refund.me Nominated for 2015 British Travel Award

Jul 29, 2015, 13:57 ET from refund.me

POTSDAM, Germany, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

- refund.me - the passenger rights service provider that assists consumers with claiming compensation for flight delays and cancellations has been nominated as a finalist for Best Travel Review/Rating Website

 

refund.me (https://www.refund.me/) the global passenger rights service provider, has been nominated as a finalist for the Best Travel Review/Ratings Website in the prestigious 2015 British Travel Awards. The winners will be determined by consumers, who have until 30 September to cast their votes, with the winners announced at the BTA Gala Awards Dinner being held in London on 25 November 2015.

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Founded in 2012, refund.me makes air passenger rights more transparent and easily enforceable on a worldwide scale. For passengers affected by flight delays and cancellations, refund.me provides a free online tool to determine eligibility and claim compensation from airlines under European Union regulation (EC) 261/2004.

Passengers can file claims directly from the refund.me website or via a free app. Depending on the nature and duration of the delay, cancellation or re-routing passengers can claim up to €600 per flight.

CEO Eve Büchner, who formed the company in 2012 said: "We're very pleased to be nominated for the important British Travel Awards. The nomination highlights the strides we have made in helping consumers gain easy access to information about their rights and to compensation when they experience flight delays or cancellations. Our specialist teams have helped tens of thousands of passengers across 135 countries and we are delighted to receive this recognition."

New for the British Travel Awards this year, overseas votes will be accepted - previously a UK postcode was required for voting. Voters will be entered into a free draw for a selection of travel-related holiday prizes.

To vote for refund.me visit the company website.

British Travel Awards' chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: "The British Travel Awards are the largest consumer voted programme in the UK. Last year more than 1.25 million votes were cast to determine the winners and to receive a BTA is a true accolade, with the awards being recognised by the travelling public as the benchmark for excellence. Good luck to refund.me - they must urge all their happy customers to cast their votes by 30th September."

The British Travel Awards is a proudly independent organisation, with the votes verified by leading global accountancy practitioners Deloitte.

To find out more about refund.me please visit us at https://www.refund.me/

NOTES TO EDITORS 

About refund.me

refund.me is a globally operating and award-winning passenger rights service provider that helps airline passengers easily obtain compensation for flight delays, cancelations, missed connections and re-routings. Thanks to its highly precise and specialised Advanced Business Logic (ABL) technology, claims can be filed directly from the website or by way of an app available for free. In accordance with European Union regulation (EC) 261/2004 this allows refund.me to process and collect claims of up to 600 Euros on behalf of its customers.

Established in 2012 the start-up aims to ensure that passenger rights are transparent and more easily enforceable on a worldwide scale. refund.me has clients from over 135 countries across five continents, filing claims against more than 335 airlines. In 2014 the Financial Times praised refund.me as a "legal industry pioneer" in its Innovative Lawyers Report. Company headquarters are located in Potsdam, Germany and Palo Alto, CA.

About the British Travel Awards 

The British Travel Awards is the largest awards programme in the UK created to reward the best companies in travel.  The British Travel Awards are easily the most recognisable of all travel industry accolades amongst consumer and industry professionals alike with categories spanning all types of holiday experience - transport, destination, cruise, customer service, holiday extras, and accommodation. The British Travel Awards symbol is the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the business.  

The British Travel Awards are funded by the registration fees and patronage of sponsors who have identified the ROI from increased brand visibility and sales opportunities as the consumer and trade audience grows exponentially year-on-year.

For further media information contact:

Michele McDermott-Fox
E: michele@refund.me
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