Collective Commentary about the New Package Travel Directive

Article 26 Reporting by the Commission and review By 1 January 2019, the Commission shall submit a report to the European Parliament and to the Council on the provisions of this Directive applying to online bookings made at different points of sale and the qualification of such bookings as packages, linked travel arrangements or stand-alone travel services, and in particular on the definition of package set out in point (b)(v) of point 2 of Article 3 and whether an adjustment or broadening of that definition is appropriate. By 1 January 2021, the Commission shall submit a general report on the application of this Directive to the European Parliament and to the Council. The reports referred to in the first and the second paragraphs shall be accompanied, where necessary, by legislative proposals. Monika Jurčová 1 I. Introduction; II. Context and purpose of the report; III. State of affairs for “click- -through” bookings; IV. Conclusion. I. INTRODUCTION The Commission was tasked to report shortly after the entry into application of the Package Travel Directive 2 on the new provisions on “click-through” 1 Trnava University in Trnava, Slovakia. 2 Directive (EU) 2015/2302 of the European parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2015 on package travel and linked travel arrangement, amending regulation (EC) N° 2006/2004 and Directive 2011/83/EU of the European parliament and of the Council and repealing Council directive 90/314/EEC, OJ L 326 of 11.12.2015.