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The Civil Aviation (Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing) Regulations 2012

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Definition of a Flight-Plus

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24.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (3), (4) and (5), a Flight-Plus exists when paragraphs (a) to (d) are satisfied—

(a)flight accommodation is made available which includes as a minimum—

(i)a flight out of the United Kingdom; or

(ii)a flight into the United Kingdom where the consumer has commenced the journey in the United Kingdom and departed the United Kingdom using another means of transport; and

(b)living accommodation outside the United Kingdom or self-drive car hire outside the United Kingdom or both is requested to be booked and is supplied by any person under or in connection with the contract for such flight accommodation; and

(c)such living accommodation or self-drive car hire is requested to be booked by or on behalf of the consumer on the same day as the consumer requests to book the flight accommodation, the previous day or the next day;

(d)the arrangement covers a period of more than twenty-four hours or includes overnight living accommodation.

(2) Where a Flight-Plus exists, any other tourist services will be included in the Flight-Plus if such services—

(a)are not ancillary to flight accommodation or living accommodation;

(b)account for a significant proportion of the Flight-Plus;

(c)were supplied under or in connection with the contract for the flight accommodation; and

(d)were requested to be booked by or on behalf of the consumer on the same day as the consumer requested to book the flight accommodation, the previous day or the next day.

(3) A package is not a Flight-Plus except—

(a)where a package does not include flight accommodation, flight accommodation (as described in paragraph (1)(a)) is requested to be booked by or on behalf of the consumer on the same day as the consumer requests to book the package, the previous day or the next day; or

(b)where a package does include flight accommodation, living accommodation or self-drive car hire outside the United Kingdom is requested to be booked by or on behalf of the consumer on the same day as the consumer requests to book the package, the previous day or the next day.

(4) A flight which begins and ends in the United Kingdom does not form part of a Flight-Plus.

(5) A Flight-Plus will cease to exist if—

(a)the consumer withdraws from the contract for any component of the Flight-Plus; and

(b)as a consequence of that withdrawal, the requirements in paragraph (1) are no longer satisfied.

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