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Glossary of Travel Terms - WIP

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The Travel Association - ABTA’s main aims are to maintain high standards of trading practice for the benefit of its Members, the travel industry at large, and the consumers that they serve, and to create as favourable a business climate as possible for its Members. - ABTA Ltd, 68-71 Newman Street, London W1T 3AH. Registered in England No. 551311 London - The ABTA logo offers no consumer protection, ABTA is a trade association. - For further information visit the ABTA website at


The Association of Independent Tour Operators - AITO is an organisation representing over 150 of Britain's best specialist tour operators. - The Association of Independent Tour Operators Limited. Registered in England No2614755 - Registered office: Studio 3, The Quays, Concordia Street, Leeds, LS1 4ES, England - For further information visit the AITO website  at


Air Travel Organisers' Licensing - ATOL is a financial protection scheme for UK tour operators. Over 28 million consumers are protected each year. Make sure your holiday is ATOL protected. For further information visit the UK ATOL website at

Carnet de Passage

A Carnet de Passage en Douane is issued by motoring organisations worldwide allowing temporary importation of a vehicle into certain countries without payment of customs duties and taxes. The document guarantees that if for any reason the vehicle fails to be re-exported, the issuing club will pay duties liable. RAC is the only issuer of this document in UK.


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The Federation of Tour Operators - FTO work on behalf of their members to ensure the continued long term success of the air inclusive holiday. For further information visit the UK FTO website at


International Air Transport Association - Airport Codes - IATA is an international trade body, created some 60 years ago by a group of airlines. Today, IATA represents some 230 airlines comprising 93% of scheduled international air traffic. The organisation also represents, leads and serves the airline industry in general.
For further information visit the UK IATA website at


International Civil Aviation Organization - Airport Codes - The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), an agency of the United Nations, codifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth. Its headquarters are located in the Quartier International of Montreal, Canada. For further information visit the UK IATA website at


Glossary of Travel Terms

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Glossary of Travel Terms

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The Travel Foundation (Charity)


United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is an agency of the United Nations established in November 1945. Its stated purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and the human rights and fundamental freedoms proclaimed in the UN Charter.


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spellings, but where this happens there is either no definitive spelling translation
of these words or the place is known by different names by different peoples.

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