Have you suffered from Holiday Sickness when you’ve been on holiday in Jamaica or immediately after you’ve returned home from Jamaica?
Jamaica is a very typical Caribbean island. Its location means it enjoys balmy temperatures all year round. Along the coast are white sands surrounded by palms, and beach bars serving up local specialities. Holidaymakers travelling inland will discover waterfalls, banana plantations and mountains provide spectacular views. This would all amount to a fantastic holiday experience if it wasn’t for the many visitors who fall ill in Jamaica each year.
Many visitors who have paid to visit areas such Montego Bay, cannot enjoy its streets packed with colonial buildings, and museums that should provide visitors a fantastic cultural experience. The main resorts on the island are Montego Bay, Negril and Ocho Rios. In these towns, beachfront hotels sit beside reggae bars and nightclubs. Holidaymakers looking for a more relaxed pace usually flock to Lucea and peaceful Runaway Bay. All these regions promise a dream destination, but unfortunately the reality can be plagued with avoidable sicknesses.
Jamaica can be a dream destination form many holidaymakers, however for some it can be a nightmare. Poor hygiene standards in many hotels have unfortunately led to reports of avoidable holiday sickness such as food poisoning. Poorly maintained hotel swimming pools can also lead to serious stomach sickness such as Gastroenteritis as a result of contracting Cryptosporidium.
Whilst staying in Jamaica it is important to follow these guidelines to reduce the risk of food poisoning and other holiday sicknesses:
Suffering from sickness on an all-inclusive holiday to Jamaica will obviously affect your health but can also leave holidaymakers out of pocket from costly local medical treatment.
It is your tour operators’ responsibility to make sure you are provided with a safe, clean and hygienic hotel.
If you have fallen ill whilst on an all-inclusive packaged holiday get in touch with a member of our team. Holiday Sickness Claims will be happy to help you through the process of securing a No Win No Fee solicitor to represent your claim for Holiday Sickness and get the compensation you deserve.
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.
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