We are aware that consumers are at risk of losing money when booking with businesses that offer cheap flight seats
or cheap air holidays on websites and which claim to hold ATOLs or to offer ATOL protection.
Many of these websites are operated from outside the UK, and while the CAA and other enforcement agencies are
working to stop such websites, sadly it is not always possible to do so.
The CAA therefore urges consumers to be extra vigilant when being offered cheap travel and check that websites that
claim to provide ATOL Protection are operated either by a valid ATOL holder or by agent properly acting on behalf of an
In addition to the advice given above, we are providing information here on websites that include false indications
that an ATOL is held or that ATOL Protection is in place (as at June 2019):
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