The Specialist Leisure Group ceases trading
We regret that the Specialist Leisure Group Limited trading under the following names - Caledonian Travel Ltd, National Holidays Tours Ltd, Shearings Group Ltd, Shearings Holidays Ltd, Shearings Leisure Group Ltd amongst others, has ceased trading on 22 May 2020.
If you have booked a holiday with National Holidays or any of its associated companies, we regret that all bookings will be cancelled and will not be going ahead.
Travel by Coach, Rail and River Cruises
If your package holiday / tour included travel by coach or rail, or you booked a cruise, with overnight accommodation, your holiday is expected to be covered by The Confederation of Passenger Transport, Bonded Coach Holidays Scheme or by your credit / debit card issuer.
Visit http://www.bch-uk.org/ for further information and advice on making a claim for a refund. Claims will be accepted through this website from Tuesday 26 May 2020.
Flight Inclusive Package Holidays
If you booked a flight inclusive package, your holiday may be covered by the ATOL scheme.
The Specialist Leisure Group sold flight inclusive ATOL protected package holidays through Shearings Holdings Ltd – ATOL 1666. Please check your holiday booking documentation for an ATOL certificate to confirm if your holiday is covered.
Customers with ATOL protected bookings will be contacted by the UK Civil Aviation Authority in due course, either directly or via their booking / travel agent, with further information and advice on making a claim for a refund.
Please visit https://www.caa.co.uk/ATOL-protection/Make-an-ATOL-claim/Latest-ATOL-holder-failures/ for additional information.
Whilst this news may be extremely upsetting for you, please be assured if your holiday is booked with Shearings, National Holidays or Caledonian Travel, we are here to help you to navigate through the process of recovering your money, and/or rebooking your travel arrangements.