- Report: #444044
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Complaint Review: Global Escapes
Global Escapes8911 Capital Of Texas HWY Austin, Texas U.S.A.
Global Escapes sad but true Austin Texas
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Finally we tried recently to book a mini vacation on a cruise out of Galveston, afterall, we have 3000$ in cruise rewards! The end result for a 7 day cruise would've been a grand total savings from Global Escapes for... 84.00!! out of a 2500.00$ cruise.
So, I thought, let me call my travel manager (as told by them to do for help). I pulled out my global escapes binder, see the business cards for Steve Nalty and Billy Brown, dial the (512) 492-6530 # and surprise, "no longer in service". So, I call the 800 #, no live person to talk to, yet. I did use the short notice getaway once, stayed in an off beat place in Florida (all that was available). When I think what I could have used the 7245.00 + 200.00/yr added membership fees (total 7645.00) for I feel sick.
I thought maybe we can sell this membership, so as I started to investigate the possibilty of that. I came upon the BBB complaints and these ripoff complaints as well. I won't spread this poor business practice to any other unknowing soul. We now will go through the belabored hoops to cancel our membership. I see from others, this is not accomplished by merely stopping payments like they said so I'll just get the registered letters in the mail.
Thanks to all who have written. I learned a lot from all of you and will never let myself fall for this travel club scam again.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 04/16/2009 09:09 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Global-Escapes/Austin-Texas-78734/Global-Escapes-sad-but-true-Austin-Texas-444044. 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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