She was 'particularly concerned' by Mr Willis's closing comment: 'What have you to lose (by organising a DIY package) but the cost of a few international phone calls?'
'Operators take out expensive bonds for the protection of their clients' money . . . and provide representatives to turn to if there are problems,' she responds.
I am the first to agree that Britain's tour operators come up with some spectacularly good deals: this month, for example, you can spend a week in Thailand or Hong Kong for around pounds 500. But Mr Willis's enterprise showed that the DIY option is worth investigating - and because he paid with a credit card his money was protected.Reuse content