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    • craigleishman
    • By craigleishman 12th Apr 18, 10:52 PM
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    Can you use Section75 if you forget to renew your childs passport
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    • 12th Apr 18, 10:52 PM
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    Can you use Section75 if you forget to renew your childs passport 12th Apr 18 at 10:52 PM
    While we should have checked the passports - we didn't and we only noticed the night before when we were looking to check in on line that our daughters passport had run out.


    As a result we could not fly the next day.


    We did pay for the original holiday using our credit card so I am wondering whether or not we can use Section 75 to recoup our loss ??
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    • phatbear
    • By phatbear 12th Apr 18, 11:34 PM
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    • 12th Apr 18, 11:34 PM
    Of course you cant
    Live each day like its your last because one day you'll be right
    • heatherw_01
    • By heatherw_01 13th Apr 18, 11:20 AM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 11:20 AM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 11:20 AM
    Of course you can't, it's your fault.


    This forum is only for posting holiday bargains. Moving to correct forum.


    Hi, we move threads if we think they'll get more help elsewhere (please read the forum rule) so this post/thread has been moved to another board. If you have any questions about this policy please email forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com.
    Last edited by heatherw_01; 13-04-2018 at 11:29 AM.
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    • PeacefulWaters
    • By PeacefulWaters 13th Apr 18, 11:27 AM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 11:27 AM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 11:27 AM
    Was the passport more than 100?

    Has anybody anywhere broken a contract?

    In the politest possible way, you have no chance.
    • Voyager2002
    • By Voyager2002 13th Apr 18, 3:37 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 3:37 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 3:37 PM
    Thank you for making me laugh!

    Really sorry for your misfortune, but the idea that any kind of consumer protection would protect against one's own errors is rather wide of the mark.
    • bagand96
    • By bagand96 13th Apr 18, 5:32 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:32 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:32 PM
    We did pay for the original holiday using our credit card so I am wondering whether or not we can use Section 75 to recoup our loss ??
    Why should your credit card provider foot the bill for your carelessness? Why should the tour operator/airline/hotel foot the bill for your own carelessness?

    Do you even know what Section 75 protection is? It's to protect you from a supplier not delivering goods or services as advertised, when you pay by your credit card. Your plane seats were available for you to use. So was your hotel room.

    These posts get better every day! Unless it's an end -of-the-week wind up, which if it is, fair play
    • jonesMUFCforever
    • By jonesMUFCforever 13th Apr 18, 11:49 PM
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    Why did you not go on the holiday and leave the child with a family member?
    What goes around - comes around
    give lots and you will always receive lots
    • PeacefulWaters
    • By PeacefulWaters 14th Apr 18, 4:03 AM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 4:03 AM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 4:03 AM
    Why did you not go on the holiday and leave the child with a family member?
    Originally posted by jonesMUFCforever
    I think merging a couple of Tom Hanks films would be the way forwards.

    Saves admitting the error to family.
    • jonesMUFCforever
    • By jonesMUFCforever 14th Apr 18, 5:17 AM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 5:17 AM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 5:17 AM
    I think merging a couple of Tom Hanks films would be the way forwards.

    Saves admitting the error to family.
    Originally posted by PeacefulWaters
    Life is like a box of chocolates etc?
    What goes around - comes around
    give lots and you will always receive lots
    • PeacefulWaters
    • By PeacefulWaters 14th Apr 18, 7:53 AM
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    Life is like a box of chocolates etc?
    Originally posted by jonesMUFCforever
    I was thinking more The Terminal and Big.
    • mattyprice4004
    • By mattyprice4004 18th Apr 18, 1:16 PM
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    Please explain why they should cover the cost of you not being able to forward plan or keep an eye on important documents, Im genuinely curious as to how anyone would possibly even think of using S75 for this.

    As a species, were doomed, we really are
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