Your guide to accidents on holiday
Holidays are something that many of us look forward to all year, so it can be really exciting when the time rolls round and we’re preparing for the next adventure. Though most breaks are very enjoyable and go without any slip-ups or incidents, sometimes things can happen that are beyond our control. Here, we talk you through the issues that are often associated with having an accident on holiday, so you can rest safe in the knowledge that you’re fully prepared for a stress-free break. There’s some information here about a Byfleet accident claims helpline too, in the unfortunate event that you might need it.
Take out appropriate insurance
Whether you’re going on holiday in the UK or abroad, it’s sensible to take out holiday insurance. Different policies cover different things, but they can make sure that you’re covered in situations like if you have an accident and you need urgent medical attention, or even if you lost your baggage or have a problem with the bookings that you made. Speak to an insurance provider about your options, and think carefully about making this investment. It’s often a really great idea and can provide you with a lot of peace of mind.
Remember that alcohol often causes accidents
Alcohol can often lead to accidents happening. Though you may want to enjoy a few drinks while you’re away to help you to relax, it’s important to keep this in mind. Many accidents, such as trips and falls, are caused by having too much to drink, so try to enjoy alcohol in moderation. You might want to alternate each alcoholic beverage with a glass of water, so you can keep an eye on how much you consume. This could also help you to minimise the impact of your hangover the next day. Generally speaking, you can only make a claim for an accident if it wasn’t your fault.
Too late? Contact a Byfleet accident claims helpline
If you have left it too late and you’ve already had an accident whilst you were on holiday, you might want to make a claim for compensation. To do this, you’ll need the expert services of a Byfleet accident claims helpline. Use Accident Advice Helpline by calling 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
If you have a holiday coming up, make sure that you pay careful attention to this advice to ensure you have a accident and stress free holiday.
Date Published: 14th December 2014
Author: David Brown