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Travel To Go Scam
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My wife and I were definitely getting ready to live and retire together with chosen the fact that we would like to carry out numerous going even as have never have the amount of time to carry out it all earlier than. When getting one of the best bargain people thought we would work with those types of "vacation clubs" even as own overheard some terrific things about him or her. People came to this company identified as traveltogo and were definitely sharing how you can usually get this comfort vacation rentals for just a good percentage within the price tags the fact that anyone may well by chance grant, certain quite possibly as many as 80% out. Actually sounds like considerably which means that people long been buying the tavern together with applying affordable $3000 profit when the earliest an area of the funds. People were feeling we might conveniently save you that much the crazy things that numerous vacations that many of us might possibly be currently taking for those corresponding significant price savings.

A few four weeks once investing in people thought to reserve some of our earliest day at Mexico together with were going to vacation within the same exact lodge they will have applied to any samples within the demo we'd came to. Anytime planning to reserve for a start people were definitely cured rather rudely across the mobile given that people didn't remember some of our person multitude. Once we have the fact that piece straightened released, needless to say the prospect distributor was initially basically possessing a lousy daytime, and perhaps people notion. They then required with regards to the place people were going to choose together with people said to the criminals to any Mexican lodge which had been applied to any example of this demo, these said to individuals it had become not available and therefore we'd to choose something more productive. The presently came across as unexpected even as may not be imagined to own all "blackout" date ranges. People says so let me check out one other that time these says it had become on the market however, as soon as they quoted any level That I close to was thrown off within the office chair, it had become about $1200 one week even more consequently most things we'd been able to look for regarding all of our within the same exact lodge. A huge amount of meant for cutting back. When you complained together with required a good director people were definitely said to people were stressful together with people it is fair to get identified as to come back. Good the fact that for no reason developed, when you complained even more together with asked a good reclaim were definitely for a second time forgotten about. People were definitely start to ensure this may be a trick provider together with people were definitely attending get released some of our $3000 downpayment for that unnecessary holiday process. Travel to choose trick may be a dreadful provider together with To get the cheapest during keeping away from him or her! Deeper investigate highlighted they own a lot of FTC, BBB and Suitable Filings alongside him or her! Travel to choose ripoff may be a dreadful provider together with My organization is floored that they'll also pursue to use as they definitely frequently undertake merely duplicate consumers out! As expected you'll find archived all of our personal injury suit against this dreadful provider yet it is actually perhaps basically attending get one other sacrificed produce for example most of the other individuals. Sow how does this company vacation in online business as soon as they happen to be ripping consumers out, day to day?
Vacation strategy with travel to choose trick this is a finished ripoff and they will require your hard earned cash without system for example these hope!

Johnathan & Tammy McIntosh
     
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leet60 on 08/30/2011:
Say what?
At Your Service on 08/31/2011:
My thoughts exactly leet60.
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Huge Scam ~ Big Lies~ Ripoff ~ Unethical Business
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SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA -- My husband & I went to a presentation in San Diego last month and a man gave the pitch for all of these HUGELY discounted vacations including r. t. airfare for literally NOTHING. He stood up there and gave example after example after example of exotic and outrageous destinations in 5-Star resorts and wowed us all with "his" VERY "special" price. This was through Travel To Go by the way. When we joined we thought it was odd HE couldn't log onto their website and SHOW us these places, and that we only had 3 days to cancel. Turns out, they're a TIMESHARE LIQUIDATOR and they would LOVE to buy YOURS, and add it to their inventory! EVERY place was an RCI place, and when we logged on, we saw literally NOTHING to select - month after month there would be one or 2 max. dumpy places. The promised 50% off cruises were a page of 5 that were 8-10% off. He even lied and said Disney cruises were included.

Well, Disney doesn't discount their cruises, EVER. A travel agent can get better prices. Don't be fooled by them, we own a timeshare and it's far less to use it or even book through an online place then get sucked into this scam. It is nothing but a scam. I'm going to check into the supposed "A" rating with the BBB. IF that's true, it's only b/c people aren't bothering to report them after getting out. Ask THEM why they don't use this "wonderful" resource, our guy said it's b/c he has 6 kids. WHY wouldn't you? At $2K for a week for a family of 4 surely he could add the other members and pay $4K for the trips to Australia he told us about? Nope! We felt SO STUPID when we found out. LOOK INTO IT> And don't believe the "Our boss is giving a discount to the first 2 who buy>' We were the last to leave the room, and in the parking lot 4 others were telling us how THEY got a discount for having AAA, being a Marine, being a teacher, etc.

