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Today, five major car rental companies have agreed to significantly review how they deal with consumers thanks to a joint action from the European Commission and national enforcement authorities. Citizens will benefit from more clarity on insurance policies and tank refuelling options, more fairness when handling damages, and more price transparency. Complaints related to car rentals received by the European Consumer Centres have increased sharply in the last two years.

There are lots of difficult situations any traveller may encounter during a journey abroad. Picking up a rental car that is more expensive than agreed, finding out that a hotel room booked from home is unavailable, buying an item that becomes defective shortly afterwards: we've seen it all happen, haven't we? Thanks to ECC-Net: Travel app you now have the perfect tool to stay cool and express your rights in any European language.

Riga, May 27 2015. – Under the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Competitiveness Council (hereinafter - Council) will meet on May 28 to discuss the digital single market, including industrial aspects. The meeting will be chaired by Latvian Minister for Economic Affairs Dana Reizniece - Ozola.

At the Council Ministers will exchange views on the new Digital Single Market Strategy, which the European Commission published on May 6.