ABTA


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ABTA

(ˈæbtə)
n acronym for
Association of British Travel Agents
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ABTA

[ˈaebtə] N ABBR =Association of British Travel AgentsAEDAVE f
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Abta says riders often have little experience of such vehicles, don't wear appropriate clothing or footwear and they are frequently not covered by standard travel insurance policies, risking huge medical bills if they get injured.
Here is some advice from Abta about what to do if you have booked a holiday with Super Break: If you made your booking through a travel agent or other travel company - not directly with Super Break - then you will need to contact that company for advice and guidance.
The vast majority of holidaymakers' travel arrangements will be covered through one of a number of different types of financial protection," an ABTA statement explained.
This could equate to 8.6 million people putting themselves at risk, if the findings from the survey of more than 2,000 people in May were projected across Britain, Abta said.
Abta is reminding people to make sure they take out a travel insurance policy as soon as they book their holiday, as this will help protect them if they need to cancel due to an unexpected event or illness.
Mark Tanzer, chief executive at Abta, said: "Millions of holidaymakers are heading off abroad each year either without the right travel insurance in place - or without any insurance at all.
ABTA chief executive Mark Tanzer said: "We see at first-hand the damage caused by travel fraudsters after customers find out their much-anticipated holiday does not actually exist."
Abta claims travellers now have a much greater awareness of tourism's impact on local communities - for example, with the use of plastics.
The claims related to the display of Air Travel Organisers Licence (ATOL) and Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) logos on signs at the premises in Alcester Road South, Kings Heath.
UK travel firms reported 36 quad bike accidents and seven moped accidents to Abta in 2017, but the total number of incidents is believed to be much higher.
According to Abta, most holidaymakers are heading for winter sun, flying short-haul to the Canary Islands, Antalya in Turkey and Hurghada in Egypt, or long-haul to Mexico and the Dominican Republic.