ABTOT Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust
The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under the United Kingdom Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 for bookings made by customers directly with European Waterways Ltd for cruises on barges operated by the group namely Belle Epoque Charters Ltd, Go Barging Ltd and Flot Home sarl. In the event of their insolvency, protection is provided for the following:
1. non-flight packages commencing in and returning to the UK;
2. non-flight packages commencing and returning to a country other than the UK;
1 and 2 provide for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled. 1 provides for repatriation. Please note that bookings made outside the UK and Republic of Ireland are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with European Waterways Limited.