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Complaint Review: Fulfillment International
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Fulfillment International ripoff! I won a vacation... but it cost me. Internet, Nationwide
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So from there she transfered me to my booking agent Pedro Encalada Employee number 3098 to be precise. At that time I asked him to call me on a land line as to not WASTE my minutes. Sure enough, he did! So my accomodations would include 5 days, 4 nights in Orlando to see Mickey Mouse of course, then on to sunny Daytona for a 4 day, 3 night extravaganza. I would also receive a luggage set and a travel CD to maximize my stay, how convenient. Then he could send me information about Bahamas if I was interested, just let him know, he'd get that right out.
Well, to get this wonderful vacation within the next 12 months all I would need to do is pay the $149 per person, up to two people gift tax. And $29.00 for the shipping of my new luggage.
At that point I said, "I thought it was a WON vacation?" But of course in every state you need to pay taxes, it's one of the 2 certainties of life. At this point I told him I was not interested due to the high "gift tax" cost. He asked if I would still like to go? Well sure!! It's only 16 degrees here! He asked me to hold the line.
His "Manager" Bill (didn't catch the full name, to fast a talker)came on the line and asked why I wouldn't be able to pay $298.00 for a vacation? Where else would you be able to get a vacation for $298.00? EXCUSE ME!? I stated I was talking to Pedro employee number 3098, because I had WON a vacation, and I thought the "gift tax" was a bit high. He then said "Well, if you went on a gameshow, and won, you would have to pay the taxes". I then said, that's why I don't go on gameshows.
I guess I was a bit much for Bill, because at that point he said, with a sigh, "Have a nice day mam". and hung up.
I was a bit flabergasted and searched the internet for them, this is one of the many websites I came to. Just thought I'd give a little input.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 11/25/2003 01:45 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Fulfillment-International/internet/Fulfillment-International-ripoff-I-won-a-vacation-but-it-cost-me-Internet-Nationwide-73083. 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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