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Video: How to prevent a holiday nightmare

Travel experts report rise in number of holidaymakers getting floored by food poisoning abroad .

The research of 2,000 holidaymakers was commissioned by travel specialists at law firm, Slater and Gordon, who say they have seen a rise in the number of people seeking their help after falling ill abroad.

The local food was a factor for one in four people when booking a foreign holiday and almost 40 per cent said concerns over hygiene would affect where they decided to go.

India caused the most concern with over 20 per cent of people choosing not to chance a bout of the country’s infamous ‘Delhi Belly.’

Travel journalist Simon Calder and Katherine Allen from travel specialist law firm Slater and Gordon discusses a range of topics from which countries rank the dodgiest destinations in the world to how to guard off getting sick abroad.

Credit: Slater and Gordon

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