One couple paid $5K one paid $4800, we paid $4500 and another paid $6K. The only thing in common was we all got taken and we all left pissed and cancelled the next morning. They outright lie to you. It IS a timeshare rental and you don't get to us the good ones. It's a crappy timeshare rental. RUN OUT OF THERE!!!!!
     
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Anonymous on 02/06/2011:
This is the classic case of "if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is"
Diana on 06/23/2014:
We got taken in as well and paid $2,500.00. Unfortunately we didn't cancel. They made false promises and cheated us big time.
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I Walked Away!
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BFANSON, MISSOURI -- I just finished with a presentation of Travel-To-Go and I wanted to share my experience while it's still fresh on my mind. The presenter was fine and slick. When he gave us the price early on of $9,995 to be "upfront with us" I thought to myself, well, I might be interested in it if it was around $2,500. It looked good...better than my timeshare contract that cost me $14,000...that I would sell in a minute if I could get anywhere close to my money back.

Then the personal salesman sat down with us and when I told him I wasn't willing to spend $10,000 on anything like this he very quickly took $6,000 off the price. As this was going on I was looking online and seeing not-so-favorable reviews, so I wasn't interested in $6,000 off. Well, of course the price kept coming down and then he said he would "talk to his boss" and see what he could do for us. And we all know that he went to the back and had a cup of coffee and when he came back he was down to my $2,500 goal, the employee discount that he was only able to offer four times a year...yeah sure...but he also offered us the PREMIUM package worth $17,000 for.....$3,000. Well, by this time I was pissed off and walked.

Let me tell you, Travel-To-Go, if you want my business be honest with me upfront. Don't discount it 75% if you can offer it at that price anyway. It makes me think that you are trying to milk me for as much as you can upfront. I guess you saw that I was already pissed off at the "deal" I got for my timeshare (17 years ago) and you knew I would be a hard sell. Well, it still didn't work. So I have no firsthand experience WITH the product, but I sure don't like the sales pitch.
     
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Pete on 02/01/2014:
It seems like any of these 'seminars' for time share, travel clubs, etc are not worth it. Time shares: do your research first - see what used time shares are selling for in the complex that is being touted. Travel clubs: see what kind of air fares and hotel costs are for the destinations you want to go to before going to the seminar.
shayen on 02/01/2014:
Timeshare salespeople always come across as slick because they have to be. Sales in that industry is cut-throat as it is hard to get anyone to buy. I am not sure why you are upset that you weren't offered the cheapest price off the bat. Have you ever bought a car and had to haggle? It is part of the nature of the business. It sounds like you passed on a really good deal! Timeshares get a bad rap, but I had one for years and enjoyed it immensely, no regrets.
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Feel Stupid and Got Scammed
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BRANSON, MISSOURI -- Went to a presentation with Travel to Go in Branson MO, sat through their 60 minute presentation (actually lasted 90 min) and then another hour trying to see if we qualified. Seemed like such a good deal, me and my husband were going to go on some good vacations, my son was going to use them for their honeymoon.

Have been trying for 3 weeks to talk to someone just for them to say oh we can't give you that 20% discount. Haven't been able to find any good deals on Florida trips, it seems like there is never anything available in the time that we are going. I sure wish I could get someone to call me back. Hasn't happened, they are always in a presentation. Very DISAPPOINTED
     
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cmthru on 08/28/2013:
I once attended a presentation for one of those travel clubs. Other than getting a decent dinner I discovered that actually reservations for dates I wanted was next to impossible. The membership fees was outrageous. You are far better off reserving directly with hotels and airlines. And cheaper as well.
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Don't use the company, they use false representation.
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BRANSON, MISSOURI -- I was on vacation in Branson Missouri August 2010. We attended a Travel To GO presentation. Initially, the gentleman who had made the appt. said that it would only be an hour, it is actually a 90 minutes presentation. My husband and I attended the presentation and it sounded like a good offer. The package that we bought was 3500 dollars. The salesperson who represented the presentation told us that we would have to put down 799.00. And our payments every month would be 91.00 a month for installments until our loan was paid in full. I done some research when we got back to our hotel room, and seen several complaints. Needless to say I was nervous about the deal and called my bank and put a stop payment on the check that I had given them. we had 3 days to cancel in which I went to their office and did and I also gave them their leather binder that included everything they said I would need for reservations etc. when I got home, I went to the bank and they will still trying to process my check through after I had cancelled. So, please don't sign anything or give them any credit card or check. you will not get your money back if you wait to cancel within the 3 day period. From my experience I will never even think about going to a presentation again I don't care if they offer me trips to the White House. BEWARE CONSUMERS!!!
     
