Who and how can now return the funds spent on travel?
Refund for tourist vouchers
The press service of the lower house of parliament reported that the State Duma in the second and third readings adopted a law on the return of funds for tourist trips to military personnel, who take part in the SVO.
“In accordance with the document, mobilized, contract soldiers and volunteers participating in a special military operation from February 24, as well as members of their families, will be able to unilaterally demand the termination of the contract for the sale of a tourist product and return the money for tour packages that they could not use due to entering the military service, », — representatives of the press service clarified.
Thus, the tour operator that received such a request must return the funds within 10 days.
The law also applies to contracts for the sale of a tourist product that were concluded from September 1, 2021 . In addition, a refund request can be submitted within 3 years from the date the contract was concluded with the travel company.