Sad to see, especially when this is being actively encouraged through touts in race for gold. Ultimately as in many of these cases, the few will mean many will end up paying.
It would be interesting to see the broader demographic here and no doubt some insights using AI/InsurTech to support this.
Time to stamp our fraud period.
“A family of five who all get ill on holiday, they all self-medicate but don’t report illness or consult their GP”: according to a leading legal specialist, that is a typical gastric illness claim. As the summer holiday peak approaches, travel firms are looking anxiously at the number of holiday sickness claims arising from all-inclusive holidays and cruises. As The Independent has reported, touts have moved in to popular resorts, promising holidaymakers payouts running into thousands of pounds and coaching them about the “evidence” they need to support a claim.