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Travel and holiday accident claims in WA

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Compensation for your travel and holiday accident claim

Our travel and holiday accident lawyers can quickly establish if you have a compensation claim. We’ll explain what you are entitled to claim and guide you through the claims process from start to finish. Some of the common accidents you might be able to make a claim for include: 

  • Injuries that occurred while onboard, embarking or disembarking an aircraft 

  • Travelling to or from your destination 

  • Injuries that occurred a booked activity or regular day-to-day activities while on holiday 

  • Accidents on board cruises or boats 

  • Poorly managed viral outbreaks which lead to significant injuries 

  • Severe cases of food poisoning

Your entitlements

Your entitlements for a travel or holiday accident will depend on where the accident happened and the extent of your injuries.  

You may be able to claim for:  

  • Hospital and medical expenses 

  • Rehabilitation costs 

  • Pain and suffering 

  • Lost income or earnings 

  • Impairment  

  • Death and dependency 

How long will it take?

This will depend on your injuries, how complicated they are and the treatment you’ll need.

The country where your injury or illness occurred will also impact how long your claim takes, as each has different laws and legislation.

Strict time limits apply for making a travel and holiday injury claim. Get in touch today to get the right advice and for your claim.


Ensuring everyone has access to justice is important to us. That’s why we provide our travel and holiday injury claims legal services on a No win, No Fee* basis, so you don’t need to worry about out-of-pocket legal expenses.  

*Conditions apply.

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Travel and holiday injury class actions

Some travel and holiday injuries affect a large group of people. If this happens, our expert compensation team can make a group claim on behalf of everyone impacted – this is called a class action.

Click on one of the links below for more information about our current travel and holiday injury class actions:

Review your claim

We’re here to make the legal process as simple and stress-free as possible.

Travel and holiday accident claim process in WA

We listen and assess your existing claim confidentially

During your initial obligation-free consultation we’ll take the time to listen and understand your individual needs. We’ll then map out the next steps and explain all the options available to you.

We’ll build your claim and keep you informed

The laws around travel and holiday injury claims are complex and there are different rules depending on where and how you were injured.

Your go-to legal team will work with you to gather all the documentation and medical evidence needed to support your claim. Once our investigations are complete, we will advise you of the best way forward and how we will run your claim.

We’ll negotiate to settle your claim early

We get it – going to court is confronting and not always necessary. Our legal team will work hard to settle your claim early so going to court isn’t required. In most cases, the claim process begins with both parties getting together to discuss the resolution of a claim. This is called ‘mediation’ and most claims settle at this point.

We will conduct the negotiations on your behalf to ensure your claim is settled quickly so can you move on with your life.

If required, go to court

Only a very small percentage of claims result in a court hearing. If this happens, our legal experts have the skill and experience to guide you through the experience seamlessly.

We will ensure you’re feeling comfortable, confident and informed of the process and what’s required from start to finish.

Resolve your claim

If your claim is successful, you will receive the compensation you deserve, so you can focus on your future.

No Win, No Fee

* We do our best up-front to make sure you understand your legal claim, including whether your claim is on our No Win, No Fee* basis.

*Conditions apply

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Are there holiday and travel accident lawyers from Shine located in Perth & WA?

With more than 40 branches across Australia and 1000+ team members, location is no barrier when it comes to accessing Shine Lawyers legal advice and support. 

If you’d like to speak to our Travel Law team in person, you can see our full list of locations here

If you aren't able to find a location near you, we can easily arrange an obligation-free virtual appointment or discuss the option to meet at a location that’s comfortable and convenient for you. No matter where you are located, we will always provide the same, expert advice and manage your claim with the same level of quality and commitment.

Why trust Shine to be my holiday and travel insurance claim lawyers?

We have helped thousands of Australians right wrong and access more than $1 billion per year in entitlements and compensation through our expert services.

95% of the cases we represent are settled without the stress of going to court.

With our 1000+ workforce and business maturity, we have the scale, expertise and agility to take on the tough cases and win.

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