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Did you have travel insurance please?
Yes I did check with them and say they do not cover this
They are permitted to bounce people off aircraft. They typically oversell by about 10%.
However you can claim for hotels etc, but they have paid this.
You can also claim 600 Euros (£500) compensation
This is a right under Regulation (EC) 261/2004 from the EU
As your flight departed from the EU and was long haul and delayed by more then 4 hours you can claim this.
You need to write and set out your losses and request a refund within 14 days or say you will go to Court within 14 days. You should make sure you send this recorded delivery and keep a copy.
If they do not refund you then you can issue proceedings in the County Court. You can either do this online at: www.moneyclaim.gov.uk or by completing form N1 http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n001-eng.pdf and take it to your local County Court.
The Court will then issue a claim which a copy will be sent to the Defendant who will have a limited time to defend it, if not you can enter Judgment and enforce.
If the matter is defended it will be set down for a trial. If the claim is for £10,000 or less it will be a small claim and you will not need representation.
But sadly they are permitted to deny boarding because they over sell
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