Holiday companies allow riot police to re-book getaways for free

Holiday companies allow riot police to re-book getaways for freePA

Tui companies First Choice and Thomson are allowing riot police to re-book their holidays free of charge after all leave was cancelled during the UK uprisings.

Four days of UK riots saw the police forced to abandon their getaways to deal with the violence and looting.

But holiday companies have stepped in to assure them that they will waive their re-booking fees to get a well-deserved break.

Distribution director Nick Longman told Travel Mole: 'We know how important holidays are and that nobody needs a holiday more than members of the police force right now.

'We want to ensure that all members of the Police will still be able to take their well earned break with us, at a time convenient to them.

'Our retail staff, some of whom have been affected by the riots, will be only too happy to help police officers re-book their holidays, so we advise all officers affected to pop into their local Thomson or First Choice shop.'

According to Travel Weekly, Longman added: 'As a national retailer Thomson and First Choice would like to thank Britain's police force for protecting our high streets so fearlessly, and we look forward to welcoming them on our holidays.'

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