if you could make a no win, no fee* claim for compensation as a result of your food poisoning, we may be able to provide you with the answers you want.
Date Published: April 19, 2015
Author: Rob Steen
Category: Food poisoning claims