• Report: #92887
Complaint Review:

Yourgiftcards.com - Simple Escapes

  • Submitted: Tue, May 25, 2004
  • Updated: Tue, May 25, 2004

  • Reported By:surprise Arizona
Yourgiftcards.com - Simple Escapes
www.yourgiftcards.com Internet U.S.A.

Yourgiftcards.com and Simple Escapes are rip-offs! I paid my Simple Escapes membership fee, but when I went to check on the status, they show no record of my email address. Now I'm out $15 and can't get my $50 gift card. Internet

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I signed up for YourGiftCards.com to receive a $50 gift certificate to Applebees. I completed a sponsor's offer (I signed up for Simple Escapes, a membership program that charges $14.95 a month for minimum discounts. I paid my membership fee to the sponsor which is supposed to entitle me to my gift card, but when I went to check on the status, they show no record of my email address.

Apparently I was supposed to receive a confirmation email which I never did. The only way to contact them is via their "contact us" link on the website. It brings up a form to fill out. Funny thing is, they have a drop-down box under the subject line, first thing listed is "Did not receive confirmation email". When I tried to submit the form though, it came back with a message basically saying that there is no record of my email address (there's no record because I never received my confirmation email) and it won't send the help request.

I have no way of contacting them and getting my gift certificate, which means I am out $15 and a lot of aggravation and wasted time pursuing this. Don't fall for their gimmick - they are not there to help or provide you with any benefits. I guess what they say is true, if it sounds too good to be true, it is.

surprise, Arizona

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 05/25/2004 10:55 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/yourgiftcardscom-simple-escapes/internet/yourgiftcardscom-and-simple-escapes-are-rip-offs-i-paid-my-simple-escapes-membership-fee-92887. 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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