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New rights for passengers travelling by sea and inland waterways

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 14:51 Comments Off on New rights for passengers travelling by sea and inland waterways




After months of speculation, the European Parliament and the Council have given the go ahead for passengers travelling by sea and inland waterways to be afforded similar rights as air and rail passengers. The regulations are due to be published on 9 December 2010 and come into force at the end of 2012. The new […]






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Ferry passengers to get same rights as air passengers

Monday, July 19, 2010 12:35 Comments Off on Ferry passengers to get same rights as air passengers




It looks as though ferry passengers are to be afforded the same rights as air passengers following a vote by the European Parliament. At present, passengers travelling by sea or inland waterways only have the right to a refund or a booking on a later sailing if their travel is disrupted, whereas air passengers are […]






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