To be short and to the point, I purchased a Florida vacation package from Magical Memory vacations in september of 2003. I finally attempted to make my reservations for this vacation in August of 2004 and wanted the travel to take place in October of 2004. Magical memorys phone number of course was non existent and it was only through extensive research that I was able to find out that A-1 travel reservations had taken over the business formerly known as Magical memory vacations.
When i9 finally talked to A-1, they informed me that they would not be able to occomadate me at all. They also told me that they could not issue a refund. Basically I paid for this vacation but would not recieve ANY of the services that were promised to me due to either my income level, my single status, or the fact that I'd be traveling with my 7 year old son. Single males have to make $40,000.00 per year whereas single females only need to earn $20,000.00 per year. Sounds like horseshit to me but whatever.
I spoke with several people and they all played the blame game or were not much help at all. SCD Marketing which is the marketing arm of magical memory and is or was headed by a man named steve dickerson was one of the individuals blamed for this and according to one source should be prosecuted and jailed for stealing innocent consumers money.
There is much more to this but to make a long story short, I was charged $287.00 over a year ago and am still going through all of the bueracratic red tape bull associated with attempting to get a refund. There is also no guarantee that I'll recieve a refund. This depends on the available funds from the security that a seller of travel must pay. I WOULD NOT ADVISE PURCHASING ANYTHING FROM Magical Memory Vacations, A-1 Travel Reservations, or whatever name they choose to call themselves in the future