Problems with your flight?

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked? You may be entitled to compensation of up to £521.00 per person.

What to do when your baggage is delayed?

Unfortunately it is quite a common occurrence: baggage being lost by airlines and airport crew. So what do you need to know and do if your baggage ends up being lost of delayed? Flight-Delayed.co.uk helps air passengers claim compensation when they have experienced a delay or flight cancellation, and also helps travellers with general travel information.

Baggage lost or delayed: what you should know

Was your baggage delayed or even lost? Take action immediately! If you're still at the airport, go to an airline representative. Ask for the Property Irregularity Report and let the representative of the airline check the ‘World tracer’. The Property Irregularity Report is a declaration form that needs to be submitted within five days. Through the ‘World tracer’ it’s possible for crew to check where your baggage is and where it was lost.

If your baggage was delayed, you automatically are entitled to compensation for necessary goods like toiletries and clothes. It will be stated in the terms and conditions of the airline how exactly the airline calculates the amount of the compensation.

Is your baggage lost? It was determined during the Montreal Convention and the Warsaw Convention how much the airline has to compensate you (per kilo) for the lost baggage. This will be a maximum of about 900 GBP (EUR 1,100). This is calculated per day in SDR, a currency that is based on several international currencies

But take note: the airline is not responsible for the loss of money, jewellery, silver, business documents, samples, electronic equipment or other highly valuable products.

Has your baggage still not been found after three days? Fill in a Baggage Inventory List. This form needs to be in the possession of the airline within 21 days after your date of arrival.

Statistics

Every day, 90,000 pieces of baggage are misplaced on airports worldwide, 10,000 of which in Europe. 50% of these incidents are a result of transfers, amounting to 30 to 40 million pieces. One out of 3,000 will never be found again. For this reason, more and more people only travel with hand luggage. These figures on lost luggage were published by the European Commission, who decided to initiate an investigation in 2009 after alarming reports of these massive losses of luggage every year.

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Very fast and professional, got my claim just over a month but then again the airline did tell us we can claim and gave us leaflets.

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It's taken 12 months to extract compensation from Ryanair, purely down to the pathetic customer service on the part of the Irish Airline. Will never use them again as they use every tactic in the book not to pay out, and even though they have now settled conversation rate 1.40, as opposed to commercial rate of 1,31. Many thanks to Flight-Delayed for their excellent support. Well worth 25% cut to get justice done. Highly recommended.

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What an excellent service , after trying for almost a year to claim compensation for a 5 hour delay in which we were kept inside the cabin with nothing to eat or drink i contacted this company and within 6 weeks I have recieved full compensation minus their 25% which I am happy to pay as I had given up. thanks again to the staff for all your communication and work to complete this. cannot recommend you enough

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Very good service to use for claiming money from the airline companies due to a long delays or cancellations for no reason or no explanation! I had no idea it is even possible, but I filled their forms and did not need to pay a thing for it. They claimed 800 euros for 2 passengers and all they took was their commission fee from the claimed price for their work which is the way it should be. They managed to get the money within a month or so.

My plane was delayed for over seven hours on a UK flight from Newquay to Manchester. I contacted Flight Delay and they quickly completed my claim without any fuss. I have received £195.62 minus a 25% charge, I actually received £145.07. All this took approx 5 weeks from beginning of claim to having payment into bank. HIGHLY RECOMMEND and thank you flight-delayed

Ryanair left us delayed at Knock Airport for over 4 hours. Not just inconvenient but annoyingly cost us an extra £23 airport parking which we could not reclaim. Although not a "serial complainer", saw the Flight Delayed Website and thought "why not?". So glad I did. Efficient and professional organisation that made it an easy process resulting in €300 for us and €100 for them and a "heads up" for Ryanair. Perfect.

What a nice surprise, cheque for delayed flight dropped through the letterbox. Asked flight delayed to do the work for me and a few emails and a few months later I received the cheque for over £600. Minus their 25% which I do not begrudge as if they hadn't done the work for me I would never have got anything. Also thanks to Martin Lewis for making me aware I could claim. Thanks delayed flights I will certainly recommend you.

Very helpful, I got a lot back. I also hope anybody who ever got flight delayed, don't lose your right! It didn't take me a lot of effort to submit the materials, they can help you.

Great service, very easy process and friendly team to deal with - answered questions quickly and through the online tool I was able to track the progress of our claim. Everything has been handled really well and I would happily recommend the Flight-Delayed team to help you with your claim.

My plane was over three hours late getting back to Manchester due to delays. I contacted Flight Delay and they got me £199 (minus 25% for their fee) for the delay. It took less than an hours work from me to fill out a form and give them my power of attorney. Six weeks later it was all sorted. Highly recommended!


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