• Report: #783789

Complaint Review: Caribbean cruises

  • Submitted: Sun, October 02, 2011
  • Updated: Sun, October 02, 2011

  • Reported By: Sharon — Davie Florida United States of America
Caribbean cruises
2585 140st Altamont Springs, Florida United States of America

Caribbean cruises informercial for Genie Bra gives free scam cruise on Bahamas Celibration Ship Altamont Springs, Florida

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I ordered the Genie Bra from an informercial and was told that I won a free cruise.  I was transfered to the senior travel coordinator of Caribbean Cruises, Rachael Rizer, who gave me the particulars.  It was for a two day cruise out of Palm Beach Florida.  The cost to me was $59 per person, double occupancy, to cover port taxes.

That sounded reasonable.  I was told that meals and all drinks are free except for alcohol and tips. That also sounded reasonable, having gone on cruises in the past.  I gave my address, so they knew I also lived in florida, near Palm Beach.  I had not been on any vacation in 4 years and I needed a "get away".  I was told that the ship was the Celebration.  I was transfered to another person who tried like heck to upgrade me for $199 for an outside cabin.  I declined, since I only use my room to shower and sleep.  

I could see he was getting frustrated and I was transfered to another person.  This female tried to offer me an extended vacation for after my cruise.  Two days at a hotel in Fort Lauderdale and the normal sight seeing stuff.  I declined that because I live in Ft Lauderdale and I would rather sleep in my bed.  Having lived here since 1965, I have seen it all.  I just wanted my two day cruise!!!!
I had given them my credit card number to pay the $118 to cover port charges for two people.  They got so mad at me I was told that this was not for Florida residents.  It should not matter where I live...if I won something they should honor it. A thump on the head for the Genie Bra people for associating themselves with this scam...they have their own problems anyway from what I read....

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