Judgment Covid-cancellation: Full refund, even without a travel warning

In the case of a customer due to the Corona-risk of cancelled trip, the organiser must reimburse under certain circumstances, without this travel warning, the p

Judgment Covid-cancellation: Full refund, even without a travel warning

In the case of a customer due to the Corona-risk of cancelled trip, the organiser must reimburse under certain circumstances, without this travel warning, the price full. The decision of the district court of Frankfurt in a on Monday published judgment (32 C 2136/20). The plaintiff had on 7. March of this year, a mid-April trip planned in the Gulf of Naples cancelled. The organizers had insisted on a part of the tour price as a cancellation fee, because to this date, no travel warning of the foreign office had been.

The court, however, reduced the claims to a withdrawal from the travel contract due to unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances in which the organizer must reimburse. In General here is not too strict requirements to the court. Travel warnings for the area were not mandatory and there is a certain probability for a harmful spread of the Virus enough already. This was at the time of the trip cancellation already for the whole of Italy the case. The judgment is final.

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Updated Date: 17 August 2020, 05:27

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