How to solve the most common problems when traveling abroad

Solutions to foreign problems
Are you already preparing your holidays For this summer? Well done! And there is only one month left for the arrival of the most anticipated season of the year.

Although a vacation in Spain can be really incredible, many people take advantage of their vacation period to visit other countries. If this is your case, in addition to taking into account that traveling to Islamic countries during Ramadan (it takes place in summer) or to the Caribbean in August and September is not entirely recommended, you should know how to deal with different problems that may arise when traveling abroad. The European Comission (CE) has published a guide to useful tips. We will talk about them below!

Cancellations and delays

Firstly, the EU package travel directive recognizes the right to cancel contracted services without penalty or the protection in case of bankruptcy of a tour operator or an airline. Also, if a flight is delayed for several hours, the transport company must compensate the travelers and, if the flight is canceled and the passenger must stay in a hotel outside their final destination, the company must pay for it.

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Serious accidents and loss of documents

On the other hand, in case of accident or loss of documents importantEC citizens are entitled to consular assistance if they are outside the EU. You can also go to the embassy or consular representation of any other EU member country. In the event that a minor disappears in any community state, 116 000 should be called.


It is also important to note that this summer telephone prices have been reduced, especially in the case of roaming of data. In addition, as of July 1, some mobile operators will allow a separate roaming contract before embarking on a trip, in addition to allowing the choice of a local mobile roaming data service provider in the country to be visited.

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As for pets, dogs, cats and ferrets must be vaccinated against Rage and, if traveling to Finland, Ireland, Malta or the United Kingdom, the animal must undergo antiparasitic treatment.

Solo Travel Tips For Solving Problems (August 2020)

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