Check a company’s Membership
If you wish to check that a travel organiser is a Member of BCH ABTOT, please check here.
When you book with a BCH 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 BCH ABTOT logo and financial protection wording (as per example below) on their website, booking conditions and invoice:
Financial Security Statement
The combination of travel services offered to you is a package within the meaning of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018.
Therefore, you will benefit from all rights applying to packages; (Operator name) will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the package as a whole.
Additionally, as required by law, (Operator name) have protection in place to refund your payments and, where transport is included in the package, to ensure your repatriation in the event that they become insolvent. (Operator name) are members of the Bonded Coach Holiday Group, overseen by The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited. This is a government approved consumer protection scheme. This ensures that in relation to the coach package holidays described in this brochure (or website) that a Bond, which may be called upon in the unlikely event of the members Insolvency, protects the clients’ monies. Clients are recommended to inspect the current membership certificate at our registered office or alternatively go to www.bch-uk.org or telephone 0207 7065 5316 to confirm current membership.
Your attention is also drawn to the Bonded Coach Holiday Group Trading Charter that will apply to these coach package holidays.
Details of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 can be found at The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 (legislation.gov.uk)