CAA extends ATOL credit note protection to March

The CAA has confirmed it will extend ATOL protection for new refund credit notes up to the end of March.

This means that consumers whose package holiday bookings are cancelled will be able to safely accept a refund credit note – where it is suitable for them.

Consumers remain entitled to a cash refund should they not wish to accept a refund credit note.

Protection for new refund credit notes issued had previously been extended to December and then to the January in recognition of disruption to the travel industry.

Paul Smith, consumer director at the UK Civil Aviation Authority, said: “We recognise that changes to government restrictions on travel have an unprecedented effect on ATOL h

Source : Breakingtravelnews