April 2016 eBulletin: Know your air passenger rights before jetting off
With many of us counting down the days until we jet off somewhere sunny and thousands of Irish fans heading off to France for the UEFA EURO 2016 championship, we at ECC Ireland thought it would be a good idea to talk about air passenger rights for this month’s eBulletin.
Flight cancellation, delay, or denied boarding
There’s so much to do for a trip away. So to make it that little bit easier we’ve provided some handy tips and reminders about your rights in cases of flight cancellation, flight delay, denied boarding, or heaven forbid, lost, delayed or damaged baggage.
Consumer and travel advice for EURO 2016 fans
If you’re lucky enough to have got a ticket and are making plans to support the ‘Boys In Green’ then our dedicated EURO 2016 page will give you tips on things like air passenger rights, security, passports, getting around to the stadiums, accommodation, shopping, as well as emergency numbers in France.
Cheaper roaming charges from April 30th 2016
There’s great news for those planning a trip in the EU as roaming charges will be cheaper from today (April 30th 2016). This eBulletin has details of this change which is part of the EU’s plans to end roaming charges altogether by June 15th, 2017.
And finally, as always, we have the consumer success story which this month looks at how ECC Ireland helped two consumers receive compensation for a four hour flight delay despite the airline claiming ‘extraordinary circumstances’.