Blue Ribbon Bags, a lost luggage tracking service, offers a $1,000 guarantee. If the company fails to find your lost luggage within 96 hours, you get the cash. That deal sounded pretty sweet to Vamsi Kosaraju, especially when his mother-in-law lost her bag on a recent flight. “What happened to his lost luggage? Blue Ribbon Bags knows”
Was Kimberly Baker just scammed by VRBO, the popular home rental site?
She thinks so after the site tried to charge her an extra $1,000 for her vacation rental after confirming. VRBO says it made an “honest” error and has apparently offered to eat part of the cost of the correct rate. “Did she just get caught in a vacation rental scam?”
Monique Chevalier wanted her shattered iPhone fixed — cheap and fast. So she went down to her local Batteries Plus franchise and handed over the severely damaged device. The technicians there promised to repair the screen for $139 in just one hour. So how did this transaction end up with Chevalier being blacklisted by Batteries Plus? “Blacklisted by Batteries Plus! What happened to her shattered iPhone?”
Flying home from her tropical vacation in Mexico, Alla Machavariane mysteriously missed a Spirit connection in Chicago. She has no explanation for it.
Machavariane says that she and her husband were sitting patiently at the gate for five hours before the missed flight. But somehow they never saw all the other passengers board and take off without them. And now she wants Spirit Airlines to pay $2,000 for the new flights they purchased to get home. “She missed a Spirit connection daydreaming at the gate…”
A Hampton Inn recently hit Doris Weller with the most ridiculous hotel damage fee I’ve seen to date. According to Weller, when she checked out, she left her room in tip-top shape. But the hotel’s management strongly disagreed.
It charged her a $250 deep-cleaning fee for room damage of an embarrassing nature. And now Weller wants the Elliott Advocacy team to clear her name and get her money back. Can we? “Here it is: The most ridiculous hotel damage fee — ever!”