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American Travel Planners Exclusive Memberships

September 19th, 2017

April 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. September 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against American Travel Planners for allegedly falsely advertising its member benefits. Among other things, the complaint claims that the company falsely promises members exclusive benefits – such as access to travel packages


STS Vacations and Travel Guard Travel Insurance

January 9th, 2017

In December 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against STS Vacations (a travel agency offering vacation packages, destination wedding packages, and travel insurance) for allegedly deceptively advertising Travel Guard travel insurance policies for emergency medical expenses, travel delay, trip interruption, and lost baggage when the advertised insurance did not actually exist, the travel agency had


Travelocity

June 16th, 2016

TINA.org reader says discount travel website misled her on a promotion.


Grand Getaway Travel Membership Benefits

September 14th, 2015

December 2015: This action was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement. September 2015: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Grand Getaway Travel Services (a travel service company that sells vacation club memberships). Among other things, the complaint alleges that the company misleadingly promises consumers who purchase a “Vacation Club Membership” receive


Travel Insurance Assurance?

November 21st, 2013

This Thanksgiving, ensure you know what’s what with the various assurances of travel insurance.


Total up the Real Toll in Travel Offers

January 10th, 2012

When you’re thinking about planning your dream vacation to the Caribbean, the last thing you want to worry about is getting ripped-off.  But, unfortunately, crooks exist everywhere and the world of traveling is no exception. What to Look Out For: Hidden fees:  Ever seen an ad boasting round-trip airfare to Mexico for only $99 and


Booking.com

July 19th, 2019

Who is the constant prompting on Booking.com actually benefiting, the consumer or the site?


Discounts on Samsonite Luggage

April 9th, 2019

April 2019: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-639, S. D. CA.) February 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsonite Company Stores for allegedly advertising fake sales on its luggage and travel accessories sold at outlet stores by comparing a “sale” price to a fabricated “regular” price to


World OutGames Miami 2017

January 24th, 2019

2018: This action was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. Click here and here to see the dismissal orders. 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed regarding the marketing for the World OutGames Miami 2017 event. The complaint alleges that the marketers misleadingly continued to promote the 10-day event with sporting events,


Trip Insurance from United Airlines

November 19th, 2018

In September 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against United Airlines for allegedly deceptively marketing trip insurance on its flights. Specifically, the complaint claims that the airline misleadingly represents that the insurance is offered by Travel Guard Group and the money from the policies goes to the insurance company without disclosing that the airline gets


Trip Insurance Policies from American Airlines

October 19th, 2018

In 2016, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against American Airlines for allegedly misleadingly marketing trip insurance policies (that protect customers if their travel plans change) as being sold by a third party, Allianz Global Assistance, when the insurance policies are, according to plaintiffs, actually sold by American Airlines, which receives a profit each


Ad Watchdog TINA.org Files FTC Complaint Against Energy Supplier Stream Energy Deceptively Marketing Business Opportunity

September 12th, 2018

MADISON, CONN. September 12, 2018 – Ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) has filed a deceptive advertising complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Texas Attorney General against Stream Gas & Electric, Ltd., a Texas-based energy reseller and multi-level marketing company. TINA.org investigated Stream and found that the company and its distributors are engaged in a deceptive



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