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    Chase Rapid Rewards CC Dispute

    In summary, I signed up for a Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card with Chase Bank under an offer stating, after purchase of a first flight with the card, I would receive a $200 credit to my statement. After the flight was purchased, my statement posted with a balance of $197.96. Chase...
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    Hotel.com Misrepresentation of Price

    Hotels.com, which is owned by Expedia, advertises that you can search from the lowest price to the highest price. They then offered a special "low" price of $59 for a night at the Grand NYC which would be nonrefundable. I made the reservation but the charge came back for $160.62. When I called...
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    United Airlines bait & switch - fare code purchased changed on operated flight

    I am having problems with resolving my United ticket fare code being changed from T (purchased) to L (flown) on United Flight UA6805 operated by Air New Zealand as NZ 29 from IAH to AKL. The change resulted in me being awarded no-miles and failure to maintain my frequent flyer status. I...
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    Avis Car Classes

    Hi all. I've followed Chris Elliott on Linedin for a while, and on the website, but opted to finally join to contribute. I have an interesting one, that I’m not so much looking for remediation, but I suppose wanting to warn others about and get your opinion on. I believe it’s a classic...
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    Southern Journeys - SCAM

    I saw Christopher Elliott's article regarding Southern Journeys being a scam and Lynda Shirley's specific situation (http://elliott.org/is-this-a-scam/afraid-victims-scam/). My husband and I have had the EXACT same experience. We signed up for a chance to win a trip at the Valero Open in San...