When George Feld books a hotel in Orlando, he’s transferred to the sales department for a timeshare. After spending another $199 to attend the timeshare pitch, Feld wants to know why he can’t have a refund. “I tried to book a hotel, so why did I end up with a timeshare pitch?”
Eva Dickerson’s recent Orlando visit ended on a less-than-magical note.
“As an international tourist destination, Orlando copes with tragedies’ aftermath”
In travel, discounts follow disaster.
Whether it’s Paris, Brussels or Orlando — after tragedy strikes a tourist destination, you can bet a fire sale will follow.
“Should you feel guilty about snatching up those Disney discounts?”
Orlando is having a bad week. A very bad week.
“Heavy discounts could follow Orlando’s troubles”
Barry Shiller’s vacation rental owner got a better offer just before he checked in. And suddenly, his family had no place to stay for their theme park vacation this spring.
He’d booked a house in Orlando through VRBO.com, a vacation rental Web site. But a few weeks before the family was supposed to check in, the owner contacted him to report that the house had been “double-booked.” A refund check was already in the mail. “What to do when you get dumped by your travel company”