Can the Palladium Travel club just refuse my refund like this?

Charles Berger’s dreams of a future filled with fun family vacations prompted him to invest in the Palladium Travel Club. But now those dreams have turned to nightmares as he tries to sift through all the additional fees and blackout dates. Will he ever be able to enjoy his “investment”? Read more “Can the Palladium Travel club just refuse my refund like this?”

He’s given up on his travel club case, but should I?

Kenneth Heller thinks he’ll never get the “free” cruise IIG Promotions promised him for attending its sales presentation. But should I give up on his case, too?
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I need help un-joining a travel club

The letters between Michael Lefelstein and Island Trader Vacations are increasingly desperate.

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Airlines sue travel clubs for appropriating logos

It starts with a postcard saying that you’ve won an airline ticket. To collect your prize, you have to attend a brief presentation. And that’s how they getcha.
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I paid $6,995 for a travel club membership — did I just get scammed?

Cathy Evans doesn’t fit the profile of a typical scam victim. She’s an account manager for a technology company in Boston, and she likes to think of herself as a discerning customer.
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