Being safe on holiday is one of the keys to enjoying every moment of your holiday, and not risking the entire experience by being unsafe or careless. If you book the right holiday, you should have everything planned out and taken care of well in advance, which means that you shouldn’t have to worry about something going wrong and causing an accident.
However, accidents can happen, even if you have planned your holiday down to the last minute, so knowing more about health and safety (and being prepared for claiming compensation in Croydon if something bad happens) can help you to enjoy your break.
- Wash your hands. You should be doing this anyway, as part of your day to day life, but if you want to get into the habit there is no better place to start than on holiday. Look into antibacterial gel which can cleanse your hands even if you are not sure about the tap water where you are staying.
- Calm down. Holidays are very stressful for the adult members of the party, often. Try to get past this before you even head out, so that you can relax and enjoy your holiday. Try to decide to go with the flow as your holiday goes on, rather than stressing about every detail.
- Travel safely. Choose a way to travel which has been reviewed and proven to be safe. If you don’t like the look of a mode of transport then simply refuse to take it. It is better that it takes you longer to reach a destination than you get into an accident on the way.
- Get all of your vaccinations. Go to your doctor before you head off on holiday and ask which vaccinations you should be having. Make sure to go well in advance, because some will need to take place a while before you leave.
Claiming compensation in Croydon
If an accident or injury ruins your holiday then you may be able to consider claiming compensation in Croydon.
However you will only be able to do this if you can prove that your accident was the fault of someone else, so call Accident Advice Helpline on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
The team at the helpline are able to tell you everything you need to know about compensation, and how to make a successful claim.
They will leave it up to you to decide whether or not you have a good case for a successful claim and, if you do, pass you over to an in-house personal injury lawyer who can work on a 100% no win no fee basis to help you to get the compensation you deserve.
Your injury lawyer will also work on your behalf, so that you don’t have to go to court.
Date Published: 19th May 2014
Author: David Brown