Golf specialist Longmere International in Croydon has ceased trading, ABTA has confirmed today.

The company, which acted as an agency and tour operator, had branch offices in Croydon and Worthing.

It also operated under the names The Travel Centre, Golf4 Ireland, Golf Pro Travel Club, Longmere Bowling Holidays, Longmere Holidays, Longmere Business Travel, Tee Time Abroad and The Golf Holiday Company, as well as Longmere Business Travel and Longmere Reader Holidays.

The company specialised in short-haul golfing holidays to Portugal, Spain and Turkey.

As the company held an ATOL, customers who have booked packages including flights should contact the Civil Aviation Authority for a refund.

Other claims should be directed to CEGA, ABTA’s claims handling partner, on 01243 621 500.