helps clients hit by the collapse of the XL Leisure Group PLC

Published: Mon Oct 13 2008, the independent tour operator, has successfully helped over 1000 people affected by the collapse of the XL Leisure Group, which incorporated XL Airways UK Limited.

In an effort to ease disruption caused to travellers following the dissolution of XL, the overseas representatives were at the airport to assist clients being repatriated to the UK by the Civil Aviation Authority and also visited those clients already in the resorts who were due to fly home within the days and weeks preceding the collapse. In the UK, the reservations team manned the phones, helping hundreds of clients who were due to fly out with XL Airways to find alternative flight arrangements.

Many of the clients who were affected by the collapse of XL have praised the company’s professionalism and the high levels of customer service provided in helping them find alternative flight arrangements.

David McGeever, a client who was due to fly out to Corfu with XL Airways commented; "I would like to praise the staff of for their hard work and professionalism in trying to re-organise flights for our holiday to Corfu. From our first enquiries to booking our holiday until the unfortunate events of 12th September, I have been very impressed by the professionalism and excellent customer care shown by staff."'s ATOL (Air Travel Organisers Licensing) Licence protects any clients who book a package holiday, which includes flights from a potential collapse or the insolvency of an airline such as XL.

The Director at commented: "It is the dedication of our staff as well as our commitment to the continual improvement of our villa facilities which makes different from other tour operators. We have a highly experienced UK based reservations team representing over 250 years of travel industry experience whilst our overseas team is dedicated to providing clients with the ultimate villa holiday experience by working closely with our villa owners to help ensure the expectations of our clients is met. This means that our clients can book their holiday in the utmost confidence knowing that we can be trusted to help even in a crisis."

About is an independent tour operator that has been providing villa holidays for over 21 years to the best locations in Europe, providing holiday villas to rent in Cyprus, the Algarve, Costa del Sol, Mallorca, Menorca, Corfu, Costa Blanca, Kefalonia and Lanzarote. has extensive experience and the independent operation means that they can offer ATOL protected air inclusive holiday packages that are genuinely tailored to individual client requirements.

In the late 80s and early 90s were the first villa company to try to install into every villa, basic items such as washing machines, dishwashers, satellite TV, microwaves, safes and alarms. These items were later followed by further upgrades such as PlayStation 2, stair gates, pool tables, table tennis, brick barbecues and sun bed mattresses. have a highly experienced and dedicated team based in the UK and overseas who work hard to provide clients with the high levels of professional service required to ensure that the holiday experience is enjoyable and hassle free. PR Contact
Karen Brooks
Villa Plus
Drover House
16 Adelaide Street
St Albans
Tel: 01727 738516
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