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Cruise line misleading customers – Fred olsen

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has been slammed by the ASA advertising watchdogs for misleading customers with an early booking offer. The Advertising Standards Authority upheld a complaint that Fred Olsen’s direct mailing did not make clear the significant limitations of the offer. The direct mailing, sent to Oceans members, stated: “Book 2013 now and you’ll … Continue reading

Hoseasons looking for late UK HOLIDAY demand

This stupendous dose of wet summer weather, is have a negative impact on UK holidays. It should come as no surprise that the hint of potential sunshine will stimulate demand. Hoseasons is hoping that reports of better weather starting next week will “unleash a tidal wave of pent up demand”. The domestic operator said there … Continue reading

Carphone warehouse refund at last

Just a short note to confirm that Car-phone warehouse have actually refunded the debit card. This after the idiotic dealings with customer service, resulted in the potential madness of having a cheque reissued in the same wrong name???

Hijackers beaten to death

I bet that felt good, not that we condone violence but hey if you live by the sword you can die by it… Two men who allegedly attempted to hijack a plane were beaten to death by passengers and crew, according to China’s state media. It claimed the men had been part of a gang … Continue reading

On the beach holidays review

Beware of, OTBEACH or ON THE BEACH Holidays plus otbeach.co.uk and finally OntheBeach.co.uk -

On the beach complaints and reviewsOn the Beach Otbeach warning.

Or check out - On the beach holidays, ot beach, I book holidays a con site?

otbeach on the beach holidays The bulk of the "On the beach complaints" concern - Persistent call backs after you think you have booked online to ask for more, huge extra cost surcharges. Extremely poor customer service .

According to ABTA they trade as: On the Beach, I book holidays, Otbeach so be careful.

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