With memories of summer holidays beginning to fade, it’s time to start planning autumn city breaks. Before you go, download the ECC-Net: Travel App. Having the travel app equips you to assert your rights as a consumer before and during your trip.
It is the main tourism season in Iceland and so ECC-Iceland has been very busy these last few days answering queries from tourists who have had some problems relating to car rental. In many cases there have been, or the rental company claims there are, some damages to the rented vehicle.
The annual report for ECC-Iceland 2014 has been issued, but ECC-Iceland assists consumers having disputes with traders from other countries within the EEA. This means that consumers can seek assistance when having problems regarding on-line purchases or transactions made while on holiday in another EEA-country.
In recent years tourism has become one of Iceland´s main industries. Multiple car rentals have been established and many people rent a car while travelling in Iceland. Every year ECC-Iceland receives many cases regarding car rentals.
We have gathered some good advice for consumers concerning car rental.
The ECC-Net has issued a leaflet for the 2014 FIFA world cup in Brazil. Many football enthusiasts will travel to Brazil this summer to see the world cup, and therefore the ECC-Net decided to publish a leaflet where travellers can obtain basic information about travelling in Brazil.
Airport personals went on a work stoppage on April 8th and have announced further stoppage on April 23rd and April 25th. Furthermore they have announced a strike starting April 30th of this year. If there would be a strike it is clear that it will have significant impact on international flights, including package holidays.
EuroBasket 2013 will take place in Slovenia from 4th till 22nd of September. The tournament will be held in four different cities in Slovenia: Ljubljana, Jesenice, Celje and Koper. On this occasion ECC-Slovenia has prepared a guide for consumers "Be a Smart Consumer during EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia", which is available on-line here.