Check a company’s membership
If you wish to check that a travel organiser is a member of ABTOT, please check here.
When you book with an ABTOT Member you are booking with a specialist holiday provider, approved for Membership by a government approved Association. You can book in confidence and with peace of mind that your pre-payments are protected in the event of their insolvency and that repatriation costs are covered.
Look for the ABTOT logo and financial protection wording (as per example below) on their website, booking conditions and invoice:
The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 for [ABTOT member] and in the event of their insolvency, protection is provided for:
- Non-flight packages
ABTOT cover provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled or repatriation if transportation was included in your package. Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with [ABTOT member].
Please note that Watch House Associates Limited t/as Magellan Motorcycle Tours terminated their Membership with ABTOT on 31 March 2021. Therefore from 1stApril 2021 any new bookings or balances towards existing customer bookings will not fall under ABTOT protection. Watch House Associates are currently seeking new financial protection provisions.
Please note that Travelbeam Limited terminated their Membership with ABTOT on 13 July 2020. Any new bookings from this date will not fall under ABTOT protection. Travelbeam Limited have not ceased trading but have changed their financial protection provision.