Skanes is located on Tunisia’s eastern coast. The areas great weather has made it a popular destination for holiday makers looking to experience Tunisia. Featuring an 8 km stretch of beach and a huge variety of accompanying water sports, Skanes has become popular with among families with children, or couples looking for an activity filled holiday.
Although many visitors to Tunisia enjoy their stay in Skanes, reports of illness such as food poisoning are not uncommon. With reported symptoms such as diarrhoea, stomach cramps, fever and vomiting which are associated with bacterial infections such as Salmonella, E. coli and Campylobacter.
Poorly maintained swimming pools can also lead to serious stomach illness such as Gastroenteritis as a result of contracting Cryptosporidium.
Whilst staying in Skanes it is important to follow these guidelines to reduce the risk of food poisoning and other holiday illnesses:
- Avoid foods not prepared hygienically.
- Avoid food not stored at the correct temperature.
- Frequently use an alcohol-based hand gel.
- Avoid street food.
- Avoid salads and any uncooked fruits and vegetables (these may have been handled unhygienically)
Suffering from illness on an all-inclusive holiday to Skanes will obviously affect your health but can also leave holidaymakers out of pocket from costly local medical treatment.
It is your tour operators’ responsibility to make sure you are provided with a safe, clean and hygienic hotel.
If you have fallen ill whilst on an all-inclusive holiday to Skanes, get in touch with a member of our team on 01625 253 020.
We have over 10 years industry experience and we will be happy to help you through the process of claiming back the cost of your holiday plus any additional compensation you may be owed.