Another leading online travel agent has quit Abta, the travel association, in a row over refunds for customers affected by government travel changes.
Love Holidays has followed On the Beach in resigning from the leading travel trade association.
Both are unhappy about Abta’s insistence on full refunds for package holidaymakers booked to destinations such as Portugal that are placed on the UK government’s no-go list.
A spokesperson for Love Holidays said: “The Covid-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented challenges for holidaymakers, which have been exacerbated by frequent changes in travel guidance issued by the UK government.
“The current package travel legislation was never designed to deal with disruption on the scale we have seen since March 2020.
“Unfortunately, as a result of our divergent views on the legal position regarding cancellations and refunds, we have decided that it is no longer possible