Holiday travel tips, and how to claim compensation through a law firm
Going on holiday is one of the most exciting parts of the year for many people, but it is also a time that is fraught with worries and concerns. Being away from your home for an extended period of time can be nerve wracking, as can having to travel long distances on a flight or other form of long distance travel. If you want to enjoy your holiday then you need to prepare for this as much as possible, so that you can be sure that every eventuality is thought of and planned for.
- Get to the airport on time. Make sure that you leave yourself plenty of time to get to the airport as it is much better to be early and have to wander around the airport than to be late and miss your flight altogether.
- Try shipping your bags home. Instead of taking your bags back home through the airport, it may be safer and quicker to get your bags shipped overnight to your home address so that they may even beat you there! Theft and damage of property is most people’s biggest worry after a flight, so this cuts that worry out of your plans.
- Make custom luggage tags. If you make your own luggage tags, or choose unusual tags that will really stick out, it is much more difficult for someone to get away with taking your bag either accidentally or on purpose. Make sure that your tags are firmly secured to the bag as well, so that they cannot be easily removed.
- Avoid unsecured wifi. At an airport you may be linked to the official wifi provider, but you could also have found yourself lured into a free wifi source which can steal your information. Avoid logging into the wifi at all if you can.
How to claim compensation with a South Lanarkshire law firm
If you do get into an accident on holiday, which was caused by someone else, think about using a South Lanarkshire law firm to make a claim for compensation. Ask friends and family if they have any recommendations for decent South Lanarkshire law firm which may be able to help you, or you could look for a well-rated South Lanarkshire law firm online.
Alternatively, you could try calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone to speak to the friendly, helpful team there about your accident, and get advice on whether or not you have a good case for compensation, as well as finding out more about the claims process. If you decide to proceed, the helpline can pass you over to an experienced and dedicated in house personal injury lawyer, who will work on a 100% ‘no win, no fee*’ basis to help you to get the compensation you deserve. The lawyer will also work on your behalf, so that you don’t have to go to court.
Date Published: 26th July 2014
Author: David Brown