Have you been affected by the recent news about Cobalt Air?

We’re sorry that you’ve been affected. If you need support during this difficult time, we’re here for you.

  • How does this affect me?

    Check the Cobalt Air website for up-to-date information.

  • What if I’m not ATOL protected and/or can’t claim through Cobalt Air?

    If Cobalt Air can’t help you, please call us1 on 03457 345 345 to raise a dispute. If you made your booking using your Barclaycard, please call 0800 161 5291.

  • What’s happening with my claim?

    Claims take a minimum of 60 days to complete – from the day we receive your signed and completed claim form.

    Process details

    1. Once we receive your claim, we’ll process it which can take up to 14 days
    2. Your claim will then be sent to Cobalt Air – according to Visa regulations, they must respond within 45 days 
    3. Once Cobalt Air have agreed to your claim, we’ll let you know within 14 days
    4. If Cobalt Air declines your claim, we’ll automatically appeal for you – this gives them another 30 days to respond. When we receive the final response, we’ll write to you within 14 days

    Tips for your claim form

    We need your signature to start your claim. If there are multiple payments, please sign for each payment

    Please make sure you attach your proof of purchase

  • What if I have travel insurance with Barclays?

    Please follow the disputes process first. If you’re unsuccessful, our travel insurance team will try to help you. We’ll need the claim form, evidence and anything else you sent as part of your unsuccessful dispute before we can pursue any travel insurance claims. Copies will be fine if you don’t have the originals. 

  • What if I’ve purchased travel money through Barclays?

    Please contact us and we’ll refund your travel money at the rate you bought it – at no cost to you (terms and conditions apply). 

  • What if I’m abroad right now?

    The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) says the Cypriot Government has announced that for passengers due to travel on 17 and 18 October 2018, they will refund the cost of an alternative economy flight. You’ll need to arrange that flight yourself and keep receipts.

    An announcement for passengers due to fly after these dates will be made in due course.

  • What if I booked my holiday through a third party?

    If you’ve booked your holiday through a third party and Cobalt Air can’t help you, you should contact the company you booked with.