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Compensation: What's in it for me?

It's important to know how much you can claim. This depends upon the applicable law to your case.

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2525 millions travellers are owed compensation each year.

Each year 25 million travellers around the world are eligible for compensation for travel disruptions. Very few travelers actually know their rights. We have put together the most comprehensive database in the world about travellers' rights. You will find practical answers about your rights. Our resources includes answers based on International treaties, European Regulation along with American, Canadian and Swiss laws.

Travellers' compensation around the world.

Travel compensation depends on many factors, but many of the laws apply across the board. Whether the United States, Europe or abroad, you have the legal right to claim compensation if your travel goes wrong. Please find below a handy chart for you.

EU Regulations.Anyone (i) leaving the European Union *with any carrier or (ii) arriving in the European Union with a European *carrier. More details hereMontreal Convention.Any flight between two signatories countriesUS Regulations.Canadian Regulation.
LuggageLost, Damaged, DelayedUp to 1,400$More details hereUp to 3,500$Domestic flights onlyUp to 1,400$ CANDomestic flights only
Delayed FlightMore than 3h delay250 to 600€Depending on the distance. More details here% of the ticket priceMore details here--
Overbooked Flight250 to 600€Depending on the distance. More details here-Up to 1500$Depending on the distance. More details here-
Cancelled Flight250 to 600€Depending on the distance. More details here---
Disrupted FerryUp to 50%of the ticket priceDepending on the distance. More details here---
Disrupted TrainUp to 75%of the ticket priceDepending on the distance. More details here---

*Note that Island, Norway, Morocco and Switzerland and the so-called "outermost regions" (i.e. French Guiana and Martinique, Mayotte, Guadeloupe and La Réunion, Saint-Martin, Madeira and the Azores, and the Canary Islands) apply the EU 261 Regulation as well.

Here is what you should also know.

Which court can hear my case?

It's important to know which court has jurisdiction over your case. This depends upon the applicable law to your case. More here

When is it too late to file a Claim?

Your rights to compensation do eventually expire, so it's important to know which Statute of Limitations applies to your claim. This varies from country to country. We have put together a handy chart for you. More here.

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