For a travel manager, it’s critical to know a business traveler’s flying rights. Not everything goes according to plan, so knowing what situations qualify as eligible for reimbursement can soften the blow of unexpected issues.Here is a simple guide to everything you need to know when it comes to a passenger’s flying rights within the EU:
Travel managers would do well to ensure their traveling employees are appropriately covered. While in some cases
luggageis lost for good, that money can go a long way to reimbursing an employee for their goods. Make sure you check out our
ultimate business travel essentials checklist.Keep in mind: most claims are required to be filed seven days from receipt of the luggage (21 days if it was delayed), while legal action must be pursued two years from the date the luggage arrives.To avoid an unpleasant fate for an employee’s belongings in the first place, managers can encourage their employees to travel early and travel light. It’s proven that doing both makes the unexpected much less likely to occur.