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Did you have travel insurance please?
XXXXX XXXXX mislaid my baggage for the duration of my holiday, surely I to have paid for my luggage to be carried and would expect it to be so.Iwas not frivolous with my out of pocket expenses .I did not ask compensation for my holiday time wasted running around Goa purchasing pants,shorts ,shirts,sun hat,etc.gout medication,sun tan oil,after sun,indigestion tablets etc.I would have thought a derisory £220 would have been recompensed with no quibling.I would not make any insurance claims if I know the party responsible for my out of pocket expenses.Being in dispute is there no ombudsman to put my case to?
Its bad news I am afraid.
You are responsible for having your own travel insurance.
If you look in their terms and conditions they will exclude liability
I have no doubt that your baggage has been mislaid - however there are rules and regulations that cover what compensation you will get under the Warsaw Convention and this is very limited
You can't claim the additional costs because of that convention
Sadly it is your responsibility as a traveller to make sure you have adequate insurance to cover your bags and loss of
Please see this:
With regard to lost baggage, the Warsaw Convention, Hague Protocol, Montreal Protocol No. 4, and the IATA Intercarrier Agreements are silent as to any reporting requirements for lost baggage claims. Consequently, various courts have interpreted Article 33 of the Warsaw Convention, which allows carriers to enact regulations that supplement but do not conflict with the Convention, to allow carriers to supplement Article 26 through their respective tariffs by mandating a time limit for written notice of lost baggage. The same analysis will likely apply to claims for baggage under the Montreal Convention, since Article 31 of the Montreal Convention is also silent with regard to notice requirements for lost baggage claims. - See more at: http://www.rumberger.com/?t=11&la=2128&format=xml#sthash.lgPCCtpy.dpuf
As it relates to delayed baggage claims, Article 26 of the Warsaw Convention originally required that a party make a written complaint within 14 days from the date on which the luggage was placed at the passenger’s disposal. The Hague Protocol then modified Article 26 to require that such complaints be made within 21 days from the date on which the luggage was placed at the passenger’s disposal. Neither Montreal Protocol No. 4 nor the IATA Intercarrier Agreements modified the time limitations for notice of delayed baggage claims. Much like Article 26 of the Warsaw Convention, Article 31 of the Montreal Convention requires that the passenger state a complaint within 21 days of the date the luggage was placed at the passenger’s disposal. - See more at: http://www.rumberger.com/?t=11&la=2128&format=xml#sthash.lgPCCtpy.dpuf
Therefore sadly you are required to have insurance because of the limited payouts
I am sorry if this is not the answer you want and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?