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Skye on 09/10/2010:
This is the perfect example of doing your research before you sign anything. I hope you gave them your cancellation in writing, so as to avoid any issues later on.

Thanks for the review.
Shirley on 06/18/2011:
We got ripped off too. $3400 worth.
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Travel To Go Scam
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SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA -- In September last year I bought a membership in "travel-to-go" a travel firm supposedly providing accommodation and luxury vacation packages around the world. I was promised the sky, and at the time I thought this is just too good to be true - 50% or more reduction on accommodation was what we were told when we paid our $5600. Low and behold it turns out to be if not a scam the next best thing to it. Every time we call there is a blackout date (Easter, Christmas, School holidays etc) and nothing available, or prices that are double the internet prices or accommodation that is second rate or motel value for extreme prices. Then we try to book in various places and there is no accommodation anywhere near the place we intend on staying ( we tried to Book Quessnsland, Australia and they gave us Sydney 1200 miles away. We tried to book the Caribbean and they wanted to put us up in Jacksonville, Florida. Then when I try to get a refund they tell me there is fine print that says NO REFUND is available for any reason, for any cause, even if the contract is fraudulent. This company should be closed down and put out of business for corporate fraud as there is nothing that they have provided for my thousands of dollars spent.

The stories of many others scammed by this company prove that this company is not honest and only out to fleece the public. I hope others are not scammed by this company as I have been.
     
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Anonymous on 05/07/2009:
When to their web page to read the terms & conditions. The frame containing terms is empty. Tried with a couple of other browser and got the same blank area. But I did notice a statement that they warrant nothing.
Soaring Consumer on 05/07/2009:
The clauses on that contract would not hold up in civil court, if you were to attempt to sue them. Especially since there is no copy of the contract available to you except a blank page.

Here is where they are located:
7964-B Arjons Drive
San Diego, CA 92126
Cindy on 03/08/2014:
This is a scam. You can book your own motel, cruises, and vacations yourself and save money. The hours are terrible. The price is different for everyone who buys. Save your money and go on vacation.....
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SCAM!
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CALIFORNIA -- We went to a Travel To Go presentation last night for no other reason than the "Complimentary Vacation for Two" that was offered. We sat through the whole thing - only to realize at the end this is nothing more than a Timeshare liquidator of unsold timeshare properties. Such a bait and switch. They lure you in with ideas of vacations to all these 5 star resorts - and when it gets down to it all you get is a week at a timeshare property that the property developers/owners couldn't sell. But that is not why I am upset. We got our voucher for a comp. vacation - We chose the Royal Caribbean Cruise to Mexico. In the fine print on the back it says to mail in the voucher, yada, yada - and we will be required to pay... $299.00 per person!!!!!!!! WHAT? OK - I get that we will have to pay for port charges and taxes. that's fine. I went on-line to the Royal Caribbean website to price a cruise directly from them in that category stateroom (Q). I found I can get a cruise for 2 @ $216.00/person and port charges and taxes for 2 people would be $51.58!!! A total of less than $500 or I could go on my complimentary vacation for $600. I called Travel to Go this morning and asked them what part of this vacation was complimentary. You know what they said... "Complimentary doesn't mean Free"!!!!!! I said if that is how they are handling this then I would seriously question their business practices in other areas of travel. They said they would call back... we will see about that!
Anyone looking for info about Travel To Go - RUN! It's a total scam. I feel so bad for all those elderly people in that meeting losing their retirement fund to this outfit.
     
