Travellers should take extra care if they have booked their own flights directly with the airline, as they will not be ATOL
The research found that an increasing number of people are now well informed about the benefits of booking an ATOL
protection you could end up skint and have no way of returning home.
You should always make sure Y the travel company you book with is ATOL
protected and David Moesli, the Civil Aviation Association's deputy director of consumer protection, says: "In the last three years the number of ATOL
protected bookings has increased year-on-year - meaning more holidaymakers are now financially protected and our Pack Peace of Mind campaign has played an important role in this.
has more than 500 computing platforms, each simulating a high-fidelity aircraft with advanced technologies.
If you did not book a packaged holiday you may still be protected under either Atol
or Abta - you need to ask the firm you booked with and find this out.
Travel Click Ltd appeared, alongside around 50 other companies on a list of 'late-renewing ATOL
holders' issued in April by the C's Consumer Protection Group.
To achieve Accredited Body status Freedom Travel Group was required to meet all of the CAA's criteria and the accreditation of Freedom Travel Group brings the number of confirmed Accredited Bodies with the ATOL
scheme to four.
Improving holiday protection: your guide to how ATOL
is changing has been developed as part of the CAA's ATOL
education campaign and is intended to help travel agents to understand how reforms announced by the government will affect their work.
Without an Atol
licence, clients are not compensated automatically if a travel firm goes bust.
They are advised to submit a claim to the CAA via the ATOL
website or contact the CAA on 0844 856 2585.
travel Organised by Omega Holidays plc ABTA No V4782 ATOL
No 6081 - Return flight from Bristol to Barcelona - Return airport to hotel transfers - Three nights at the 3 star Hotel Kursaal, Calafell - Four nights at the 3 star Hotel de la Reine Amelie, Amelie-les-Bains - Half board - Visits to Rennes-le-Chateau, Carcassonne, The Dali Museum in Fugueres and Barcelona - Services of a tour manager Organised by Preferred Travel Services Ltd ABTA No W3692 ATOL
No 5537 - Return flight from Cardiff to Malaga - Return airport to hotel transfers - One piece of hold luggage - Five nights at the 3 star Fuengirola Park Hotel (4 star upgrade available) - Continental breakfast - Full day visit to Gibraltar - Services of a tour manager - Option to book on-line at: - www.