Financial Protection

Book with Confidence & Security

A key benefit of booking with a UK-based tour operator, is that you are covered by very stringent British travel industry regulations and UK legislation throughout your holiday.

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ATOL Protection

Our air holiday packages are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 2896.

All the flights and flight‐inclusive holidays on this website to/from the UK are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check the package name and flights you have booked are listed on it.

For further details about the ATOL Certificate visit

ABTOT Bonding

The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 for Discover the World, and 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;
3. and flight inclusive packages that commence outside of the UK, which are sold to customers outside of the UK.

1, 2 and 3 provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled. 1 and 3 provides for repatriation. Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Discover the World.

ABTOT provides protection for your booking as set out in the Financial Protection section of our booking conditions.


We are also members of ABTA The Travel Association and AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators).

Booking Conditions & Travel Insurance

For more information see the 'Financial Protection' section in our booking conditions »

View further details about our Travel Insurance

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