On February 1 2020, Brexit became be a fact. The United Kingdom officially left the European Union and moved into a period of transition until December 31, 2020. What impact will the fast approaching Brexit have on your travel plans in the upcoming years? EUclaim listed all the relevant information for you in this blog.
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Every week we illustrate various subjects regarding our service, passenger rights and commercial aviation. We also provide you with tips & tricks regarding air travel.
What impact will Brexit have on your travel plans?
Delays, cancellations and moments in commercial air traffic of 2019
The end of 2019 is near. As EUclaim, we reflect on how the year was for airlines and their passengers. Did you know that Palma de Mallorca was the most delayed destination from UK airports this past year? This and many more funfacts are featured in our year review of 2019.
Top 10 travel destinations for 2020
Every year, Lonely Planet grants upcoming and special travel destinations a place in the top ten destinations for travel, increasing the popularity of the destinations immensely. The destinations that are chosen have something special to offer. This year, the theme is sustainability. As an add-on, we provide you with travel advice to these special travel destinations.
Sunny getaways for the rainy season within four hours flight distance
The rainy autumn season has returned to Northern Europe with grey mornings and gushing showers all over Britain. The summer holidays seem ages ago and we long back to the days filled with sunshine, Vitamin Sea and long summer nights. If you have time for a sunny getaway this fall, we listed three getaways that guarantee a nice climate whilst being under four hours away by plane.
What happens to your passenger rights when the airline goes bankrupt?
The past few years have been marked by some disastrous bankruptcy cases for British airline passengers. In 2017, Monarch went bankrupt along with Air Berlin and Niki Air. In 2018, Small Planet Airlines, Azur Air Germany and Primera Air went bust as well. Since the start of 2019, Germania, FlyBMI and WOW Air filed for bankruptcy. More recently, one of the largest travel agencies in the world, Thomas Cook, also filed for bankruptcy, leaving more than 600.000 holidaymakers stranded across the world. What are your rights when an airline goes bust and what organization can you turn to for help?
Which airline uses the most comfortable airplanes?
The Airbus A320, Boeing 737 or an Embraer 175, the difference may not ring many bells. Airlines use different airplanes from different manufacturers, and they are completely free in that choice. However, which airline uses the most comfortable airplanes for its passengers? We explain.
Your passenger rights and the no deal Brexit
After the 31st of October there is no turning back, Brexit will be a fact. On the day that the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union, everything will change for Brits and EU passengers. EUclaim explains the changes that you should keep in mind and how to prepare for the no deal Brexit.
Flying in thunderstorms
Can you fly during a thunderstorm? Is flying during a thunderstorm dangerous? Such questions often arise when passengers have to take off during a heavy thunderstorm or when light flashes surround them up in the air.
Summer flights and airports strikes
Spring and summer are popular times for personnel in commercial air traffic to go on strike. Whether it concerns a strike with the airline, baggage handling, security or air traffic control, chances of you being affected are a lot higher in summer. We explain what your rights are for the different types of strikes in air traffic and give you tips to prevent most of the discomfort caused by a sudden strike.
Top city trips for the summer
When visiting a city in the summer you have to consider the warm weather. Are you not the type for a long beach holiday and do you prefer to explore a new European city that is not blazing hot in summer? EUclaim has listed the top five cities suitable for a summer visit.