Jarvis v Swans Tours [1973]

Facts

  • Jarvis booked a £63.75 holiday
  • The judges in the case enjoyed describing how awful the holiday was

Issue

  • Could damages be awarded for inconvenience?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • The purpose of the contract was to remove the claimant from the inconveniences of life, therefore £120 awarded
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