A package is defined by The Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 if you booked your holiday before 1 July 2018, or by The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 if booked after 1 July 2018.
The Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 define a 'package holiday' as follows:
Package holidays are required by law under the Package Travel Regulations to be financially protected.
A package holiday contains one contract, and this covers all of your travel arrangements and is clear on your confirmation invoice. If you're still not sure what you've booked, you should check with your travel company.
A package holiday can come in many different forms and can be sold in different ways – from a ‘ready-made’ package (where the different travel services are put together for you by the travel company and offered at a single price) to many tailor-made trips (for example where you select different services from a range offered before paying for them together). However, they will all have the same level of financial and legal protection.
It counts as a package holiday if your travel company: