The regulations will protect holidaymakers if one of the firms that they are booking with collapses or in the event that the holiday is not as advertised. Margot James, the consumer minister, said: "While consumer laws protect millions of holidaymakers from the fallout if a travel company goes into administration, the way we book holidays has changed significantly in recent years and it is important that regulations are updated to reflect this. “On average UK households put aside £100 every month for their holidays. The proposals outlined in this consultation will ensure that an extra 22 per cent of holidays can be booked online with holidaymakers safe in the knowledge that they will get their hard-earned money back if something does go wrong.” Get the full story at The Telegraph