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Anonymous on 05/17/2007:
There is no "free" lunch.
poppapia on 05/18/2007:
I congratulate you on doing your research before purchasing anything. I wish other consumers would do the same.
ItalGal on 02/05/2011:
My husband & I went to a presentation in San Diego last month and a man named Jason gave the pitch for all of these HUGELY discounted vacations including r.t. airfare for literally NOTHING. He stood up there and gave example after example after example of exotic and outrageous destinations in 5-Star resorts and wowed us all with "his" VERY "special" price. This was through Travel To Go by the way. When we joined we thought it was odd HE couldn't log onto their website and SHOW us these places, and that we only had 3 days to cancel. Turns out, they're a TIMESHARE LIQUIDATOR and they would LOVE to buy YOURS, and add it to their inventory! EVERY place was an RCI place, and when we logged on, we saw literally NOTHING to select - month after month there would be one or 2 max. dumpy places. The promised 50% off cruises were a page of 5 that were 8-10% off. He even lied and said Disney cruises were included. Well, Disney doesn't discount their cruises, EVER. A travel agent can get better prices. Don't be fooled by them, we own a timeshare and it's far less to use it or even book through an online place then get sucked into this scam. It is nothing but a scam. I'm going to check into the supposed "A" rating with the BBB. IF that's true, it's only b/c people aren't bothering to report them after getting out. Ask THEM why they don't use this "wonderful" resource, our guy said it's b/c he has 6 kids. WHY wouldn't you? At $2K for a week for a family of 4 surely he could add the other members and pay $4K for the trips to Australia he told us about? Nope! We felt SO STUPID when we found out. LOOK INTO IT> And don't believe the "Our boss is giving a discount to the first 2 who buy>' We were the last to leave the room, and in the parking lot 4 others were telling us how THEY got a discount for having AAA, being a Marine, being a teacher, etc. One couple paid $5K one paid $4800, we paid $4500 and another paid $6K. The only thing in common was we all got taken and we all left pissed and cancelled the next morning. They outright lie to you. It IS a timeshare rental and you don't get to us the good ones. It's a crappy timeshare rental. RUN OUT OF THERE!!!!!
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Customer Service is Terrible
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SANDIEGO, CALIFORNIA -- They convinced us on a visit to Branson MO as well this was the deal of a lifetime. With our membership came a free Cruise, and the promise someone would be contacting you. SO FAR NO ONE HAS EVER CALLED US. I have had to repeatedly reach out to them. And the SO called FREE cruise...what a joke. I have had to pay 600 for port fees alone, not including any excursions, airfare, or any thing else. I looked at the Cruises online, I could have gotten a better deal if I just booked through them. WHAT is free? I still can't figure it out.

I keep paying them the money they request with the answer that "once we receive the payment, you will be contacted". Well they received their payments and it has cleared my account, but again have I heard from them. NO. They keep delaying the processes as if to purposely make you miss the "SO CALLED" free cruise, so they can keep the money. Yes I feel like I got scammed, and No I will not recommend you. You know what they say...IF IT SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT IS.
     
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cmthru on 09/11/2013:
Have you ever been told which is the actual cruise line or name of the ship?The $600 port fee is a huge red flag. Port fees are way lower than that.

I recently read a story where a free cruise was offered. Turned out to be a converted ferry boat.
Alain on 09/11/2013:
Try contacting the California Attorney Generals Office about this via http://oag.ca.gov/consumers or at (800) 952-5225.
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Before Purchasing with Travel To GO, research the company
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BRANSON, MISSOURI -- We were on vacation In Branson Missouri on August 30. 2010. We were approached by a gentleman who represented Travel to go/Grand vacation. He said if we attended his presentation for an hour, that we could get back 75.00 just for attending. So, my husband and I attended the presentation and we were really interested in what they had to offer. It all sounded good, and the package deal was 3,500 dollars. But when I called to reserve a room with a hotel, they couldn't offer me much of a discount at all. I told them that I already had the room at that rate. With that information, I should have known that was a red flag, and then I seen the bad reviews on the internet.

So needless to say, we had 3 days to cancel and I cancelled our membership with Travel to Go. I just hope people think about what they are committing to before signing anything. Please use precaution.
     
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Weedwhacked on 09/02/2010:
These are suckers' deals just like time-shares. If it sounds too good to be true............(you know the rest of the saying.) I worked for a time-share/travel club and cannot believe how many people fall for their sales' pitches.
zano on 09/10/2010:
They didn't sound like a timeshare initially, so that's why we thought that the offer sounded so good. If I had known that it was an actual time share liguidator, then I wouldn't have even attended the presentation to begin with. I won't attend another one. It is all a bunch of crap.
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Do Not Go To Presentations & Sign Anything With Travel To Go
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We went to a vacation presentation and specifically asked if it was a time share. We were told no. Now when we asked for our money back the Travel To Go company tells us that the company who represented them is no longer in business and they took our $2999.95. Now Travel To Go wants us to pay them $199. per year for something we don't want. We were interested in booking cruises and found that their slide presentation was grossly misrepresented. We could have done just as well at Travelocity or other Travel Agents.

We feel we were ripped off and now they won't return our money so I'm writing this to warn anyone else. Do stop--run to the nearest exit if you are approached by this company.
     
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saj80 on 04/08/2009:
If you were concerned it was a time share, or some other type of sales pitch, why did you give them $2,999.95? You could have simply declined and walked away. If you signed something, gave them the money, and, in most states, the recission period has passed, you are probably stuck. Lesson learned on being a better consumer.
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