Have you suffered from Holiday Sickness when you’ve been on holiday in Sharm el Sheikh or immediately after you’ve returned home from Sharm el Sheikh?
Sharm el Sheikh is Egypt’s most popular resort. An average of 9000 British visitors a week visit for its white sandy beaches, spectacular marine life and a lively night scene. It is an unfortunate fact that many of these visitors have their holiday ruined by becoming ill in Sharm el Sheikh due to a variety of reasons ranging from contaminated water to unhygienically prepared food.
A common source of many sicknesses in Sharm el Sheikh is poorly maintained swimming pools. Holidaymakers fall ill from ingesting water containing bacteria, this leads to infections that cause diarrhoea, vomiting and sickness. Undercooked food and poor food hygiene in general has also been reported as the cause of many holiday sicknesses in the region and all holidaymakers must be sure to follow these guidelines when travelling in Sharm el Sheikh:
In the event that you do get ill Holiday Sickness Claims advise that you seek medical attention whilst on holiday as this will greatly increase your chances of making an eligible claim upon your return.
Whilst ill it is important that you drink plenty of bottled water and use rehydration salts when possible. It is advised that you take rehydration salts with you on your trip along with some other essentials such as Cipro (fights bacteria in the body) Imodium (treats the symptoms of Diarrhoea) and a thermometer to measure your temperature.
It is your tour operators’ responsibility to make sure you are provided with a safe, clean and hygienic hotel.
Give us a call on 0161 740 4178 to see if you fit our panel solicitors criteria. It is a simple process and we will let you know if you are eligible, we don’t want to waste your time or ours.
If you can locate your booking confirmation and ATOL certificate that your travel agent or tour operator provided when you booked your holiday, this will speed up the process. Usually sent to your email or if you booked in a store would usually be provided in paper format. If you cannot locate a copy we can help.