For Northern Ireland travellers, recent changes to COVID-19 travel rules are causing confusion and uncertainty.
Following the reopening of shops in Northern Ireland, and the gradual reduction in the government’s COVID-19 restrictions, The Consumer Council has issued top tips to drivers in Northern Ireland on how to avoid getting a private parking ticket.
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- If the airline cancels your flight
- Whether you should accept a voucher from your airline
- Key features of the vouchers being offered by airlines
- More information on your consumer rights around cancelled flights and COVID-19
Statement from Imtac on living with COVID-19
The Consumer Council has revealed a significant increase in the number of complaints about airlines it has received during the coronavirus pandemic. This comes as the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport, Kelly Tolhurst, and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) prepare to face the Westminster Select Committee on Transport to explain the Government’s policy on airline refunds on Wednesday 20 May.
Following the news of easyJet’s data breach, The Consumer Council is advising all easyJet customers to be very cautious of any communications purporting to come from easyJet or easyJet Holidays.
The Consumer Council has been urging the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to ensure that airlines provide passengers with the refunds they are legally entitled to under EU regulations, following numerous flight cancellations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Consumer Council has launched a dedicated website that provides a variety of helpful information for consumers in Northern Ireland who may have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic
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The Consumer Council has written to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) urging them to ensure that airlines provide passengers with the refunds they are legally entitled to under EU regulations, following numerous flight cancellations amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Advice for Northern Ireland travellers whose holidays and travel plans may be affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus), including the latest information on airlines, ferries, package holidays, travel insurance, public transport and cancelled travel plans (including refunds).