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Complaint Review: Caribbean Cruise Lines
Caribbean Cruise LinesFort Lauderdale, Florida United States of America
Caribbean Cruise Lines Scammed me into giving my credit card information Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Then they mentioned that I could extend my vacation and proceeded to make an offer on side trips elsewhere. It was all really fast and they kept bouncing me to different people. Finally, they offered a price ($900+) and I agreed to pay it. I bought into it so much that I even suggested ways of paying for the full cost even though the payment would exceed my credit limit. Thank goodness I don't have a US Debit Account because I would have given them that information as well.
Then my mom came home and I told her that I won a free vacation. To my absolute horror, she told me that it was a scam and that they have been trying to reach me for days. I called my credit card company to tell them I was involved in a scam and to cancel the $118. However, the payment was already processed. I also decided to look up the travel agency and to my horror, I found numerous internet pages describing the company as a scam. I called back the agency so they could explain themselves and they had the gall to "reconfirm" my credit card information. At that point, I got fed up and demanded a full refund. In a very abrasive voice, they told me I would get a refund in a week. I believe this was a hollow promise.
I found out that the company tried to charge my credit card multiple times in order to get the $900 payment. They only managed to charge much less due to my low credit limit. In the end, I will be getting a new credit card and I'm hoping that I can dispute the charges if I have not been refunded. I hope it will be easy, despite the fact that everything happened over the phone and I received no confirmation e-mail regarding the travel arrangements.
As a young adult, I am angry that I believed their hype and scammed into this sophisticated operation.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 07/14/2011 03:21 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Caribbean-Cruise-Lines/Fort-Lauderdale-Florida-/Caribbean-Cruise-Lines-Scammed-me-into-giving-my-credit-card-information-Fort-Lauderdale-753042. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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